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Virst intimation of Dunmore's hostility_Remotes the
gin-powder from the magazine Corporation of Wila tiamsburg address him on the subject; he reurns it 'Terbal answer-Contribution subscribed for the Bostonians— Dunmore's letter to the British Ministry-7'he Governor issues a proclamation-Causes of the governor's aların-Captain Montague threatens to fire upon York Town-Williamsburg Committee pass resolutions thereupon-Six hundred men assemble at Fredericksburg - Deliver their sentiments for publication, and then retire – The Hanover Volunteers under Patrick Henry march for Williamsburg-The King's receiver-general makes compensation for the seizure of the gun-powderThe Voiunteers of Hanover offer their services—101 thought necessary-Excellent order preserred during the march of the Hanover Volunteers - The Governor issules a proclamalion against P. Henry and his follow. * ers - Address to P. Henry- The Council address live People-Patrick Henry escorted by Volunteers on his way to Congress--General Assembly ineet --General reflections Assembly meet — The Governor addresses them in a specchi - ssembly return an answer - T'he assembly request iitformation with respect to the expenditure on the Indian expedition-Partial compliance of the Governor-Assembly appoint a committee to inspect the magazine-Junmore's conduct Thereup n. Assembly resent Dunmori's rusleness — The Council make ( communication to the house of Burgesses— The House receive a message fronz the Governor on the subject of the gun-poroder-Krso. lution to address the Governor-l'ommittee appointed. Resolııtion never acted upon- he Council address the Governor The Governor retires on board of a man of war.
HISTORY OF CITIP..
In eompiling the history of Virginia from the year 1777,
it will be necessary to review some of the transactions relas 1775,
ted in the last chapter of the 3d volume of Burk's histo-
hostile armies in the other states.
ing all civil officers to use their utmost exertions to preMarch 28. vent the appointment of deputies from Virginia to the con
tinental congress, which was to assemble at Philadelphia
timation of his evil disposition towards them. Removes
* Between 3 and 4 o'clock, on Thursday morning, April the Gun- the 2011, Capt. Collins with a body of men belonging to Powiler
the Magdalen armed schovner, by the command of from the maitzine,
Dunmore, came from Burwell's ferry to Williamsburg, and
board that schooner, about 20 barrels of gunpowder be-
When the morning appeared and this discovery was
They stated the apprehensions which iad been excited by this measure: that the magazine bad been crected at
* 'Ve have adoptel wiat wedeem the most correct authority ; for even ersons who were on the spot, have varied in their relations of the tiine when the transaction cook place,