The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, Volume 4 (Google eBook)

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Philip Alexander Bruce, William Glover Stanard
The Society, 1896 - Virginia
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Page 335 - With hearts fortified with these animating reflections, we most solemnly, before God and the world, declare, that, exerting the utmost energy of those powers, which our beneficent Creator hath graciously bestowed upon us, the arms we have been compelled by our enemies to assume, we will, in defiance of every hazard, with unabating firmness and perseverance, employ for the preservation of our liberties; being with one mind resolved to die freemen rather than to live slaves.
Page 48 - In Witness whereof We have caused these Our Letters to be made Patents. Witness Ourself at Westminster the twelfth day of March in the Sixteenth Year of Our Reign.
Page 284 - ... make this, my last will and testament, in manner and form following : that is to say, First and principally, I commend my soul to Almighty God, my Creator, assuredly believing that I shall receive full pardon, and...
Page 43 - Ireland, King, Defender of the Faith, &c. TO ALL to whom these presents shall come greeting...
Page 227 - That we do hereby declare ourselves a free and independent people, are and of right ought to be a sovereign and selfgoverning association under the control of no power other than that of our God and the General Government of the Congress to the maintenance of which independence we solemnly pledge to each other our mutual co-operation our lives our fortunes and our most sacred honor.
Page 335 - ... we mean not to dissolve that union which has so long and so happily subsisted between us, and which we sincerely wish to see restored. Necessity has not yet driven us into that desperate measure, or induced us to excite any other nation to war against them. We have not raised armies with ambitious designs of separating from Great Britain, and establishing independent states.
Page 233 - THE EAST ANGLIAN; Or, NOTES AND QUERIES on subjects connected with the Counties of SUFFOLK, CAMBRIDGE, ESSEX and NORFOLK.
Page 44 - Now know ye, that the UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, in consideration...
Page 48 - Contrary in any wise notwithstanding although express mention of the true yearly value or certainty of the premises or any of them or of any other gifts or grants by Us or by any of Our progenitors or predecessors heretofore made to the said...
Page 461 - But they, fully persuaded that Sir James was murdered by his own son, sent out some chirurgeons and friends, who, having raised the body, did see it bleed miraculously upon his touching it ; in which God Almighty Himself was pleased to bear a share in the testimonies...

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