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Charles II Entry Book of Warrants, 1675-1686

Title
Charles II Entry Book of Warrants, 1675-1686
ID
Mss. MsV Lee1
Extent
0.1 Cubic Feet
Scope and Contents

A  copy, possibly written 1675-1686, of an Entry Book of Warrants relating to Virginia, Carolina, Ireland, etc. in the time of Charles II.  An April 9, 1677 entry appoints someone to protect the people in Virginia from the Indians.  Bacon's Rebellion was in 1676.

Typed label on inside cover states "from the collection of Sir W. Betham, Ulster King at Arms, half russia."  Sir William Betham (1779–1853) was an English herald and antiquarian who held the office of Ulster King of Arms from 1820 until his death in 1853. This entry book is probably his transcription of the original Warrant Book of Charles II.

Creators
Charles II, King of England (1630-1685)
Subjects
Betham, William, Sir, 1779-1853
Charles II, King of England, 1630-1685.
Great Britain--History--1660-1714
Indians of North America--Virginia
Ireland--History--1649-1775.
Legal documents
Virginia--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775
Warrants (Law) > Great Britain.
Warrants (Law)--Great Britain--Early works to 1800
Languages
English
Latin

Administrative Information

Restrictions
Collection is open to all researchers.
Rights
Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.
Preferred Citation
Charles II Entry Book of Warrants, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Collection Material Type:
Records
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