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Letter from Virginia Convention to the New-York Congress, enclosing the Resolution of May 15, instructing the Virginia Delegates in Congress to propose a Declaration of Independence


"Virginia, May 22, 1776.

"I am honoured with the commands of the General Convention of this Colony to transmit you the enclosed Resolutions,
which they have thought it indispensably necessary to enter into at this important crisis; requesting you will communicate their contents to the Convention of your country for their consideration.

"I have the honour to be, sir, your most obedient servant.


"To the President of the Convention of New-York."