Civil Government of Virginia eBook

This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 227 pages of information about Civil Government of Virginia.

1794-1796.  Robert Brooks.

1796-1799.  James Wood.

1799-1802.  James Monroe.

1802-1805.  John Page

1805-1808.  William H. Cabell.

1808-1811.  John Tyler.

1811.  James Monroe.

1811-1812.  George William Smith, Lieutenant-Governor.

1812-1814.  James Barbour.

1814-1816.  Wilson Cary Nichols.

1816-1819.  James P. Preston.

1819-1822.  Thomas M. Randolph.

1822-1825.  James Pleasants.

1825-1827.  John Tyler.

1827-1830.  William B. Giles.

1830-1834.  John Floyd.

1834-1836.  Littleton Waller Tazewell.

1836-1837.  Wyndham Robertson, Lieutenant-Governor.

1837-1840.  David Campbell.

1840-1841.  Thomas Walker Gilmer.

1841.  John M. Patton.

1841-1842.  John Rutherford.  Lieutenant-Governor.

1842-1843.  John M. Gregory.

1843-1846.  James McDowell.

1846-1849.  William Smith.

1849-1852.  John B. Floyd.

1852-1856.  Joseph Johnson.

1856-1860.  Henry Alexander Wise.

1860-1864.  John Letcher.

1864-1865.  William Smith.

1865-1868.  Francis H. Pierpont.

1868-1869.  Henry H. Wells.

1869-1873.  Gilbert C. Walker.

1873-1877.  James L. Kempner.

1877-1881.  Frederick W. M. Holliday.

1881-1885.  William E. Gameron.

1885-1889.  Fitzhugh Lee.

1889-1893.  Philip W. McKinney.

1893-1897.  Charles T. O’Ferrall.

1897.  J. Hoge Tyler.

1901.  A. J. Montague.


Whereas, pursuant to an act of the General Assembly of Virginia, approved March the fifth, in the year of our Lord nineteen hundred, the question, “shall there be a convention to revise the Constitution and amend the same?” was submitted to the electors of the State of Virginia, qualified to vote for members of the General Assembly, at an election held throughout the State on the fourth Thursday in May, in the year nineteen hundred, at—­which election a majority of the electors so qualified voting at said election did decide in favor of a convention for such purpose; and,

Whereas, the General Assembly at its next session did provide by law for the election of delegates to such convention, in pursuance whereof the members of this Convention were elected by the good people of Virginia, to meet in convention for such purpose.

We, therefore, the people of Virginia, so assembled in Convention through our representatives, with gratitude to God for His past favors, and invoking His blessings upon the result of our deliberations, do ordain and establish the following revised and amended Constitution for the government of the Commonwealth: 

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