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THIS DAY IN VIRGINIA HISTORY

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September 14, 1786

Virginia General Assembly, House of Delegates, Speaker, Executive Communications, Proceedings, 1786 September 14, Accession 36912, State Government Records Collection, Library of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia. Virginia General Assembly, House of Delegates, Speaker, Executive Communications, Proceedings, 1786 September 14, Accession 36912, State Government Records Collection, Library of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia. Virginia General Assembly, House of Delegates, Speaker, Executive Communications, Proceedings, 1786 September 14, Accession 36912, State Government Records Collection, Library of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia. Virginia General Assembly, House of Delegates, Speaker, Executive Communications, Proceedings, 1786 September 14, Accession 36912, State Government Records Collection, Library of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia.

Delegates Gathered in Annapolis to Discuss Trade

The Annapolis Convention was a meeting of delegates from New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and Virginia to discuss the trade and commerce policies of the United States. Because of a lack of representation from the other states, the delegates were unable to make any resolutions. They recommended that another convention meet in Philadelphia in May 1787 to discuss the problems and defects of the Articles of Confederation and develop a more adequate constitution.