He has called together legislative bodies at places unusual, uncomfortable, and distant from the depository of their public Records, for the sole purpose of fatiguing them into compliance with his measures.

This refers to situations that arose in Massachusetts and Virginia, when the colonial governors declared that the meeting sites of the assemblies should be moved for reasons of safety. In both cases, the new sites were at some distance from the places where the public records were kept; and the members of the assemblies charged that moving the sites of their meetings interfered with the public business and prevented them from access to information necessary to conduct it.