The proceedings of the House of Burgesses of Virginia, convened in General Assembly, on Thursday the first day of June, 1775, will fully appear in their Journals, printed at large; but as it was judged necessary that the most material transactions should be seen in one connected and distinct point of view, the House ordered that these should be published in a pamphlet, and they are contained in the following sheets

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The proceedings of the House of Burgesses of Virginia, convened in General Assembly, on Thursday the first day of June, 1775, will fully appear in their Journals, printed at large; but as it was judged necessary that the most material transactions should be seen in one connected and distinct point of view, the House ordered that these should be published in a pamphlet, and they are contained in the following sheets

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The proceedings of the House of Burgesses of Virginia, convened in General Assembly, on Thursday the first day of June, 1775, will fully appear in their Journals, printed at large; but as it was judged necessary that the most material transactions should be seen in one connected and distinct point of view, the House ordered that these should be published in a pamphlet, and they are contained in the following sheets. Williamsburg : Printed by Alexander Purdie.

The proceedings largely concern the strained relationship between Governor Dunmore and the General Assembly following the former's removal of gunpowder from the Magazine in Williamsburg, Virginia.

It is not probable that the full journal of this session was printed, although a few fugitive leaves exist. cf. Sabin, Bibl. amer., v. 17, no. 99974. The text of the full journal is reproduced from manuscript in "Journals of the House of Burgesses of Virginia, 1773-1776 ... ed. by John Pendleton Kennedy. Richmond, Va., 1905."

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Virginia. General Assembly. House of Burgesses, “The proceedings of the House of Burgesses of Virginia, convened in General Assembly, on Thursday the first day of June, 1775, will fully appear in their Journals, printed at large; but as it was judged necessary that the most material transactions should be seen in one connected and distinct point of view, the House ordered that these should be published in a pamphlet, and they are contained in the following sheets,” Special Collections, John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, accessed July 14, 2024, https://cwfjdrlsc.omeka.net/items/show/3635.