1776.002: Proceedings of the Convention (December 1775).

Published: 1776

Full Title: The Proceedings of the convention of delegates, held at the town of Richmond, in the colony of Virginia, on Friday the 1st of December, 1775, and afterwards, by adjournment, in the city of Williamsburg

Author: Virginia. Convention of December 1775 (Fourth Convention).

Place Issued: Williamsburg

Issuing Press: Alexander Purdie

Description: 110 pgs.; 21.3 cm. x 17.2 cm. (4to).


Known commonly as the Fourth Virginia Convention, this session met at Richmond only on December 1, 1775, then at Williamsburg from December 4, 1775 to January 20, 1776. Session was primarily concerned with contemporaneous military operations in Norfolk area that ended with the burning of the port on January 1st and Dunmore's withdrawal of troops.

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