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This article reports that George Wythe was elected as mayor of Williamsburg for 1769 and provides a list of burgesses to serve in the next General Assembly.[1]

Article text, 1 December 1768

Page 2


Yesterday GEORGE WYTHE, Esq; was elected Mayor of this city for the ensuing year.

A list of Gentlemen returned to serve as Burgesses, in the next General Assembly, viz.

The Hon. Peyton Randolph, Esq; for this city. Dudley Digges, and Thomas Nelson, jun, Esqrs. for York. Benjamin Harrison, and William Acrill, Esqrs. for Charles City. David Mason, and John Edmunds, Esqrs. for Sussex. Carter Braxton, and Thomas Claiborne, Esqrs. for King William. Thomas Whiting, and Lewis Burwell, jun. Esqrs. for Gloucester. Wilson Miles Cary, and — Wallace, Esqrs. for Elizabeth city.

See also


  1. Virginia Gazette (Rind, Williamsburg, VA), December 1, 1768