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Boonesborough; Its Founding, Pioneer Struggles, Indian Experiences ...
George Washington Ranck
No preview available - 2015
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Page 149 - further and other lawful and reasonable grants, acts and assurances in the law whatsoever for the further, better and more perfect granting, conveying and assuring of the said premises hereby granted with the appurtenances unto the said
Page 175 - By his Excellency the Right Hon. John, Earl of Dunmore, his Majesty's Lieutenant and Governor General of the Colony and dominion of Virginia, and Vice Admiral of the same : A PROCLAMATION. Virginia, to wit. Whereas
Page 192 - You, perhaps, are fixing the palladium, or placing the first corner-stone of an edifice, the height and magnificence of whose superstructure is now in the womb of futurity, and can only become great and glorious in proportion to the excellence of its foundation. These considerations, gentlemen, will, no doubt, animate and inspire you with sentiments worthy the grandeur of the subject.
Page 142 - Assembly of the said Indians, to be held for that purpose by the Governor or Commander in Chief of our Colony respectively within which they shall
Page 148 - their heirs and assigns, make, do and execute or cause or procure to be made, done and executed all and every further and other lawful and reasonable grants, acts
Page 145 - This indenture made this seventeenth day of March in the year of our Lord Christ one thousand seven hundred and seventyfive between
Page 240 - Convention, to serve in that Capacity, as we conceive the Precedent Established in West Augusta will Justify our Proceedings; And we cannot but observe how impolitical it would be to Suffer such a Respectable Body of Prime Rifle Men to remain in a state of Neutrality,
Page 192 - in the people ; therefore, make it their interest, by impartial and beneficial laws, and you may be sure of their inclination to see them enforced. For it is not to be supposed that a people, anxious and desirous of having laws
Page 238 - To the Honourable the Convention of Virginia: The Humble petition of the Committee of West Fincastle of the Colony of Virginia, Being on the North and South Sides of the River Kentucke (or Louisa). Present, John Gabriel Jones, Esqr., chairman, John Bowman, John Cowen, William Bennet, Joseph Bowman, John Crittenden,