1776.015: Ordinances of the Convention (May 1776).

Published: 1776

Full Title: Ordinances passed at a general convention of delegates and representatives, from the several counties and corporations of Virginia, held at the capitol, in the city of Williamsburg on Monday the 6th of May, anno Dom: 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; 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 October.

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