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Thomas Jefferson Appeared as Delegate


"At a Convention of the Delegates for the Counties and Corporations in the Colony of Virginia, at the Town of Richmond, in the County of Henrico, on Monday, March 27, 1775:

"On a motion made, Resolved, That Thomas Jefferson, esq˙, be appointed a Deputy to represent; this Colony in General Congress, in the room of the Honourable Peyton Randolph, esq˙, in case of the non-attendance of the said Peyton Randolph, Esq. A copy, test:

"JOHN TAZEWELL, Clerk of the Convention."