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Representation of Spotsylvania County, 1723 June 11.

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Abstract

Contains a representation of Spotsylvania County to Lieutenant Governor Hugh Drysdale complaining about the money appropriated to Lieutenant Governor Alexander Spotswood in 1720 for building a church & courthouse in Spotsylvania County. According to the representation, the church at Germanna was placed too remote for the inhabitants to use. It is also complained that instead of building a courthouse, Spotswood fitted up a room in his own house for that purpose which is inconvenient to the majority of the inhabitants. Lastly, they complain that the 1,000 pounds for arms, ammunition, church, & courthouse has not been distributed according to the good intentions of the Assembly.