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Label
1774 May 24
Inclusive dates
1774 May 24
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Broadside, 24 May 1774, issued by the Virginia House of Burgesses calling for a day of fasting, humiliation, and prayer in protest of the British occupation of Boston, Massachusetts. Contains the phrase "This Occassioned the dissolution. E. P.," in Edmund Pendleton's hand. This item is a negative photostat copy of the original housed in the Washburn Collection of the Massachusetts Historical Society
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Biographical or historical data
Edmund Pendleton was born in Caroline County, Virginia on 9 September 1721. He served in the Virginia House of Burgesses (1752-1774) and was a representative to the 1st Continental Congress, president of the Virginia Committee of Safety (1774-1776), justice of Virginia Court of Chancery and Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, and president of the Virginia Convention to Ratify the U.S. Constitution (1788). He died in Richmond, Virginia on 23 October 1803.
Cataloging source
Vi
Form designation
Broadside
Location of originals duplicates
Massachusetts Historical Society;
Label
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
2
Immediate source of acquisition
Acquisition information unavailable.
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000493280
Reproduction note
Photostats (negative).
Type of unit
leaves.

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