1776.014: Proceedings of the Convention (May 1776).

Published: 1776

Full Title: Proceedings of the Convention of Delegates, held at the Capitol, in the city of Williamsburg, in the colony of Virginia, on Monday the 6th of May, 1776

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

Place Issued: Williamsburg

Issuing Press: Alexander Purdie

Description: 186 pgs.; 21.5 cm. x 17,5 cm. (4to).


Fifth and final Virginia Convention met in Williamsburg from May 6 to July 5, 1776; after having proclaimed independence from Britain and established a state government, the convention dissolved in favor of a General Assembly to be held under the new constitution in the following October.

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