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Dunmore’s speech to the General Assembly at Williamsburg, Virginia(1775 June 1)

  • MS 2000.39
  • Microfilm: M-1561
  • 1 item

Governor John Murray, 4th Earl of Dunmore’s speech concerns the alarming state of rebellion in the colony and the English Parliament’s reaction. Mentions an address of Parliament given 7 February 1775, agreeing to consider the colonists’ grievances. Request the colony to fulfill its obligations. Recommends paying officers and men who recently repelled an invasion of Indians. Printed document; published by Alexander Purdie.