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James Wells

Member From: 1781 - 1781

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  • Additional Info: 1781 - 1782 Assembly - The seat of Thomas Nelson, Jr. became vacant upon his election to the governorship in June 1781. There is a voucher of James Garrard for attending the May 1781 session, but the county he represented is not given​. There is also a voucher of Henry Peyton for six days' attendance during the session, but again the county is not mentioned. There is also a voucher of James Wells for attending the Oct. session in 1781, but the county is not mentioned. The journal shows that Samuel Richardson was present; the county he represented cannot be determined. ​
Session District District Number Party Leadership Committees
1781-1782 Undetermined

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