WILLIAMSBURG, July 22, 1775.
Last Monday the Delegates for the several counties and corporations in this colony convened at the town of Richmond.
Virginia Gazette (Dixon & Hunter) July 22, 1775
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The third Virginia Convention met July 17 - August 26 in Richmond. Peyton Randolph presided. This convention provided for the annual election of its delegates, created local county committees, and established a Committee of Safety to act as an executive body between sessions.
Sources: GAV 1619-1978, p114