Chesterfield County, Virginia, Its History and Present Condition: Prepared Under the Supervision of John B. Watkins, as Authorized by the Board of Supervisors of the County, August, 1906 (Google eBook)

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Williams Print. Company, 1907 - Chesterfield County (Va.) - 45 pages
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Page 12 - An Act for the impartial administration of justice, in the cases of persons questioned for any act done by them in the execution of the law, or for the suppression of riots and tumults, in the province of the Massachusetts Bay in New England...
Page 10 - Gray, who being elected, tried and sworn the truth to speak upon the issue joined...
Page 10 - Parish, for making use of hymns or poems in the Church service instead of David's Psalms, contrary to law, within twelve months last past.
Page 11 - Jefferson, esquires, any six of whom to be a committee, whose business it shall be to obtain the most early and authentic intelligence of such acts and resolutions of the British parliament, or proceedings of administration, as may relate to or affect the British colonies in America ; and to keep up and maintain a correspondence and communication with our sister colonies, respecting these important considerations...
Page 10 - Branch were sworn in a grand jury for the body of this county and, having received their charge, retired...
Page 11 - Ordered that they give Surety for their good Behavior and keeping the peace for the space of one year each in the penalty of £50 with two Sureties in penalty of £25 each and be committed to Goal til they do so.
Page 12 - Esquires, any six of whom to be a committee, whose business it shall be to obtain the most early and authentic intelligence of all such acts and resolutions of the British Parliament, or proceedings of Administration, as may relate to or effect the British colonies in America, and to keep up and maintain a correspondence and communication with our sister colonies, respecting these important considerations; and the result of such their proceedings, from time to time, to lay before the House.
Page 8 - 1 fc jj 5 s brought by the expenditure of money that in 1622 it was confidently anticipated by those in charge that in three months they would be in a position to forward large quantities of raw iron to England. Very soon, however, the massacre by the Indians brought destruction to the little settlement on Falling Creek. The tools were destroyed or thrown into the river by the savages and the workmen, with the exception of a boy and girl, were killed.
Page 12 - Virginia, and for raising and levying1 taxes on the inhabitants thereof ought to be, and is, vested in the General Assembly of the said Colony, and cannot be executed by any other power without danger to our liberties, subject, nevertheless, as the custom has been, to his Majesty's approbation.
Page 18 - Convention now sitting in Richmond, immediately pass an ordinance of secession from the Federal Union and submit the same to the qualified voters of the act State for ratification.

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