Claypool's Rebellion

Documents from Calendar of Virginia State Papers

Virginia General Assembly
June 21, 1781

Joint Resolution passed, desiring the Executive to take such steps, by offering a pardon or otherwise, as may effectually suppress certain "Insurgents and their associates in the Western and Northwestern Frontiers &c.

For "reforming Clark's and Crockett's regiments, and Slaughter's Corps."

Calling to account, all Officers, Agents, Commissaries, Quarter Masters and Contractors, or other persons concerned in the disbursements of public monies in the Western Country, belonging to Virginia, for their proceedings, and appointing others to manage their business if necessary...

Commission of "Oyer & Terminer" under the seal of the Commonwealth, granted by the Governor, Thos. Nelson Jur: - to John Magill, Alexander White, Dolphin Drew Jur: & Philip Pendleton Esqr., to assemble at the Court House of Hampshire County on the tenth day of July, for the trial of any or such persons in said county accused of Treason, or any such crime, injurious to the Independence of America &c &c.

Claypool's Rebellion: Primary Documents