Chronicles of the Scotch-Irish Settlement in Virginia: Extracted from the Original Court Records of Augusta County, 1745-1800, Volume 1

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Printers: The Commonwealth Printing Company, 1912 - Augusta County (Va.)
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Page 514 - ... do hereby make this my last will and testament. It is my will that all my just debts and...
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Page 472 - ... Joseph Smith. Samuel Bennett, John Taylor, William W. Phelps, Hyrum Smith, John P. Green, Stephen Perry, Dimick B. Huntington, Jonathan Dunham, Stephen Markham, William Edwards, Jonathan Holmes, Jesse P. Harmon, John Lytle, Joseph W. Coolidge, Harvey D. Redfield, Porter Rockwell, and Levi Richards, and bring them before me, or some other justice of the peace, to answer the premises, and farther to be dealt with according to law. "Given under my hand and seal at Carthage, in the County aforesaid,...
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Page 3 - ... north by Fairfax's Northern Neck Grant and the boundaries of Maryland and Pennsylvania to the westward of Fairfax; on the east by the Blue Ridge Mountains; on the south by the Caroline line. On the west its territory embraced all the soil held by the British without limit of extent. For about twelve years the County Court of Augusta was the only Court and repository of records within that district. From the end of that period, at frequent intervals, its jurisdiction was restricted by the erection...
Page 527 - ... and to make diligent search therein for the persons above described; and to make fresh pursuit and hue and cry after them, from town to town, and from county to county, as well by horsemen as by...
Page 42 - ... read," &c. The petition was opposed by John Lewis, who had a mill within a mile of town, and the case was taken to the General Court. Aug. 28th. — "Robert McClanahan, Gent., Sheriff, having informed the court that Henry Witherington...

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