The Perry Family of Hertford Co, Issue 3

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Edwards, 1909 - 64 pages
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Page 14 - ... in London. It appears in the inventory of the estate ol Colonel Jos. Bridger, of Isle of Wight county, Va., that in 1686 Colonel Bridger had sent several bills of exchange to Micajah Perry & Son to be placed to his credit. In the will of Captain James Day, of Isle of Wight county, Va., dated August 10, 1700, and probated January 9, 1701, Captain Day directed that certain property owned by him in London be sold by his friends, Micajah Perry, Thomas Lane and Richard Perry. Micajah Perry had several...
Page 40 - ... Virginia; in December of that year was sent to Gen. RE Lee, then commanding at Charleston ; in the spring of 1862 served on the Georgia coast with distinction on Whitemarsh island, and was sent back to Virginia with Lawton's brigade in time to take part in the Seven Days' battles. From that time it served in the army of Northern Virginia until the close of the war. Upon the death of Colonel Ector early in 1862, Marcellus Douglass was appointed colonel. He was killed at Sharpsburg while gallantly...
Page 15 - He was often sent to these colonies as the duly commissioned agent of the Crown to advise and negotiate with the colonists. Among the largest contributors to the original endowment of William and Mary College in Virginia were Micajah Perry, Thomas Lane and Kit-hard Perry, each giving 50 for that purpose.
Page 40 - Irish courage and frankness, great benevolence and nobility of heart and soul that so strongly characterized his greatgrandfather and his early ancestors who first landed on American soil.
Page 16 - London, December 22, 1720. This I leave as a scheme of my last will and Testament tho' intend to do it in a more ample forme but if any way diverted by any accident, Do declare this to be my last Will and Testament written by my own hand (that is to say). I give to Christ's hospital one hundred pounds, I give to the workhouse one hundred pounds, I give to Mary and Susana Lowe each fifty pounds.
Page 16 - America as the duly commissioned agent of the crown to advise and negotiate with the colonists. Among the largest contributors to the original endowment of William and Mary College in Virginia were Micajah Perry, Thomas Lane and Richard Perry, each giving fifty pounds for that purpose.
Page 15 - Country in supplying the planters and colonists in Virginia and North Carolina with goods of all kinds in exchange for their tobacco and other products. He was the banker and commission merchant for these people.
Page 39 - Hertford County, and later moved to Camp Gatling, near Murfreesboro. While at the latter camp, the 68th North Carolina Regiment was organized, with James W. Hinton of Pasquotank as colonel, Edward C. Yellowly of Pitt County, lieutenant-colonel and the subject of our sketch, sergeant.
Page 10 - ... spared for studying the annals of the past. "But they who do not think it worth their while sometimes to give a thought to those to whom they owe their very heing," are like him who, Shakespeare says, has no music in his soul. The motions of their spirit are dull as night, and their affections dark as Erebus, as was once said by a great writer.
Page 41 - In 1870 he was appointed by the Judge of the District Clerk of the Superior Court of Hertford County to fill a vacancy caused by the resignation of his wife's uncle.

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