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.