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Cumberland County, Virginia, Committee



At a meeting of the Committee for Cumberland County, held on Friday, the 21st of April, 1775:

The Chairman recommended that the Committee should take under consideration the proceedings of the late Provincial Convention, held at Richmond Town, in the County of Henrico, from Monday, the 20th of March, to Monday, the 27th of the same month.

The Committee accordingly proceeded to the consideration thereof, and, after the matures deliberation, came to the following Resolutions:

Resolved, unanimously, That this Committee do cordially approve the Proceedings and Resolutions of the late Provincial Convention, and also recommend it, in the strongest terms, to the inhabitants of his County, to observe them in every particular, and that they use every means in their power to carry them into effect.

Resolved, unanimously, That the most cordial thanks of this Committee, and of all the inhabitants of the County, are justly due to the Honourable Peyton Randolph, Esq˙, and the rest of the worthy Delegates who represented this Colony in the late Provincial Convention, for the cheerful undertaking, and faithful discharge of the trust reposed in them, and for the wisdom and spirit displayed in their proceedings.