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  • Start Date: May 3 1784
  • End Date: Jan 7 1785
  • Notes: Sessions: May 3 to June 30, 1784; October 18, 1784 to January 7, 1785
  • Speaker: John Tyler
  • Clerk: John James Beckley
Name Locality Committees
John Ackiss Princess Anne
James Adams Campbell
John Allen Surry Propositions and Grievances
Barttelot Anderson Hanover Commerce
Propositions and Grievances
Garland Anderson Hanover Claims
Propositions and Grievances
Religion
William Anderson Louisa Commerce
Propositions and Grievances
Religion
William Armistead New Kent Claims
Propositions and Grievances
James Ball Jr. Lancaster
Phillip Barbour Jefferson Claims
Propositions and Grievances
John Berryman Lancaster Commerce
Propositions and Grievances
Religion
Richard Bibb Prince Edward Claims
Propositions and Grievances
William Bibb Prince Edward
Edward Bland Prince George Commerce
Propositions and Grievances
John Booker Jr. Amelia Propositions and Grievances
John Bowyer Rockbridge Privileges and Elections
Propositions and Grievances
Religion
Michael Bowyer Augusta Courts of Justice
Privileges and Elections
John Breckinridge Montgomery Courts of Justice
Propositions and Grievances
Religion
William Brent Stafford Courts of Justice
Propositions and Grievances
John Howell Briggs Sussex Courts of Justice
Propositions and Grievances
Alexander Scott Bullitt Prince William
Edmund Byne King and Queen Propositions and Grievances
Religion
Nicholas Cabell Amherst Claims
Privileges and Elections
Propositions and Grievances
Edward Carrington Cumberland Claims
Courts of Justice
Propositions and Grievances
Edward Carter Albemarle Commerce
Propositions and Grievances
Landon Carter Richmond County
Wilson Miles Cary Warwick Religion (May 1784) (Chair)
Privileges and Elections
Propositions and Grievances
Matthew Cheatham Chesterfield Propositions and Grievances
Thomas Claiborne Brunswick Claims
Propositions and Grievances
William Dandridge Claiborne King William Claims
Propositions and Grievances
John Clark "e" Prince Edward Propositions and Grievances
Religion
Robert Clark Bedford Claims
George Clendinen Greenbrier
John Coleman Halifax Claims
Propositions and Grievances
Isaac Coles Halifax Privileges and Elections
Thomas Collier Charlotte Propositions and Grievances
Francis Corbin Middlesex Commerce
Courts of Justice
Propositions and Grievances
John Crittenden Fayette Propositions and Grievances
John Cropper Accomack Propositions and Grievances
William Curtis Middlesex Propositions and Grievances
William Dix Pittsylvania
Andrew Donnelly Greenbrier
Thomas Edmunds Sussex Courts of Justice
Propositions and Grievances
Thomas Edmunds Brunswick Propositions and Grievances
Littleton Eyre Northampton Courts of Justice
Propositions and Grievances
John Fauntleroy Richmond County Propositions and Grievances
Thomas Gaskins Northumberland Propositions and Grievances
William Gatewood Essex Claims
Propositions and Grievances
John Glenn Lunenberg Propositions and Grievances
Kinchen Godwin Nansemond Propositions and Grievances
Samuel Goode Mecklenberg Privileges and Elections
Propositions and Grievances
William Grayson Prince William Privileges and Elections
Propositions and Grievances
Religion
Gawin Hamilton Rockingham Propositions and Grievances
George Hancock Botetourt Privileges and Election
Propositions and Grievances
Carter Bassett Harrison Surry Courts of Justice
Propositions and Grievances
Carter Henry Harrison Cumberland Courts of Justice
Privileges and Elections
Propositions and Grievances
Religion
Samuel Hawes Caroline Claims
Propositions and Grievances
John Hays Rockbridge Privileges and Elections
John Heath Jr. Lancaster Claims
Courts of Justice
Propositions and Grievances
Alexander Henderson Fairfax Claims
Patrick Henry Jr. Henry County Privileges & Elections (Nov.1984) (Chair)
Commerce
Courts of Justice
Privileges & Elections
Propositions and Grievances
Religion
John Hopkins Rockingham Propositions and Grievances
James Hubard Gloucester Claims
Commerce
Propositions and Grievances
Religion
Ralph Humphreys Hampshire Propositions and Grievances
Moses Hunter Berkeley Claims
Propositions and Grievances
Zachariah Johnston Augusta Privileges and Elections
Religion
Albridgeton Jones Southampton Propositions and Grievances
Joseph Jones King George Courts of Justice (May 1784) (Chair)
Commerce
Courts of Justice
Privileges and Elections
Propositions and Grievances
Religion
Joseph Jones Dinwiddie Claims
Commerce
Propositions and Grievances
John Kearns Norfolk County Claims
Commerce
Propositions and Grievances
Abraham Keller Shenandoah
Miles King Elizabeth City Commerce
Propositions and Grievances
John Langhorne Warwick Propositions and Grievances
Benjamin Lankford Pittsylvania Claims
Propositions and Grievances
Richard Henry Lee Westmoreland Claims (Chair)
Privileges and Elections
Richard Bland Lee Loudoun Courts of Justice
Propositions and Grievances
Richard Henry Lee Westmoreland Privileges and Elections
Propositions and Grievances
Religion
John Logan Lincoln
James Madison Jr. Orange Commerce
Courts of Justice (Nov. 1784) (Chair)
Commerce
Courts of Justice
Privileges and Elections
Propositions and Grievances
Religion
Bernard Markham Chesterfield Propositions and Grievances
Religion
John Marshall Fauquier Courts of Justice
Propositions and Grievances
Robert Marshall Isle of Wight
Thomas Mathews Norfolk Borough Commerce (Nov. 1784) (Chair)
Claims
Commerce
Privileges and Elections
Propositions and Grievances
Religion
William Mayo Jr. Powhatan Claims
Privileges and Elections
William Meredith Amherst Propositions and Grievances
James Montgomery Washington
Jacob Morton Charlotte Propositions and Grievances
John Mosby Fayette Propositions and Grievances
William Green Munford Charles City
Nathaniel Nelson York Claims
Commerce
Propositions and Grievances
John Nicholas Jr. Buckingham Propositions and Grievances
Wilson Cary Nicholas Albemarle Courts of Justice
Propositions and Grievances
Religion
William Norvell James City County Religion (Nov. 1984) (Chair)
Claims
Privileges and Elections
Propositions and Grievances
Mann Page Jr. Spotsylvania Privileges and Elections (May 1784) (Chair)
Courts of Justice
Propositions and Grievances
Religion
Thomas Parramore Accomack
Charles Patteson Buckingham
James Pendleton Culpeper Claims
Propositions and Grievances
Batte Peterson Greensville Propositions and Grievances
Francis Peyton Loudoun Courts of Justice
William Pickett Fauquier
Benjamin Pope Jefferson Propositions and Grievances
Charles Porter Orange Propositions and Grievances
Religion
Joseph Prentis York Courts of Justice
Privileges and Elections
Propositions and Grievances
Religion
Thomas Mann Randolph (Sr.) Goochland Claims
Privileges and Elections
Propositions and Grievances
William Randolph Mecklenberg Religion
Samuel Richardson Fluvanna Propositions and Grievances
Willis Riddick Nansemond Propositions and Grievances
Spencer Roane Essex Courts of Justice
Propositions and Grievances
William Ronald Powhatan Commerce
Edmund Ruffin Jr. Prince George Commerce
Privileges and Elections
Propositions and Grievances
Religion
William Russell Washington Propositions and Grievances
Daniel Sandford Norfolk County
Peter Saunders Henry Claims
Propositions and Grievances
Robert Sayers Montgomery
David Shepherd Ohio
Samuel Sherwin Amelia Claims
Propositions and Grievances
Religion
George Slaughter Lincoln Propositions and Grievances
Larkin Smith King and Queen Propositions and Grievances
Thomas Smith Gloucester Claims
Privileges and Elections
Propositions and Grievances
Turner Southall Henrico Courts of Justice
Propositions and Grievances
Adam Stephen Berkeley
Anthony Street Lunenberg Propositions and Grievances
French Strother Culpeper Claims
Privileges and Elections
Propositions and Grievances
Religion
Archibald Stuart Botetourt Courts of Justice
Religion
John Taylor Caroline Claims
Courts of Justice
Privileges and Elections
Propositions and Grievances
John Taylor Southampton Claims
Propositions and Grievances
Henry Tazewell Williamsburg Propositions and Grievances (Chair)
Courts of Justice
Privileges and Elections
Benjamin Temple King William Privileges and Elections
Propositions and Grievances
Roger Thompson Fluvanna Propositions and Grievances
John Thornton Northumberland Claims
Propositions and Grievances
William Thornton King George Courts of Justice
Propositions and Grievances
Bennet Tompkins Northampton Claims
Thomas Towles Spotsylvania Privileges and Elections
Propositions and Grievances
Religion
John Trigg Bedford Claims
Propositions and Grievances
John Tyler Charles City
Thomas Underwood Goochland Claims
Privileges and Elections
Propositions and Grievances
Isaac Vanmeter Hampshire Propositions and Grievances
Thomas Walke Princess Anne Claims
Propositions and Grievances
William Walker James City Propositions and Grievances
Religion
James Wall Greensville Religion
John Ward Campbell Propositions and Grievances
Religion
Bailey Washington Jr. Stafford Propositions and Grievances
John Watkins New Kent Claims
Commerce
Propositions and Grievances
William Watkins Dinwiddie Claims
Commerce
Privileges and Elections
Propositions and Grievances
Religion
Thomas West Fairfax
Alexander White Frederick Courts of Justice
Privileges and Elections
Propositions and Grievances
Religion
William White Louisa Claims
Propositions and Grievances
Religion
Nathaniel Wilkinson Henrico Claims
Propositions and Grievances
Religion
John Scarsbrook Wills Isle of Wight Commerce
Courts of Justice
Propositions and Grievances
Benjamin Wilson Monongalia
James Wood Frederick Privileges and Elections
Propositions and Grievances
Francis Worman Monongalia
George Wray Elizabeth City Commerce
Propositions and Grievances
Religion
Ebenezer Zane Ohio
Isaac Zane Shenandoah Courts of Justice

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