William and Mary College Quarterly Historical Magazine

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William and Mary College., 1905 - United States
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Page 146 - Mind the Mortality of my Body and knowing that it is appointed for all Men once to die do make and ordain this my last Will and Testament...
Page 13 - The Emperor of the Cherokee Nation with his Empress and their Son, the young Prince, attended by several of his Warriors and great Men and their Ladies...
Page 248 - ... as far as lies in his ability. Should, however, one or another withdraw himself from such Christian work (which we would not suppose a Christian would do) we have unitedly concluded that such a one shall not be looked upon as a member of our congregation, but he shall pay for the baptism of a child 2s.
Page 8 - Governor, and Commander in Chief of the Colony and Dominion of Virginia. By a Company of Comedians from London, At the Theatre in Williamsburg, On Friday next, being the 15th of September, will be presented A Play, Call'd, The Merchant of Venice, (Written by Shakespear.) The Part of Antonio (the Merchant) to be perform'd by Mr.
Page 194 - ... vengeance, presided in the illustrious band of heroes and patriots who fairly and openly adjudged CHARLES STUART, tyrant of England, to a public and exemplary death, thereby presenting to the amazed world, and transmitting down through applauding ages, the most glorious example of unshaken virtue, love of freedom, and impartial justice, ever exhibited on the blood-stained theatre of human action.
Page 245 - Executors of this, my last Will & Testament, hereby revoking all other Wills heretofore by me made.
Page 88 - Mr. Speaker, and gentlemen of the House of Burgesses, I have heard of your resolves, and augur ill of their effects. You have made it my duty to dissolve you, and you are dissolved accordingly.
Page 65 - Here, May 15, 1776, the Convention of Virginia through Resolutions, drafted by Edmund Pendleton, offered by Thomas Nelson, Jr. advocated by Patrick Henry, Unanimously Called on Congress to Declare the Colonies Free and Independent States. "Here June 12, 1776, was Adopted by the Convention the Immortal Work of George Mason, The Declaration of Rights; and on June 29, 1776, the First Written Constitution of a Free and Independent State ever Framed.

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