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" Elected by the House its Speaker six years, and Governor of the Colony for more than a year, he upheld equally the regal dignity and the public freedom. Possessed of ample wealth, blamelessly acquired, he built and endowed, at his own expense, this sacred... "
Some Prominent Virginia Families - Page 195
by Louise Pecquet du Bellet, Edward Jaquelin, Martha Cary Jaquelin - 1907
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Nugæ, by Nugator: Or, Pieces in Prose and Verse, Issue 9

St. Leger Landon Carter - American poetry - 1844 - 215 pages
...year, he equally upheld the regal dignity and public freedom. Possessed of ample wealth, honourably acquired, he built and endowed, at his own expense, this sacred edifice, a lasting monument of his piety to God. Entertaining his friends with kindness, he was neither a prodigal...
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Old Churches, Ministers and Families of Virginia, Volume 2

William Meade - Virginia - 1878
...second wife. The following translation of Mr. Robert Carter's epitaph may be a help to some of our readers : — " Here lies buried Robert Carter, Esq.,...monument of his piety toward God. He furnished it richly. " Entertaining his friends kindly, he was neither a prodigal nor a parsimonious host. " His...
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Old Churches, Ministers and Families of Virginia, Volume 2

William Meade - Virginia - 1878
...institution in its most trying times. He was Speaker of the House of Burgesses, and Treasurer under tHfe most serene Princes William, Anne, George I. and II....monument of his piety toward God. He furnished it richly. " Entertaining his friends kindly, he was neither a prodigal nor a parsimonious host. " His...
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Carter Henry Harrison: A memoir

Willis John Abbot - Mayors - 1895 - 254 pages
...House of Burgesses, and treasurer under the most serene princes William, Anne, George I., and George II. Elected by the house its speaker six years and...expense this sacred edifice, — a signal monument to his piety towards God. He furnished it richly. His first wife was Judith, daughter of John Amistead,...
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Robert E. Lee and the Southern Confederacy, 1807-1870

Henry Alexander White - United States - 1897 - 467 pages
...of him as An honourable man, who by noble endowments and pure morals gave lustre to his gentle birth Possessed of ample wealth, blamelessly acquired, he...monument of his piety toward God. He furnished it richly. Entertaining his friends kindly, he was neither a prodigal nor a parsimonious host." It was...
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Some Colonial Mansions and Those who Lived in Them: With Genealogies of the ...

Thomas Allen Glenn - Historic buildings - 1897 - 482 pages
...year, he equally upheld the regal dignity and public freedom. Possessed of ample wealth, honorably acquired, he built and endowed, at his own expense, this sacred edifice, a lasting monument of his piety to God. Entertaining his friends with kindness, he was neither a prodigal...
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Some colonial mansions and those who lived in them: with genealogies of the ...

Thomas Allen Glenn - Historic buildings - 1899 - 482 pages
...year, he equally upheld the regal dignity and public freedom. Possessed of ample wealth, honorably acquired, he built and endowed, at his own expense, this sacred edifice, a lasting monument of his piety to God. Entertaining his friends with kindness, he was neither a prodigal...
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Old churches, ministers and families of Virginia, Volume 2

William Meade - Reference - 1900
...II. " Elected by the House its Speaker six years, and Governor of the Colony for more than a year, be upheld equally the regal dignity and the public freedom....expense, this sacred edifice, — a signal monument of hie piety toward God. He furnished it richly. " Entertaining his friends kindly, he was neither a prodigal...
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Missouri Historical Review, Volume 9

Francis Asbury Sampson, Floyd Calvin Shoemaker - Missouri - 1915
...II. 'Elected by the House its Speaker six years and Governor of the Colony for more than a year, be upheld equally the regal dignity and the public freedom....monument of his piety toward God. He furnished it richly. 'Entertaining his friends kindly, he was neither a prodigal nor a parsimonious host. 'His first...
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Balch Genealogica

Thomas Willing Balch - Reference - 1907 - 410 pages
...'An honourable man, who by noble endowments and pure morals gave lustre to his gentle birth. * * * Possessed of ample wealth, blamelessly acquired, he...and endowed at his own expense this sacred edifice a single monument of his piety toward God. He furnished it richly. Entertaining his friends kindly, he...
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