GW reached Richmond for the Second Va. Convention at around 11:00 a.m. He dined at the house of Richard Adams, a successful merchant and entrepreneur. Adams also represented Henrico County in the House of Burgesses from 1769 to 1775 and was present at all five Va. conventions.
In the afternoon, GW went to Col. Archibald Cary’s house, which was located about seven miles away in Chesterfield County. Cary represented Chesterfield County in the House of Burgesses from 1756 to 1775 and was also present at all Va. conventions.