Captain Roger Jones, of London and Virginia: Some of his antecedents and descendants (Google eBook)

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J. Munsell's sons, 1891 - Biography & Autobiography - 442 pages
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Page 283 - Howe'er it be, it seems to me, Tis only noble to be good. Kind hearts are more than coronets, And simple faith than Norman blood.
Page 200 - Signed sealed published and declared by the above named John Anderson to be his last will and testament in the presence of us...
Page 204 - Pounds to be paid her at her age of twenty one years or Day of Marriage which shall first happen.
Page 196 - (Extracted from the Principal Registry of the Probate, Divorce, and Admiralty Division of the High Court of Justice.) " In the Prerogative Court of Canterbury.
Page 384 - Mr Carter is practising this Evening on the Guittar He begins with the Trumpet Minuet. He has a good Ear for Music; a vastly delicate Taste: and keeps good Instruments, he has here at Home a Harpsichord, Forte-Piano, Harmonica, Guittar, Violin, & German Flutes, & at Williamsburg, has a good Organ, he himself also is indefatigable in the Practice.
Page 83 - States he studied law, and was admitted to practice in the courts of the District of Columbia in 1861.
Page 384 - Virginia, some swear bitterly, but the practise seems to be generally disapproved. I have heard that this Country is notorious for Gaming, however this be, I have not seen a Pack of Cards, nor a Die, since I left home, nor gaming nor Betting of any kind except at the Richmond-Race. Almost every Gentleman of Condition, keeps a Chariot and Four ; many drive with six Horses.
Page 387 - Maryland, Mr Carter has chosen for the place of his habitation a high spot of Ground in Westmoreland County at the Head of the Navigation of the River Nomini, where he has erected a large Elegant House, at a vast expence, which commonly goes by the name of Nomini-Hall. This House is built with Brick, but the bricks have been covered with strong lime Mortar; so that the building is now perfectly white; It is seventy-six Feet long from East to west...
Page 387 - Mr. Carter has chosen for the place of his habitation a high spot of Ground in Westmoreland County at the Head of the Navigation of the River Nomini, where he has erected a large Elegant House, at a vast expence, which commonly goes by the name of Nomini-Hall. This House is built with Brick, but the bricks have been covered with strong lime Mortar ; so that the building is now perfectly white ; It is seventy-six Feet long from East to West ; & forty-four wide from North to South, two Stories high...
Page 383 - They live in the same neat manner, dress after the same modes, and behave themselves exactly as the gentry in London; most families of any note having a coach, chariot, berlin, or chaise.

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