WILLIAMSBURG, March 28, 1777.
Just Published (Price 1L .6) The NECESSITY of an ESTABLISHED CHURCH IN ANY STATE; or, AN HUMBLE ADDRESS to the LEGISLATORS of the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Virginia Gazette (Dixon & Hunter) March 28, 1777
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Later in 1777, Dixon and Hunter published a reaction to this publication. The writer countered that the state will not fall without a state church, the dissenters would not persecute each other and that God would be pleased with the separation of church and state.
Sources: "Freeman of Virginia" (1777), .