1807.009: Sketch of the Proceedings of the Virginia Legislature.

Published: 1807

Full Title: General assembly. Sketch of the proceedings of the Virginia legislature—session 1806-7. Office of the Virginia gazette. …

Author: -----

Place Issued: Richmond

Issuing Press: Augustine Davis

Description: 1 sheet [1 pg.]; 48 cm. x 30 cm. (broadside).


An unofficial, Federalist-informed report on recently adjourned session, which included short synopses of the report of the committee of finance (1806.066), a review of the penitentiary system (1807.007), a report on the militia (not published separately), and the statement on the Virginia manufactory of arms (1807.001). The Virginia Gazette in Richmond was published by Augustine Davis from 1786 to 1821, so the attribution here; Swem recorded title from a card in the Library of Congress catalogue, but current digital catalogue does not list this item; reported size of sheet indicates it was an extra edition to the regularly issued newspaper.

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