Sends several acts of Congress: May 22, directing a copy of the act of
March 6 establishing the control of Congress by appeal in the last resort over all
jurisdictions for deciding the legality of captures on the high seas to b...
Sends Henry a copy of the act of Congress of January 21 directing the
Auditor General and Auditors of the Army to furnish him with the accounts of supplies of
money advanced to the militia of Virginia. Also papers of Congress o...
Sends Henry an act of Congress of May 7 providing further for the defense
of Georgia and South Carolina and for facilitating the provision of clothes for the
Virginia troops. At least, the clothes will arrive as soon as possibl...
Sends Henry a copy of an act of Congress of April 13 requesting Virginia
to send the U.S. 1000 stand of arms to be used in the defense of South Carolina and
Georgia and directing the Board of War to replace them without delay.
Sends an act of Congress of 13 July recognizing Adriaan Valk as Consul
from Netherlands to Maryland and Virginia to reside at Baltimore and calling on those
states to furnish him with a notification of his quality.
Compliance with the treaty of 1783: until Negro slaves shall be returned
or compensation be made for them, the people of Virginia will not comply with the
provisions of the treaty calling for a payment of debts to British credi...