The History of Barbour County, West Virginia: From Its Earliest Exploration and Settlement to the Present Time

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Acme publishing Company, 1899 - Barbour County (W. Va.) - 517 pages
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The grave site of Isaac Booth, 5th VA Mil, a Lt Col in the War of 1812, is located in Belington, WV 26250. I can send a picture of the tombstone to those interested.

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X
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XII
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XIV
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XVI
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XXVI
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XXVIII
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XXX
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XXXII
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XXXIV
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XXXVI
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XXXVII
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XXXVIII
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XXIV
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XXXIX
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XLI
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XLIII
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Page 497 - Prayer is the simplest form of speech That infant lips can try ; Prayer the sublimest strains that reach The Majesty on high. 4 Prayer is the Christian's vital breath, The Christian's native air, His watchword at the gates of death ; He enters heaven with prayer. 5 Prayer is the contrite sinner's voice, Returning from his ways, While angels in their songs rejoice, And cry,
Page 45 - There runs not a drop of my blood in the veins of any living creature. This called on me for revenge. I have sought it : I have killed many : I have fully glutted my vengeance. For my country I rejoice at the beams of peace. But do not harbor a thought that mine is the joy of fear.
Page 90 - That elections of members to serve as representatives of the people, in assembly, ought to be free ; and that all men, having sufficient evidence of permanent common interest with, and attachment to, the community, have the right of suffrage...
Page 45 - I appeal to any white man to say, if ever he entered Logan's cabin hungry, and he gave him not meat; if ever he came cold and naked, and he clothed him not. During the course of the last long and bloody war, Logan remained idle in his cabin, an advocate for peace. Such was my love for the Whites, that my countrymen pointed as they passed, and said, ' Logan is the friend of white men.
Page 124 - The children of slaves born within the limits of this State after the fourth day of July, eighteen hundred and sixty-three, shall be free ; and that all slaves within the said State who shall, at the time aforesaid, be under the age of ten years, shall be free when they arrive at the age of twenty-one years ; and all slaves over ten and under twentyone years shall be free when they arrive at the age of twentyfive years ; and no slave shall be permitted to come into the State for permanent residence...
Page 83 - Yet I doubt not through the ages one increasing purpose runs, And the thoughts of men are widened with the process of the suns.
Page 326 - Finally brethren, farewell : be perfect, be of good comfort, be of one mind, live in peace ; and the God of love and peace shall be with you.
Page 242 - The power confided to me will be used to hold, occupy, and possess the property and places belonging to the government, and to collect the duties and imposts ; but beyond what may be necessary for these objects there will be no invasion, no using of force against or among the people anywhere.
Page 37 - Indians not only unfit to be allies, and unworthy of being respected as enemies, " but as the vilest race of beings that ever infested the earth, and whose riddance from it must be esteemed a meritorious act, for the good of mankind.
Page 497 - Prayer is the burden of a sigh ; The falling of a tear, The upward glancing of an eye, When none but God is near. 3 Prayer is the simplest form of speech, That infant lips can try ; Prayer, the sublimest strains that reach The Majesty on high.

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