Dateline: Virginia, March 5, 1623: The year is 1624 by our dating system. The Privy Council is King James I’s closest advisers. 24 men signed this Act.
Dateline: 1623/4, Virginia: After the Indian massacre of 1622 and after Thomas Smith’s oppressive governorship, the Colonists implore James I for his support. 26 Virginians signed this petition.
Dateline: Virginia, February 1623: Thirty-two men sign this letter to the Privy Council (King James I’s closest advisers).
The colonists wanted the King James I’s financial support, and here is their report on the state of the colony. 31 Virginians signed this document.