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In Convention present 112 members. Wednesday, May 15, 1776.

In Convention present 112 members. Wednesday, May 15, 1776.

Forasmuch as all the endeavours of the United Colonies, by the most decent representations and petitions to the King and Parliament of Great Britain, to restore peace and security to America under the British government ... instead of a redress of grievances, have produced ... oppression, and a vigorous attempt to effect our total destruction. ... Resolved unanimously, that a committee ought to be appointed to prepare a declaration of rights, and such a plan of government as will be most likely to maintain peace and order in this colony, and secure substantial and equal liberty to the people.

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Published by Printed by Alexander Purdie in [Williamsburg, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Virginia.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 15200.
    ContributionsPendleton, Edmund, 1721-1803.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 sheet ([2] p.)
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14592768M

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Richard Henry Lee was from the Virginia colony. He was instructed by Edmund Pendleton, the President of the Virginia Convention, to propose the resolution to the august men debating the future of the American Colonies. Pendleton spoke on Wednesday, to Members of the Virginia Convention calling for independence from the British Empire.

May The Virginia Convention instructs its delegates to the Continental Congress to propose "to that respectable body to declare the United Colonies free and independent states, absolved from all allegiance to, or dependence upon, the crown or parliament of Great Britain.

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