History of West Virginia: In Two Parts

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Hubbard Brothers, 1889 - Virginia - 744 pages
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Contents

I
19
II
25
III
34
IV
50
V
58
VI
74
VII
95
VIII
105
XLIII
562
XLIV
570
XLV
577
XLVI
586
XLVII
605
XLVIII
608
XLIX
618
L
625

IX
113
X
136
XI
148
XII
194
XIII
201
XIV
215
XV
223
XVI
229
XVII
234
XVIII
256
XIX
307
XX
319
XXI
328
XXII
346
XXIII
356
XXIV
367
XXV
368
XXVI
373
XXVII
385
XXVIII
394
XXIX
418
XXX
446
XXXII
473
XXXIV
478
XXXV
486
XXXVI
498
XXXVII
506
XXXVIII
512
XXXIX
535
XL
549
XLI
554
XLII
557
LI
628
LII
633
LIII
634
LIV
636
LV
638
LVI
648
LVII
649
LVIII
654
LIX
656
LX
665
LXI
667
LXII
669
LXIII
675
LXV
676
LXVI
677
LXVII
678
LXVIII
679
LXIX
681
LXX
689
LXXI
693
LXXII
700
LXXIII
705
LXXIV
713
LXXVI
714
LXXVII
717
LXXVIII
719
LXXIX
720
LXXX
721
LXXXI
722
LXXXII
725
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Page 299 - The subject to be regulated is commerce: and our Constitution being, as was aptly said at the bar, one of enumeration, and not of definition, to ascertain the extent of the power, it becomes necessary to settle the meaning of the word.
Page 204 - ... or in acquiring any part of, the territory so ceded or relinquished, shall be fully reimbursed by the United States: and that one commissioner shall be appointed by Congress, one by this Commonwealth, and another by those two commissioners, who, or a majority of them, shall be authorized and empowered to adjust and liquidate the account of the necessary and reasonable expenses incurred by this State, which they shall judge to be comprised within the intent and meaning of the act of Congress,...
Page 204 - September last ; that is to say, upon condition that the territory so ceded shall be laid out and formed into States, containing a suitable extent of territory, not less than one hundred, nor more than one hundred and fifty miles square...
Page 201 - September last, shall be disposed of for the common benefit of the United States, and be settled and formed into distinct republican States, which shall become members of the Federal Union, and have the same rights of sovereignty, freedom, and independence, as the other States...
Page 607 - I desire most earnestly that I may not be buried in any church or churchyard, or within a mile of any Presbyterian or Anabaptist meeting-house; for, since I have resided in this country, I have kept so much bad company while living that I do not choose to continue it when dead.
Page 204 - Virginia inclusive, all right, title, and claim, as well of soil as of jurisdiction, which the said commonwealth hath to the territory or tract of country within the limits of the Virginia charter, situate, lying, and being to the northwest of the River Ohio, to and for the uses and purposes and on the conditions of the said recited act.
Page 301 - Union, by which it was agreed, " that the use and navigation of the river Ohio, so far as the territory of the proposed, or the territory that shall remain within the limits of this commonwealth, lies thereon, shall be free and common to the citizens of the United States," and which compact was assented to by congress at the time of the admission of the State.
Page 194 - Declarations, hereafter expressed, all those Lands, Countries, and Territories, situate, lying, and being, in that Part of America called Virginia, from the Point of Land, called Cape or Point Comfort, all along the Sea Coast, to the Northward two hundred Miles, and from the said Point of Cape Comfort, all along the Sea Coast, to the Southward two hundred Miles, and all that Space and Circuit of Land, lying from the Sea Coast of the Precinct aforesaid, up into the Land, throughout from Sea to Sea,...
Page 299 - Commerce, undoubtedly, is traffic, but it is something more, — it is intercourse. It describes the commercial intercourse between nations, and parts of nations, in all its branches, and is regulated by prescribing rules for carrying on that intercourse.

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