History of West Virginia: In Two Parts (Google eBook)

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Hubbard Brothers, 1889 - Virginia - 744 pages
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Contents

I
19
II
25
III
34
IV
50
V
58
VI
74
VII
95
VIII
105
XLII
570
XLIII
578
XLIV
585
XLV
594
XLVI
613
XLVII
616
XLVIII
626
XLIX
633

IX
113
X
136
XI
148
XII
194
XIII
201
XIV
215
XV
223
XVI
229
XVII
234
XVIII
256
XIX
307
XX
319
XXI
328
XXII
346
XXIII
356
XXIV
369
XXV
376
XXVI
381
XXVII
393
XXVIII
402
XXIX
424
XXX
454
XXXI
481
XXXIII
486
XXXIV
494
XXXV
506
XXXVI
514
XXXVII
520
XXXVIII
543
XXXIX
555
XL
560
XLI
565
L
636
LI
641
LII
642
LIII
644
LIV
646
LV
656
LVI
657
LVII
662
LVIII
664
LIX
673
LX
675
LXII
677
LXIII
683
LXV
684
LXVI
685
LXVII
686
LXVIII
687
LXX
689
LXXI
697
LXXII
701
LXXIII
708
LXXIV
713
LXXV
719
LXXVII
720
LXXVIII
724
LXXIX
725
LXXX
727
LXXXI
728
LXXXII
729
LXXXIV
730
LXXXVI
733
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Page 299 - The subject to be regulated is commerce: and our Constitution being, as was aptly said at the bar, one of enumeration, and not of definition, to ascertain the extent of the power, it becomes necessary to settle the meaning of the word.
Page 204 - ... or in acquiring any part of, the territory so ceded or relinquished, shall be fully reimbursed by the United States: and that one commissioner shall be appointed by Congress, one by this Commonwealth, and another by those two commissioners, who, or a majority of them, shall be authorized and empowered to adjust and liquidate the account of the necessary and reasonable expenses incurred by this State, which they shall judge to be comprised within the intent and meaning of the act of Congress,...
Page 204 - September last ; that is to say, upon condition that the territory so ceded shall be laid out and formed into States, containing a suitable extent of territory, not less than one hundred, nor more than one hundred and fifty miles square...
Page 201 - September last, shall be disposed of for the common benefit of the United States, and be settled and formed into distinct republican States, which shall become members of the Federal Union, and have the same rights of sovereignty, freedom, and independence, as the other States...
Page 615 - I desire most earnestly that I may not be buried in any church or churchyard, or within a mile of any Presbyterian or Anabaptist meeting-house; for, since I have resided in this country, I have kept so much bad company while living that I do not choose to continue it when dead.
Page 204 - Virginia inclusive, all right, title, and claim, as well of soil as of jurisdiction, which the said commonwealth hath to the territory or tract of country within the limits of the Virginia charter, situate, lying, and being to the northwest of the River Ohio, to and for the uses and purposes and on the conditions of the said recited act.
Page 301 - Union, by which it was agreed, " that the use and navigation of the river Ohio, so far as the territory of the proposed, or the territory that shall remain within the limits of this commonwealth, lies thereon, shall be free and common to the citizens of the United States," and which compact was assented to by congress at the time of the admission of the State.
Page 194 - Declarations, hereafter expressed, all those Lands, Countries, and Territories, situate, lying, and being, in that Part of America called Virginia, from the Point of Land, called Cape or Point Comfort, all along the Sea Coast, to the Northward two hundred Miles, and from the said Point of Cape Comfort, all along the Sea Coast, to the Southward two hundred Miles, and all that Space and Circuit of Land, lying from the Sea Coast of the Precinct aforesaid, up into the Land, throughout from Sea to Sea,...
Page 299 - Commerce, undoubtedly, is traffic, but it is something more, it is intercourse. It describes the commercial intercourse between nations, and parts of nations, in all its branches, and is regulated by prescribing rules for carrying on that intercourse.

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