Virginia Loyal Address of the Magistrates, Officers and Inhabitants of King and Queen County, 1702

In March 1701/2 the Magistrates, Officers, and Inhabitants of King and Queen County made an address of loyalty to the King.

“We do unanimously resolve to the utmost of our capacities and abilities to venter our lives and fortunes in defence of Your Majesty’s just right to this your great Colony and Dominion.”

Col. William Leigh
Capt. Richard Gregory
Henry Fox
Major Thomas Paullin
Capt. John Walker
William Bird
Capt. James Taylor
Henry Madison

Capt. William Jones
Capt. W. Claiborne
Capt. John Leigh
Capt. George Braxton
Capt. Thomas West
Capt. Thomas Pettit
Capt. Thomas Spencer
Lieut. John Wyatt
Lieut. Robert Bird
Lieut. Richard Wyatt
Lieut. Thomas Perry
Lieut. Richard Roy
Lieut. Lawrence Orrill
Lieut. William Orrill
Lieut. Samuel Cradock
Lieut. Robert Farish
Lieut. James Wood
Lieut. James Ferrgrson
Lieut. John Fox
Lieut. Robert Napier
Cornet William Collins
Cornet Daniel Miels
Cornet Thomas Duson
Cornet T. Walker
Cornet Frances Griggs
Ensign John Collier
Ensign John Giles
Samuel Norment
Cornet William Lacon
Cornet Abraham Willson
Ensign John Sholl
Cornet John Richards
Cornet Francis Hill
Ensign John Downer
John Waller, Sherriff
Thomas Withy, Dep. Sheriff
John Pigg
Thomas Claiborne
Richard Johns
John Dunkley
Samuel Clayton
William Roy
Samuel Hinton
Robert Johns
Arthur Johns

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 King and Queen County, Virginia can be found in the books:
King and Queen County, Virginia
Vestry Book of Stratton Major Parish King and Queen County Virginia 1729 to 1783

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