1775.005: Proceedings of the Convention at Richmond (March 1775: B)

Published: 1775

Full Title: At a convention of delegates for the counties and corporations in the colony of Virginia, at the town of Richmond, in the county of Henrico, on Monday the 20th of March, 1775

Author: Virginia. Convention of March 1775 (Second Convention).

Place Issued: Williamsburg

Issuing Press: Alexander Purdie

Description: 20 pgs.; 20 cm. x 13 cm. (8vo).


A pamphlet reporting the membership, officers, and proceedings of the Second Virginia Convention (March 20 to 27, 1775) in Richmond. Purdie had earlier produced a newspaper-style broadsheet edition of this title (1775.004); Dixon & Hunter also produced a reprint edition of the original imprint (1775.06). In this meeting, Purdie was appointed as printer for this and the ensuing conventions (July & December 1775, May 1776) considering resistance to crown and parliamentary authority.

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