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Act of the General Assembly of Virginia, 1764, directed the trial of slaves committing capital, critics, and for the more effectual punishing conspiracies and insurrections of them, and for the better government of Negroes, Mulattoes, and Indians, bond or, free .... Signed as witness by Patrick Henry
"Certificate, appointing Justices of Oyer and Terminer to enforce an Act of the General Assembly of Virginia, 1764." (2018). (Documents Relating to) Slavery/Freedmen (Prior to 1866). 6.