The Lower Norfolk County Virginia Antiquary, Volume 5 (Google eBook)

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Edward Wilson James
Whittet & Shepperson, 1906 - Chesapeake (Va.)
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Page 45 - This book is a preservation photocopy. It was produced on Hammermill Laser Print natural white, a 60 # book weight acid-free archival paper which meets the requirements of ANSI/NISO Z39.48-1992 (permanence of paper) Preservation photocopying and binding by Acme Bookbinding Charlestown, Massachusetts CD 1995 The borrower must return this item on or before the last date stamped below.
Page 41 - ... Each Side, two at the East End and one in the Gallery; the Windows to be of the same Dimentions with the Church Windows ... of good crown glass 8 by 10 In., 6 lights by three beside the Arch; the Middle Isle to be five feet wide with four Wainscot pews two on the North and two on the South side . . . with a decent desk and pulpit, the Whole Church to be Compleatly painted where tis requisite of a Sky Colour; the Covering of the said Chappel to be of good heart Cypress Shingles and all the rest...
Page 40 - The Communion to be raild and ballasted neatly, the Walls of the said Church to be two brick and a half thick from the foundation to the Water Table and two brick thick upward; the windows to be of good crown glass 8x1o In.
Page 40 - ... Erected." The same order specified that the new chapel was to be a brick building "Fifty five foot long, Twenty five feet wide in the Clear . . . the walls . . . eighteen feet in height . . . two brick and a half thick from the foundation to the Water Table and two brick thick upward." There was to be "a convenient Large Gallery not to be Less than Eighteen feet in width, with three Windows on Each Side, two at the East End and one in the Gallery; the Windows to be of the same Dimentions with...
Page 40 - ... placing the contract for this new frame chapel, shows that its actual construction was not undertaken until that date. The building of the third Eastern Shore Chapel, which still exists, on the site of the second one, is covered by a vestry order dated 1st October, 1753, as follows: "Resolved . . . That at or near Adjoining the place where the present Eastern Shore Chapel now stands is a fit and Convenient place to Erect a New Chapel & that the same be there Erected.
Page 36 - The rayat works in his field in all weathers, generally from 8 to 12 o'clock in the morning, and from 2 to 5 o'clock or from 3 to 6 o'clock in the afternoon.
Page 38 - Capt W Robinson Major f rancis Sayer mr. Geo fouler mr. Mala Thurston, Justices "Whereas Jn Biggs was Sumoned to this Court for nott haveing his Children Baptised w Could nott positively be proved ag him bott maj francis Sayer being a member of this court a neighbour & Relative of the sd biggs...
Page 41 - ... decent desk and pulpit; the whole Church to be compleatly painted where tis requisite of a sky colour; the covering of the said Chappel to be of good heart Cypress Shingles and all the rest of the work to be finished in a work man like manner after the model of the Church. At this Vestry the aforesaid Chappel being put up to the lowest bidder Mr. Joseph Mitchel of Norfolk having the last vote voted to undertake and compleat the aforesd. Chappel in a workmanlike manner by Xstmas. next come twelve...
Page 39 - ... Since it was borne. Where upon It was by the Court Referred to the said biggs his oath whether hee had Soe done or nott wch hee Refused to Sweare the Court doth therefore Conceave him guilty and have ordr that the sd biggs doe beetwene this and the 12th of May next Repayre to Some Lawful! minister...
Page 39 - Jn Biggs upon the act for nott Baptising of his children wch apearing to the Court It is ordred that the sd bigg pay one thousand pounds of tob and Cask to the said Jn Edwards and one thousand pounds of tob and Caske to the pish according to act, and pay one thousand two hundred twenty & five pounds of tob and Cask in full of his cost...

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