John Camm publishes the pamphlet “Critical Remarks On a Letter ascribed to Common Sense.”

John Camm publishes the pamphlet Critical Remarks On a Letter ascribed to Common Sense …, a response to burgess Richard Bland’s argument that only the Virginia assembly has the right to legislate on internal Virginia affairs. In the pamphlet, Camm remarks on the hypocrisy of assertions by slaveholders of the rights of free men.