Calendar of Virginia State Papers and Other Manuscripts: ... Preserved in the Capitol at Richmond, Volume 5

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R.F. Walker, 1885 - Virginia

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Page 523 - Man's inhumanity to man Makes countless thousands mourn ! See yonder poor, o'erlabour'd wight, So abject, mean, and vile, Who begs a brother of the earth To give him leave to toil; And see his lordly fellow-worm...
Page 453 - No convention or General Assembly of this State shall act upon any amendment of the Constitution of the United States proposed by Congress to the several States, unless such convention or General Assembly shall have been elected after such amendment is submitted.
Page 318 - April, 1775, was the day of founding the Pennsylvania society for promoting the abolition of slavery, the relief of free negroes unlawfully held in bondage, and for improving the condition of the African race.
Page 567 - ... disagreeable or injurious to others; that it is liable to as few exceptions as could reasonably have been expected we hope and believe; that it may promote the lasting welfare of that country so dear to us all, and secure her freedom and happiness, is our most ardent wish. With great respect, We have the honor to be, SIR, Your Excellency's most Obedient and humble Servants, GEORGE WASHINGTON, PRESIDENT. By unanimous Order of the Convention. His Excellency The PRESIDENT of CONGRESS.
Page 629 - Steward who being elected tried and sworn the truth to speak upon the issue joined upon their oaths do say that the said deft, are guilty in manner and form as the pit.
Page 12 - an act to regulate the collection of the duties imposed by law on the tonnage of ships or vessels, and on goods wares and merchandises imported into the United States.
Page 386 - The House proceeded according to the Order of the day, by joint ballot with the House of Delegates, to the choice of a...
Page 342 - That statute, in the first section, in substance provides that if any person or persons shall, from and after the passing of this act...
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Page 589 - Printing-House, between the hours of ten in the morning and two in the afternoon, to preach eight Divinity Lecture Sermons, the year following, at St.

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