Residents of Prince George County request a second Two Penny Act; Richard Bland is asked to draft it.

A petition to the House of Burgesses in which residents of Prince George County request a second Two Penny Act “[b]y Reason of the short Crops of Tobacco made this Year” is read at the Capitol on the second day of the General Assembly session. Richard Bland, a burgess of Prince George County, is asked to draft the bill.