The Revolution in Virginia (Google eBook)

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Houghton Mifflin, 1916 - Virginia - 311 pages
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Page 223 - A few days will bring to me that relief which the constitution has prepared for those oppressed with the labours of my office and a long declared resolution of relinquishing it to abler hands has prepared my way for retirement to a private station...
Page 46 - ... that it is the most ardent wish of this colony (and they were persuaded, of the whole continent of North America) to see a speedy return of those halcyon days when we lived a free and happy people.
Page 216 - Substance not Circumstance is to be regarded while we have so many Foes in our bowels and environing us on every Side. He is a bad citizen who can entertain a doubt whether the Law will justify him in saving his Country or who will scruple to risk himself in support of the spirit of a Law where unavoidable Accidents have prevented a literal compliance with it.
Page 224 - From a belief that, under the pressure of the invasion under which we were then laboring, the public would have more confidence in a Military chief, and that the Military commander, being invested with the Civil power also, both might be wielded with more energy, promptitude and effect for the defence of the state, I resigned the administration at the end of my second year, and General Nelson was appointed to succeed me.
Page 163 - A number of absurd or unmeaning alterations have been proposed. The words as they stand are approved by a very great majority, yet by a thousand masterly fetches and stratagems the business has been so delayed, that the first clause stands yet unassented to by the Convention.
Page 222 - The delay and deficiencies of the first are beyond all expectation and if the calls on the latter do not produce sufficient reinforcements to you I shall candidly acknowledge that it is not in my power to do anything more than to represent to the General Assembly that unless they can provide more effectually for the execution of the laws it will be vain to call on militia.
Page 163 - I will tell you plainly that a certain set of aristocrats, for we have such monsters here, finding that their execrable system cannot be reared on such foundations, have to this time kept us at bay on the first line, which declares all men to be born equally free and independent.
Page 162 - Our Convention is now employed in the great work of forming a constitution. My most esteemed republican form has many and powerful enemies.
Page 196 - In a virtuous and free State no rewards can be so pleasing to sensible minds, as those which include the approbation of our fellow-citizens. My great pain is, lest my poor endeavors should fall short of the kind expectations of my country.
Page 8 - The Rights of the Subject are so secured by Law, that they cannot be deprived of the least Part of their Property, but by their own Consent...

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THE REVOLUTION IN VIRGINIA; REVOLUTION IN VIRGINIA. By hj ...
THE REVOLUTION IN VIRGINIA REVOLUTION IN VIRGINIA. By hj Eckenrode, Ph.D. Houghton Mifflin Company. $4 net. ACCURATE and authoritative data are a valuable ...
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JSTOR: The Revolution in Virginia
212 WILLIAM AND MARY QUARTERLY BOOK REVIEWS The Revolution in Virginia. By hj Eckenrode, Ph. D., Associate Pro- fessor of Economics and History in Richmond ...
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The Revolution in Virginia
The Revolution in Virginia. By hj Eckenrode, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Economics and History, In Richmond College. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company ...
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Webography, Revolution
Eckenrode, hj The Revolution in Virginia. Hamden, Conn., Archon Books, 1964. [E263.V8 E2 1964] ... Rankin, Hugh F. The War of the Revolution in Virginia. ...
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Michael A. mcdonnell | Class War? Class Struggles during the ...
In some places this figure was much higher (Selby, The Revolution in Virginia, 1775–1783 [Williamsburg, Va., 1988], 24). There was much regional variation. ...
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Virginia
Selby, John E. The Revolution in Virginia, 1775-1783. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1988. Sellers, John Robert. ...
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Gregory H. Stoner 2006 All Rights Reserved
extent of loyalist communities, historians of the revolution in Virginia such as hj ..... Indebtedness and the Revolution in Virginia, 1776 to 1796," ...
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Eckenrode, hj The Revolution in Virginia. Hamden, Conn.: Archon Books, 1964. ... Selby, John E. The Revolution in Virginia, 1775–1783. Williamsburg, Va. ...
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