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Royal Commission to Sir Francis Wyatt
Original Author: Charles I
Created: January 11, 1639
Medium: Manuscript on vellum
Publisher: Library of Virginia

Royal Commission to Sir Francis Wyatt

This January 11, 1639, vellum document signed by Charles I names Sir Francis Wyatt governor of the royal colony of Virginia. A portion of the royal seal remains affixed to the bottom of the document. Wyatt arrived in Virginia and was officially installed as royal governor in November 1639. 

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