1781.017: Journal of the House of Delegates (March 1781).

Published: 1781

Full Title: [Journal of the house of delegates of Virginia at the session begun March 1, 1781]

Author: Virginia. General Assembly. House of Delegates.

Place Issued: Richmond

Issuing Press: Dixon & Nicolson

Description: Unrecorded


Assembly met March 1 to March 22, 1781; journal possibly never printed as result of British military operations that followed this session; journal ordered reprinted in December 1782. After the government of Virginia relocated to Richmond in 1780, it depended on the press of John Dixon and Thomas Nicolson until April 1781. John Dunlap and James Hayes were appointed as Virginia's public printers in November 1780, but several war-time incidents kept them from printing in Richmond until December 1781; Dunlap & Hayes conducted some public business in Charlottesville during the government's western exile in the summer of 1781. o the new firm of Thomas Nicolson and William Prentis was engaged to cover their work until late 1781.

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