Grand Convention at Philadelphia, May to September, 1787, Quill Project 2021 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.
Member of Virginia Delegation—U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2021 Edition), Virginia Delegation—U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2019 Edition), Virginia Delegation—United States Constitutional Convention 1787 (2016 Edition).
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