Notes on the State of Virginia

Notes on the State of Virginia

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Query I: Boundaries of Virginia: An exact description of the limits and boundaries of the state of Virginia?

Query II: Rivers: A notice of its rivers, rivulets, and how far they are navigable?

Query III: Sea-Ports: A notice of the best sea-ports of the state, and how big are the vessels they can receive?

Query IV: Mountains: A notice of its Mountains?

Query V: Cascades: Its Cascades and Caverns?

Query VI: Productions Mineral, Vegetable and Animal: A notice of the mines and other subterraneous riches; its trees, plants, fruits, &c?

Query VII: Climate: A notice of all what can increase the progress of human knowledge?

Query VIII: Population: The number of its inhabitants?

Query IX: Military Force: The number and condition of the militia and regular troops, and their pay?

Query X: Marine Force: The marine?

Query XI: Aborigines: A description of the Indians established in that state?

Query XII: Counties and Towns: A notice of the counties, cities, townships and villages?

Query XIII: Constitution: The constitution of the state, and its several charters?

Query XIV: Laws: The administration of justice and description of the laws?

Query XV: Colleges, Buildings, and Roads: The colleges and public establishments, the roads, buildings, &c?

Query XVI: Proceedings as to Tories: The measures taken with regard of the estates and possessions of the rebels, commonly called tories?

Query XVII: Religion: The different religions received into that state?

Query XVIII: Manners: The particular customs and manners that may happen to be received in that state?

Query XIX: Manufactures: The present state of manufactures, commerce, interior and exterior trade?

Query XX: Subjects of Commerce: A notice of the commercial productions particular to the state, and of those objects which the inhabitants are obliged to get from Europe and from other parts of the world?

Query XXI: Weight, Measures, and Money: The weights, measures, and the currency of the hard money: Some details relating to the exchange with Europe?

Query XXII: Public Revenue and Expences: The public income and expences?

Query XXIII: Histories, Memorials, and State-Papers: The histories of the state, the memorials published in its name in the time of its being a colony, and the pamphlets relating to its interior or exterior affairs present or ancient?