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- - 1. Tur colony of Virginia, which had entered heartily into the general association from the begin= ning, began now to feel the effects of their opposition to government. They had not as yet proceeded to any ačts of violence, though they were ripe for the most violent measures. What contributed much to incense and irritate to the highest pitch, was the Jhaughtiness and fury of their Governor; A nobleman of a furious temper, and insufferable pride, who being of an arbitrary disposition, was more disposed to rule according to his own will, than according to the laws of the colony, and the spirit of the English constitution. This colony having delegates at the general congress, fully declared their principles, and shcwed what their opinion of the government was. - - The

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