Petitions of the Early Inhabitants of Kentucky to the General Assembly of Virginia, 1769-1792, Volume 27
James Rood Robertson
John P. Morton (incorporated) printers to the Filson club, 1914 - Kentucky - 246 pages
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9 List acres of Land act entitled aforesaid Alexander Andrew appointed Assembly of Virginia back of petition Benjamin Benj Benjamin Logan Boone Bourbon County certificates Charles claim Clark convenient County of Bourbon County of Fayette county of Kentucky Court Courthouse Creek Daniel David District of Kentucky duty bound Edward Endorsement on back erected escheated expence Fayette County Ferry Fincastle Fincastle County Harrodsburg Henings Statutes Henry Honble House Honorable the Speaker Honourable House House of Delegates Hugh Hugh McGary humbly sheweth Indians Isaac Jacob James Jas John 58 John 60 John Jno John Todd Joseph Kentucky River Land office Levi Todd Lincoln County lott Memorialists miles Nathaniel NUMBER Ohio petition of Sundry petitioners Petitioners therefore pray pray &c publick request was granted Richard Richard Callaway Robert Robt Samuel Saml settled settlement settlers Speaker and Gentlemen Sundry Inhabitants thence thereof Thomas Thos Town Transylvania Seminary Trustees William Wm
Page 135 - ... it being the interest of this Commonwealth always to promote and encourage every design which may tend to the improvement of the mind, and the diffusion of useful knowledge even among its remote citizens, whose situation, in a barbarous neighborhood and a savage intercourse, might otherwise render unfriendly to science...
Page 58 - An Act for adjusting and settling the Titles of claimers to unpatented Lands, under the present and former Government, previous to the Establishment of the Commonwealth's Land Office...
Page 79 - We therefore, with the consent, and by the authority of our constituents, after the most solemn deliberation, being warned of every consequence which can ensue, for them, for ourselves, and for posterity unborn — do pray that an act may pass at the ensuing session of assembly, declaring and acknowledging the sovereignty and independence of this district.
Page 179 - Cooke dec. containing by estimation one hundred acres be the same more or less. To have and to hold the said...
Page 78 - To recite minutely the causes and reasoning which have directed, and will justify this address, would, we conceive, be a matter of impropriety at this juncture. It would be preposterous for us to enter upon the support of facts and consequences, which we presume are...
Page 58 - Vincents were reduced, and to the officers and soldiers that have been since incorporated into the said regiment, to be laid off in one tract, the length of which not to exceed double the breadth, in such place on the northwest side of the Ohio as a majority of the officers shall choose, and to be afterwards divided among the said officers and soldiers in due proportion according to the laws of Virginia.
Page 139 - An act concerning the erection of the district of Kentucky, into an independent state...