1789.022: Motion to Revise the Constitution of Virginia.

Published: 1789

Full Title: Extract from the journal of the House of Delegates, on Tuesday the 8th of December, 1789.

Author: Virginia. General Assembly. House of Delegates.

Place Issued: Richmond

Issuing Press: John Dixon

Description: 1 sheet [2 pgs.]; (fol.).


Proposed resolution of the House suggesting a state-wide convention to bring the Virginia constitution in line with the new Federal one, largely by restricting the power of legislature; House orders motion printed and circulated within the state for consideration at an ensuing session of Assembly. Sheet lacks printer credit; typography matches that seen in journal of the House of Delegates for this day of the session, published later by John Dixon, then printer to the Commonwealth; hence the attribution here.

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