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Convention to enter on no new business


Monday, October 14, 1776.

Convention met. All Members present as on Saturday, except Mr˙ Bowie, Mr˙ Paca, Mr˙ Wootton, Mr˙ Ridgely, Mr˙ Shepherd, Mr˙ T˙ Ringgold, Mr˙ W˙ Ringgold, Mr˙ T˙ Smyth, Mr˙ Edmondson, and Mr˙ Chamberlaine.

The Proceedings of Saturday were read.

On motion of Mr˙ Parnham,

Resolved, That this Convention will enter on no new business (except from evident necessity) until they have finished the consideration of the Declaration of Rights and form of Government.