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Some Prominent Virginia Families - Page 504
by Louise Pecquet du Bellet, Edward Jaquelin, Martha Cary Jaquelin - 1907
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Biography of the Signers to the Declaration of Independence, Volume 8

John Sanderson, Robert Waln, Henry Dilworth Gilpin - 1827
...the fourteenth of November, 1764, he was appointed, with several distinguished members of the house, to prepare an address to the king, a memorial to the...lords, and a remonstrance to the house of commons, oh the subject of the resolutions which had been passed preparatory to the stamp act. To which of the...
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The Description of the City of New York ...: To which is Prefixed, a Brief ...

James Hardie - New York (N.Y.) - 1827 - 360 pages
...declined choosing deputies for the proposed newone and in their individual capacity sent a petition to the king, a memorial to the lords and a remonstrance to the house of commons. In this last they represented the grievances, under which they laboured, renounced the most distant desire...
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The history of North Carolina, Volume 2

François Xavier Martin - History - 1829
...the British parliament. The house of burgesses stated, that these sentiments had been expressed in an address to the king, a memorial to the lords and a remonstrance to the house of commons; that the council of the province had concurred in them, and Jimes Abercrombie and Edward Montague,...
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The Southern literary messenger

1838
...papers which they had already forwarded to England, and which now figure in History;— a Petition to the King, a Memorial to the Lords, and a Remonstrance to the Commons. This correspondence is drawn before the public (apparently for the first time, on the 27th...
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The life of William Henry Harrison (of Ohio,): the people's candidate for ...

Isaac Rand Jackson - Northwest, Old - 1840 - 218 pages
...fourteenth of November, 1764, he was appointed with several other distinguished members of the house, to prepare an address to the king, a memorial to the...remonstrance to the house of commons, in opposition to the odious Stamp Act — a bill in favour of which had already been proposed to parliament by George Grenville,...
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Historical Collections of Virginia: Containing a Collection of the Most ...

Henry Howe - Virginia - 1845 - 544 pages
...district in the House of Burgesses for many years, and on the 14th of Nov., 1764, was one of those of its distinguished members chosen to prepare an...Continental Congress, which assembled at Philadelphia, Sept. 1st, 1774, when he had the gratification of seeing his brother-in-law, Peyton Randolph, placed...
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Sketches of the Life and Character of Patrick Henry

William Wirt - United States - 1845 - 306 pages
...not have been wholly iiaknown : the text, however, gives the words of my correspondent faithfully. the king, a memorial to the lords, and a remonstrance to the house of commons. On the eighteenth of Decemher, seventeen hundred and sixty-four, these papers were reported, and (after...
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Sanderson's Biography of the Signers to the Declaration of Independence: Rev ...

John Sanderson, Robert Taylor Conrad - U.S. Declaration of Independence - 1846 - 720 pages
...the fourteenth of November, 1764, he was appointed, with several distinguished members of the house, to prepare an address to the king, a memorial to the...lords, and a remonstrance to the house of commons, on the subject of the resolutions which had been passed preparatory to the stamp act. On the eighteenth...
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Introduction to the History of the Colony and Ancient Dominion of Virginia

Charles Campbell, Samuel Legrand Campbell - Point Pleasant, Battle of, 1774 - 1847 - 200 pages
...of the House of Burgesses for the county of Charles City, [Nov. 14, 1764,] he was one of a committee chosen to prepare an address to the king, a memorial to the House of Lords and a remonstrance to the House of Commons, in opposition to the Stamp Act. [1774.]...
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Sketches of the life and character of Patrick Henry

William Wirt - 1849 - 468 pages
...colonial agent ; and having been maturely considered, resulted in the appointment of a special committee to prepare an address to the king, a memorial to the lords, and a remonstrance to the house of com' mons. On the 18th of December, 1764, these papers were reported, and (after various amendments,...
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