1776.008: Virginia Declaration of Rights.

Published: 1776

Full Title: In Convention. June 12, 1776. A declaration of rights made by the representatives of the good people of Virginia, assembled in full and free convention; which rights do pertain to them, and their posterity, as the basis and foundation of government.

Author: Virginia. Convention of May 1776 (Fifth Convention).

Place Issued: Williamsburg

Issuing Press: Alexander Purdie

Description: [4 pgs.]; (fol.).


Approved draft of the declaration of rights for the forthcoming state constitution. Title page lacks printer credit; imprint issued as a supplement to Purdie's Virginia Gazette on June 14, 1776; he was the printer to the Virginia Conventions then.

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