A History Of Virginia Conventions (volume 62)

Paperback | February 4, 2012

byJacob Neff Brenaman

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1902. Excerpt: ... Cost of Virginia Conventions. There is nothing on record to show what amount of money was spent by any of the revolutionary conventions of 1774, 1775, and 1776. The General Assembly of 1787 appropriated 8000£ for the use of the Convention of 1788. There is no record of the amount this convention actually spent, but as the convention was in session only twenty-six days it is more than probable that the expense did not exceed the sum appropriated. The Convention of 1829-'30, according to the records in the Auditor's office, expended the sum of $51,095.96. The Convention of 1850-'51 cost more than any of its predecessors, or successors. The cost of this convention, according to the records in the Auditor's office, amounted to $197,068.15. The Convention of 1861, according to the accounts kept in the Auditor's office, cost the State the sum of $166,473.83. There is nothing on record to show what the Alexandria Convention of 1864 cost, or by whom its expenses were paid. The Convention of 1867-'68, according to the records in the Auditor's office, cost the State of Virginia $145,068.55. This was the cost up to and including the 6th day of April, 1868. There is no record of the sum contracted by the convention from the 6th to the 17th of April, when it adjourned. It is not known whether the expenses of this convention from April 6th to April 17th were ever paid. The Convention of 1901-1902, according to the Auditor's books, cost the State the sura of $184,122.32. This does not include the cost of editing and publishing the debates of the convention, which work the Committee on Reporting was authorized to take charge of and have executed after the adjournment of the convention. The above figures do not include the expense incident to calling a convention, or...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1902. Excerpt: ... Cost of Virginia Conventions. There is nothing on record to show what amount of money was spent by any of the revolutionary co...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:106 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.22 inPublished:February 4, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217672221

ISBN - 13:9780217672221

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