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Virginia. General Assembly

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Office of Finance Records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 223
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence, reports, committee files, and other material from the Office of Finance at the College of William and Mary. Included in the records are budget reports, correspondence with the Virginia Attorney General and the Governor of Virginia, legislation from the Virginia General Assembly, as well as material from campus committee meetings. Please see the finding aid/inventory section of this finding aid for more information about this collection.

Arthur Lee Philanthropos Address to Virginia General Assembly

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01213
Scope and Contents Handwritten copy of an address, 1767, written by Arthur Lee to the Virginia General Assembly and printed in the Virginia Gazette, Williamsburg, Va. (Rind, 19 March 1767, no longer exant). The address contains the author's opinion that slavery should be abolished, stating that "it is a violation both of Justice and Religion; that it is dangerous to the safety of the community...; that it is destructive to the growth of Arts and Sciences; and that it produces a numerous and very fatal train of...