Documents, Chiefly Unpublished, Relating to the Huguenot Emigration to Virginia and to the Settlement at Manakin-Town: With an Appendix of Genealogies, Presenting Data of the Fontaine, Maury, Dupuy, Trabue, Marye, Chastain, Cocke, and Other Families

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Robert Alonzo Brock
Society, 1886 - History - 247 pages
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Page 60 - Be It therefore Enacted, by the Lieutenant-Governor, Council, and Burgesses of this present General Assembly, and it is hereby Enacted, by the Authority of the same...
Page 8 - Thus eminently fitted for the service and Ornament of his country, he was made receiver general of his majesty's revenues here ; was thrice appointed public agent to the court and ministry of England and being thirty-seven years a member, at last became president of the council of this colony.
Page 8 - ... the acquaintance of many of the first persons of that age for knowledge, wit, virtue, birth, or high station, and particularly contracted a most intimate and bosom friendship with the learned and illustrious Charles Boyle, Earl of Orrery. He was called to the bar in the Middle Temple ; studied for some time in the Low Countries ; visited the court of France, and was chosen Fellow of the Royal Society.
Page 10 - A Description of the English Province of Carolina. By the Spaniards called Florida, and by the French La Louisiane. As also of the Great and Famous River Meschacebe, or Mississippi, the Five Vast Navigable Lakes of Fresh Water, and the parts adjacent, together with an Account of the Commodities of the Growth and Production of the said Province, and a Preface containing some Considerations on the Consequences of the French making Settlements there.
Page 8 - His genius is embalmed in our national literature asthe author of the Westover Manuscripts, which contain, with other papers, the " History of the Dividing Line between Virginia and North Carolina as run in 1728-29," Colonel Byrd being one of the Commissioners on the part of Virginia.
Page 38 - Abraham Perodin, Peter Bouvot, and John Hamilton, all of London, Merchants of the other part, Witnesseth, that (for the consideration hereunder mentioned) the said owner doth hereby for himself, his Executors and administrators, covenant, grant, and agree to, and with, the said Moses...
Page 26 - A LIST OF THE REFUGEES WHO ARE TO RECEIVE OF YE MILLER OF FALLING CREEK MILL ONE BUSHEL A HEAD OF INDIAN MEALE MONTHLY AS SETTLED AT OR ABOUT KING WILLIAMS TOWN, TO BEGIN IN FEE, 1700-1.
Page 23 - I understand that my grandfather. Anthony Trabue, had an estate, but concluded he would leave it if he could possibly make his escape. He was a...
Page v - Their skill, industry, and worth speedily secured recognition and consequent prosperity, and there is scarce a branch of literature, science and art in which they have not distinguished themselves.
Page 69 - Vestry' hands, and in case he refused to do it, he would excommunicate him ; he was pleas' d to say this with a rage very unbecoming the place, which made me intreat him to have a little patience till the dispute should be ended, whether the Register should be in the Vestry's Custody or his; I...

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