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Further considered


Wednesday, March 22, 1775.

The Convention then, pursuant to the order of yesterday, resumed the consideration of the Proceedings of the Continental, Congress; and, after the maturest deliberation, came to the following Resolutions:

Resolved unanimously. That this Convention doth entirely and cordially approve the Proceedings and Resolutions of the American Continental Congress, and that they consider this whole Continent as under the highest obligations to that very respectable body, for the wisdom of their counsels, and their unremitted endeavours to maintain and preserve inviolate the just rights and liberties of His Majesty' s dutiful and loyal subjects in America.

Resolved unanimously, That the warmest thanks of this Convention, and all the inhabitants of this Colony, whom they represent, are particularly due, and that this just tribute of applause be presented to the Honourable Peyton Randolph, Esquire, Richard Henry Lee, George Washington, Patrick Henry, Junior, Richard Bland, Benjamin Harrison, and Edmund Pendleton, Esquires, the worthy Delegates deputed by a former Convention to represent this Colony in General Congress, for their cheerful undertaking, and faithful discharge of the very important trust reposed in them.

Adjourned till to-morrow 10 o' clock.