1787.051: Assembly Resolutions on Ratification Convention.

Published: 1787

Full Title: In the House of Delegates, Thursday, the 25th of October, 1787. Resolved unanimously, that the proceedings of the fœderal convention transmitted to the General Assembly through the medium of Congress, be submitted to a convention of the people for their full and free investigation, discussion, and decision. ...

Author: Virginia. General Assembly.

Place Issued: Richmond

Issuing Press: John Dixon

Description: 1 sheet [1 pg.]; 17 cm. x 22 cm. (broadside).


Seven resolutions recommending process for convening a state convention to consider the ratification of the proposed federal constitution; a second edition was printed by Augustine Davis (1788.000), printer to that convention, in June 1788. Sheet lacks printer credit; erroneously attributed to the press of Dixon & Holt by Evans and Swem; that firm was appointed as the public printer in June 1786, but that post itself passed to John Dixon alone on the death of John Hunter Holt in June 1787; he printed 2000 copies.

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