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Virginia County Names, Two Hundred and Seventy, Years of Virginia History ...
Charles M. Long
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Virginia County Names: Two Hundred and Seventy Years of Virginia History
Charles M (Charles Massie) 4n Long
No preview available - 2016
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Page 200 - Halifax, Hanover, Henrico Henry, Highland. Isle of Wight. James City. King and Queen, King George, King William. Lancaster, Lee, Loudoun, Louisa, Lunenburg.
Page 175 - The bridge not made with hands, that spans a river, carries a highway, and makes two mountains one.
Page 73 - Parliament in 1783, but his career both in the House of Commons and in the House of Lords was in striking contrast with that at the bar.
Page 200 - Henry, Highland, Isle of Wight, James City, King and Queen, King George, King William, Lancaster, Lee, Loudoun, Louisa, Lunenburg, Madison, Mathews, Mecklenburg, Middlesex, Montgomery, Nansemond, Nelson, New Kent, Norfolk, Northampton, Northumberland, Nottoway, Orange, Page, Patrick, Pittsylvania, Powhatan, Prince Edward, Prince George...
Page 70 - Virginia, included the immense territory now comprising the counties of Lancaster, Northumberland, Richmond, Westmoreland, Stafford, King George, Prince William, Fairfax, Loudoun, Fauquier, Culpeper, Clarke, Madison, Page, Shenandoah, Hardy, Hampshire, Morgan, Berkeley, Jefferson, and Frederick.
Page 65 - Lucrece," have been presented with much force. Many facts in the careers of the Earl of Southampton and of the Earl of Pembroke meet the requirements of the few and uncertain biographical data furnished by the Sonnets ; but the acceptance of either of these noblemen as the
Page 41 - Orange, and is one of three counties named in honor of this prominent royal family of Holland that became connected with England by treaty and by marriage. It is entirely within the Piedmont Plateau and fully threefourths of the country is rolling.
Page 106 - In that battle he was the first to reach the summit of the mountain, and to receive a sword from the enemy. He was then promoted captain, served against the Cherokee Indians, and negotiated a treaty of peace with that tribe. He subsequently fought at the battle of Whitsell's Mills and at 'Guilford CourtHouse. He removed to Kentucky at the end of the war, and bore an active part in almost...