Appointment of Sheriff For Botetourt County


H. Walker

Shhr Commichh

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The Commonwealth of Virginia.

To all to whom these Present Letters shall come, Greeting:

KNOW YE, That the Court of the County of Botetourt
____ having nominated Henry Walker
____ Gentleman, to be Sheriff ____ for
the said Country, our Governor, with the advice of the cuncil
of State , doth hereby constitute and appoint him the said Henry
Walker Gentleman, Sheriff ____ for the said
County, to take effect from the expiration of the Office of the
present Sheriff.

IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, These our letters are Sealed with
the Seal of the Commonwealth, and made patent. WITNESS,
James Wood ____ Esquire, our said Governor,
at Richmond on the 28th ____ day of August
____ in the Year of our Lord, One Thousand Seven Hundred
and Ninety-eight and – 23d ____ of the

James Wood [Signature]



DATE: August 28, 1798

SUBJECT: Appointment of Sheriff

AUTHOR: James Wood

KEYWORDS: Henry Walker, James Woods, Sheriff, Botetourt County

SUMMARY: Appointment of Henry Walker as sheriff of Botetourt County, Virginia.