Virginia Loyal Address of the Magistrates and Freeholders of New Kent County, 1701/2

On 7 March 1701/2 the Magistrates and Freeholders of New Kent County, Virginia made an address of loyalty to the King.


George Clough, Clerk
W. Clopton, Sub.-Sheriff
James Matthew, Sub.-Sheriff

Magistrates and Freeholders

Col. of Foot, J. Lightfoot
Capt. George Keeling
Capt. John Lightfoot, Jr.
Lt. Richard Baker (his mark)
Lt. James Reves
Ensign Ed. Walton
Capt. William Bassett
Lt. Major Nicholas Meriwether
Lt. Henry Chiles
Lt. David Anderson
Lt. William Harman
Lt. John Breeding
Cornet William Lacey
Cornet Richard Allen (his mark)
Cornet John Parke, Jr.
Nicholas Meriwether, Sheriff
Jo. Foster
William Bassett
John Lyddall
James Mosse
John Stanup
Thomas Smith
George Keeling
Henry Chiles

Headlam, Cecil, ed., Calendar of State Papers, Colonial Series (Volume 20), America and West Indies, Jan.-Dec. 1, 1702, Preserved in the Public Record Office (Vaduz: Kraus Reprint Ltd., 1964) First Published London: HMSO, 1912. pp. 155-160.

More information about New Kent County, Virginia can be found in the book:

Men of Matadequin: Three Hundred Years from New Kent County Virginia

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