1799.005: Proposed Resolution on Loyalty to the U. S. Constitution.

Published: 1799

Full Title: [Resolutions that the general assembly of Virginia will cooperate with the authorities of the United States in maintaining the independence, union and constitution thereof against the hostilities or intrigues of all foreign powers whatever, etc.].

Author: Virginia. General Assembly.

Place Issued: Richmond

Issuing Press: Thomas Nicolson

Description: 1 sheet; (broadside).


Essentially an addendum to the Virginia Resolution of December 21, 1798, focusing on the then ongoing violation of American neutral rights by France and Great Britain. No copy known extant; Swem recorded title from an order to Nicolson by the Senate to print 50 copies of the House version of January 4, 1799, for their use during deliberations over its wording; an amended resolution was adopted by the Assembly on January 10, 1799.

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