1802.063: Petition seeking Convention to alter State Constitution.

Published: 1802

Full Title: To the honorable the Speaker and Gentlemen of both Houses of Assembly. The memorial of the freemen of [blank] county ...

Author: Sundry Freeholders of Virginia.

Place Issued: Virginia

Issuing Press: Uncertain

Description: 1 sheet [1 pg.]; 33 cm. x 19 cm. (broadside).


Petitioners ask that a constitutional convention be convened to alter representation aspects of the state constitution; however, no action was taken on this petition. Sheet lacks colophon; this petition was presented to the House of Delegates on December 9, 1802, by residents of Shenandoah and Hampshire Counties so indicating its likely origin from a Valley press office, but the location and printer cannot be determined.

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