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Coventry's papers and correspondence relating to Virginia

Maker:  Coventry, Official papers of Henry


Official papers of Henry Coventry: Coventry's papers and correspondence relating to Virginia, New England, Barbados and other colonies, 1606-84, the Virginia material including: copies of Virginia charters, early-17th century; and four contemporary copies of acts enacted at the Grand Assembly in Jamestown, each attested by James Minges, 1672-4, together with document signed by Sir William Berkeley [governor], Thomas Ludwell [secretary] and Robert Wynne [speaker], certifying that the papers were copied from records of the Grand Assembly of Virginia, 1674; Petition, signed by Sir William Berkeley, and countersigned by Robert Wynne. speaker of the house of burgesses, and Thomas Ludwell, secretary of the colony, to Charles II, 6 1/2 pages, large folio, Assembly, James City, 1674, requesting him to revoke previous 'ruinous' grants, and grant them a charter, with related papers including explanatory notes of 'the Heads of the Virginia Charter', signed by [Colonel] Francis Morison; long letter signed by Robert Southwell, commenting on the enquiry into the Virginia patents, 1676; Petition, signed by Sir William Berkeley, to Charles II, asking for arms and ammunition for use against the Indians, 1676; Autograph letter signed by Sir William Berkeley, to Coventry, deploring the war with the Indians in new England, 1676.

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