Speech in the Virginia Convention by Patrick Henry
Speech to the Virginia Convention Summary - …
Henry, Patrick. "Patrick Henry’s Speech to the Virginia House of Burgesses, Richmond, Virginia March 23, 1775." Historic American Documents. Lit2Go Edition. 1817. Web. >. March 08, 2018.
Speech of Henry Benning to the Virginia Convention
It was certainly a regional party — a party of the North and the West. The Evening Bulletin declared it was "somewhat astonished" by the appearance at the convention of delegates from Kentucky, Delaware, Virginia and North Carolina. "We had supposed in accordance with the popular impression that there would be no delegations from any southern or slave states."