Grand Convention at Philadelphia, May to September, 1787, Quill Project 2016 Edition.
Quill platform ID: p102.
(1726 – 8 June 1806) Lawyer, scholar, judge, planter and slave owner. Practising lawyer and law professor at the College of William & Mary, he was also a Virginia judge. He was elected to the Continental Congress and signed the Declaration of Independence. He was later a Virginian delegate to the Constitutional Convention but left early due to the death of his wife. He chaired the Virginia ratification sessions.
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