1801.005: Journal of the House of Delegates (December 1800).

Published: 1801

Full Title: Journal of the House of Delegates of the Commonwealth of Virginia, begun and held at the capitol in the city of Richmond, on Monday the first day of December, one thousand eight hundred.

Author: Virginia. General Assembly. House of Delegates.

Place Issued: Richmond

Issuing Press: Meriwether Jones

Description: 80 pgs.; 30.5cm. (fol.).


This session met from December 1, 1800 to January 23, 1801. Title page carries an imprint date of 1800, though it was necessarily issued after the session ended in January 1801; that error indicates that the press of Meriwether Jones continued the practice of his predecessor, Augustine Davis, of compiling the official House journal from the typeset employed to print the journal sheets that were issued daily during the session, about 200 in number; not knowing the ending date of the meeting, the title page reflects the date when its printing started.

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