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Correspondence and documents relating to the rebellion of Nathaniel Bacon in Virginia

Maker:  Coventry, Official papers of Henry


Official papers of Henry Coventry: Correspondence and documents relating to the rebellion of Nathaniel Bacon in Virginia, including copies of correspondence between Bacon and Sir William Berkeley; contemporary copy of Bacon's 'The Declaracon of the people'; series of autograph letters and an autograph declaration on this subject by Sir William Berkeley (begging to be relieved of his governorship, giving a long account of the Virginia 'Calamities', reporting the death of Bacon); with other autograph letters on the Bacon rebellion and the troubles of Virginia by: Phillip Ludwell (to various correspondents including Coventry, lady Frances Berkeley, Alexander Culpeper, and his brother Thomas Ludwell), also Isaac Allerton, Nicholas Spencer, Herbert Jeffreys (series), Henry Chicheley and others, with related documents including original petitions, proposals for the defeat of the rebellion; papers relating to the visit of the Commissioners of Virginia; series of autograph letters signed by [Colonel] Francis Morison; and Narrative, signed by Herbert Jeffreys, of affairs in Virginia since the departure of the Commissioners, 1676-78; with printed proclamation 'for the suppressing a Rebellion lately raised within the Plantation of Virginia', 1676. Other North American papers include: long autograph letter signed by Mathias Nicolls, on the defence of New York, 1672; autograph letter signed by [Sir] E[dmund] Andros, to Coventry, New York, 1675; transcript of Edward Randolph's letter to Coventry, Boston 1676, with associated documents; printed broadsheet ordering appointment of commissioners to meet at Cambridge, [Mass.], to plan to put up a stockade, 1676. Manuscripts relating to Newfoundland including long autograph letter, signed by John Berry, to Coventry, reporting on trade, conditions and settlement in Newfoundland, 1675; nominal roll of planters, Newfoundland, 1678.

ID:  91714



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