Thursday, February 14, 2013

Members of the Council in 1698

In his letter to Governor Spotswood (Vol. I, p. 60), Governor Andros mentioned that the following "noted gentlemen of this Country" were at Jamestown on 20 October 1698: William Randolph, Lewis Burwell, Philip Lightfoot, William Leigh, Gawin Corbin, Benjamin Harrison, Peter Beverly, Thomas Ballard, Miles Cary, John Taylor, William Buckner and George Marable, and that most of them were members of the council. Source: Minutes of the Council, 20 Oct 1698, B. T., Vol. LIII.

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