Documents, prints, and heraldry pertaining to Virginia governors from the 17th and 18th centuries. Includes letters and documents signed by John Murray, Robert Brooke, James Wood, Beverly Randolph, Patrick Henry, Edmund Andros, Jeffrey Amherst, Norborne Berkeley, Robert Hunter, Francis Fauquier, Earl De La Warr, James Blair, and Robert Dinwiddie among others. Also included in the collection are prints, coats of arms, and commemorative coins.
Engraving print of Lord Botetourt, right facing with the additional writing, "Done from a medalion of the same size in the possession of John Norton, Esq. To the General Assembly of Virginia, this plate is most humbly inscribed by their obliged humble servant. H. Ashby." Publication of this print was from London by H. Ashby.
Framed Coat of Arms for Lord Botetourt. A label adhered on the back reads "Finely engraved on copper and printed on hand made paper, from Joseph Edmonson's Baronagium Genealogicum, published London 1764. Edmonson was Mowbray Herald Extraordinary of the College of Arms of Great Britain. His work is one of the most authoritative and beautiful publications on Heraldry."