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Declaration of Rights reported by Mr. Cary, from the Committee


Mr˙ Cary, from the Committee 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, reported, that the Committee had accordingly prepared a Declaration of Rights; which he read in his place, and afterwards delivered in at the Clerk' s table, where the same was again read, and ordered to be committed to a Committee of the whole Convention.


Resolved, That this Convention will, on Wednesday next, resolve itself into a Committee on the said Declaration; and that, in the mean time, the same be printed for the perusal of the Members.