A Brief History of Bath County, Virginia, Volume 400

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McClure Company, 1920 - Bath County (Va.) - 23 pages
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Page 3 - ... fountains of the same stream, where the waters turn. southwestward, toward the James ; for the Cowpasture River was known and named as early as 1727. In that year Robert Lewis, William Lynn, Robert Brooke, Jr., James Mills, William Lewis, and Beverly Robinson petitioned the Governor in Council for 50,000 acres of land "in one or more tracts on the head branches of James River to the West and Northwestward of the Cow Pasture...
Page 22 - Cowpasture adjoining Col. Lewis' land to Andrew Hamilton in the Calf Pasture, and that Andrew Lewis and George Lewis mark out and lay off the same and make report to the next Court.
Page 13 - are very. hospitable and would be better able to support themselves were it not for the great number of the Indian warriors, who take what they want from them, much to their prejudice.
Page 7 - Reed, and Archibald Stuart. The members of the first Grand Jury were : Joseph Mayse, foreman, Samuel Black, Thomas Brode.
Page 17 - We will cherish it as we will our wives and sweethearts !" Even in Bath all the men were not Confederates.
Page 7 - County follows that of a quadrangle, the four corners pointing very nearly North, East, South and West.
Page 7 - May 10, 1791 at the home of Margaret Lewis, widow of Captain John Lewis, at Warm Springs.
Page 11 - While he was returning home his ship was captured by a Spanish man-of-war. He was then put on a ship bound for New Orleans.

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