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Acting Lieutenant-Governor Alexander Spotswood appointed April Benjamin Day Bishop burg Capt Charles Christian Church in Virginia congregation county of Spotsylvania Culpeper county daugh daughter death died Diocese elected Episcopal Church F. W. Johnston father Fitzhugh Francis Thornton Fredericksburg George GEORGE'S PARISH Germanna ginia glebe Governor Gray Grayson heart Herndon History of St honor Hugh Mercer J. B. Ficklen James Cooke James Marye James Stephenson John Chew John Coakley John Taliaferro John Waller Joseph Brock Judge Wm July June Kenner Knox land Mark's Parish married McGuire Meade minister ministry Monroe Kelley mountains Murray Forbes October old church persons Philip Slaughter pious pounds of tobacco preached present R. C. L. Moncure Randolph Rappahannock record rector religion resigned Richmond river sermons Smith Strebeck Susan Savage Taylor Thomas Crutcher tion took charge town TRINITY CHURCH vacancy venerable vestry vestrymen vice Warden William Pollock Willis Woodville zeal
Page 50 - WHEN the Lord turned again the captivity of Zion, we were like them that dream. Then was our mouth filled with laughter, and our tongue with singing: then said they among the heathen, The Lord hath done great things for them. The Lord hath done great things for us ; whereof we are glad.
Page 52 - For if there come unto your assembly a man with a gold ring, in goodly apparel, and there come in also a poor man in vile raiment; and ye have respect to him that weareth the gay clothing, and say unto him, Sit thou here in a good place ; and say to the poor, Stand thou there, or sit here under my footstool : are ye not then partial in yourselves, and are become judges of evil thoughts?
Page 57 - Governor upon his return presented each of his companions with a golden horse-shoe, some of which I have seen covered with valuable stones, resembling heads of nails, with the inscription on one side, ' Sic juvat transcendere montes.
Page 57 - For this Expedition they were obliged to provide a great Quantity of Horseshoes; (Things seldom used in the Lower Parts of the Country, where there are few Stones:) Upon which Account the Governor upon their Return presented each of his Companions with a Golden Horse-Shoe...
Page 8 - Spotswood's enchanted castle on one side of the street, and a baker's dozen of ruinous tenements on the other, where so many German families had dwelt some years ago; but are now removed ten miles higher in the fork of Rappahannock, to land of their own.
Page 60 - Good, in turning sinners from ye errors of their ways, and by all wise and prudent Means, in gaining Souls unto God. And the faithful and diligent Discharge of this holy Function gives a Title to ye highest Degree of Glory in the next world ; for they...
Page 53 - And it came to pass, when the king sat in his house, and the Lord had given him rest round about from all his enemies; 2 That the king said unto Nathan the prophet. See now, I dwell in a house of cedar, but the ark of God dwelleth within curtains.