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1685-1686 Session Information

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  • Start Date: Oct 1 1685
  • End Date: Nov 17 1686
  • Notes: This Assembly met for one day, October 1, 1685, from November 2 to December 13, 1685, and October 20 to November 17, 1686. Historical records of this Assembly are incomplete.
  • Speaker: Arthur Allen Jr.
    William Kendall
  • Clerk: Robert Beverley Sr.
Name Locality Committees
Arthur Allen Jr. Surry
John Anderson Cannot be determined
William Anderson Accomack
Henry Applewaite Isle of Wight
John Armistead Gloucester Public Claims
William Ball Sr. Lancaster
Thomas Ballard James City County Propositions and Grievances (Chair)
Thomas Barber York
Henry Batt Charles City
Robert Beverley Sr. Middlesex
James Brasseur/Brassier* Nansemond
Thomas Cheesman York
John Custis Northampton Propositions and Grievances
Robert Dudley Middlesex
David Fox Lancaster
Isaac Foxcroft Northampton
William Hardidge Westmoreland Propositions and Grievances
Henry Hartwell James City Public Claims
Humphrey Harwood Warwick
Samuel Hayward Stafford
Daniel Jenifer Accomack Public Claims (Chair)
Henry Jenkins Elizabeth City
Matthew Kemp Middlesex
William Kendall Accomack
Richard Kennon Henrico
Thomas Lear Nansemond
John Lear/Leare Nansemond
Richard Littlepage New Kent
William Lloyd Rappahannock
Lemuel Mason Lower Norfolk
Christopher Neale Northumberland
Francis Page York Propositions and Grievances
William Randolph I Henrico Public Claims
Christopher Robinson Middlesex Propositions and Grievances
William Robinson Lower Norfolk
Martin Scarlet Stafford
Arthur Smith Isle of Wight
John Smith Gloucester Propositions and Grievances
Arthur Spicer Rappahannock, Richmond County Propositions and Grievances
John Stith Charles City Public Claims
Samuel Swann Surry Public Claims
Lawrence Washington Westmoreland
John West New Kent
Richard Whitaker Warwick
William Wilson Elizabeth City Propositions and Grievances
Thomas Yowell Westmoreland

*The information within this interactive and searchable application has been researched extensively by the House Clerk’s Office. As with any historical records of this age and breadth, there may be discrepancies and/or inconsistencies within records obtained from a variety of credible sources. Any feedback is encouraged at history@house.virginia.gov.

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