"Yesterday the General Assembly of this Commonwealth convened agreeably to adjournment, when a quorum having taken their seats, they proceeded to the election of a clerk."."They then proceeded to the choice of a Speaker, when Mr. Wise the former Speaker, and Col. Larkin Smith of King and Queen were nominated. On examining the ballots, they stood as follow: For Col. Smith 83, Mr. Wise 55, Majority 28."."The successful candidates both approve of the political measures adopted by the last Legislature of this Commonwealth, the other gentlemen were opposed." City Gazette and Daily Advertiser (Charleston, SC), December 14, 1799.
The Examiner (Richmond, VA). December 3, 1799.
The Centinel of Liberty, or George-town and Washington Advertiser (Georgetown, DC). December 10, 1799.
Aurora. General Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA). December 14, 1799.
City Gazette and Daily Advertiser (Charleston, SC). December 14, 1799.
The Kentucky Gazette (Lexington, KY). December 26, 1799.
Leonard, Cynthia Miller, ed. The General Assembly of Virginia, July 30, 1619 - January 11, 1978: A Bicentennial Register of Members. Richmond: Virginia State Library, 1978.
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