Captain Roger Jones, of London and Virginia: Some of His Antecedents and Descendants

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J. Munsell's sons, 1891 - British Americans - 295 pages
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Page 200 - Signed sealed published and declared by the above named John Anderson to be his last will and testament in the presence of us...
Page 196 - (Extracted from the Principal Registry of the Probate, Divorce, and Admiralty Division of the High Court of Justice.) " In the Prerogative Court of Canterbury.
Page 83 - States he studied law, and was admitted to practice in the courts of the District of Columbia in 1861.
Page 275 - Jesus and my body to the Earth from whence it was taken, to be buried in such Decent and Christian manner as my Executor hereafter named shall be thot...
Page 196 - Maryland, being sick and weak in body but of sound and disposing mind memory and understanding considering the certainty of death and the uncertainty of the time thereof and being desirous to settle my worldly affairs...
Page 204 - Pounds to be paid her at her age of twenty one years or Day of Marriage which shall first happen.
Page 166 - Afterward he was the grave Councillor, and always the generous philanthropist. At a later day he became scrupulous as to the holding of slaves, and manumitted great numbers. The subject of religion then engrossed his thoughts. Abandoning the religion of his fathers, he adopted the creed of the Baptists, and patronized their young preachers, having a chapel in his own house at Nomini. After a time he embraced the theory of Swedenborg, and at length died an unhappy death-dreading Papist. All the while...
Page 207 - I took out, there is also three Bottles of Bares Grease that yr Mother Sent, and the Brass plates of the Chariot & Harness the new ones must be of the Same dimensions to cover the places the old ones were taken from; of which there must be four Coats, and two Crests for ye Chariot, and Eight Crests for the Harness. One of the Brass Topps & the Socket it Screws in of the Chariot being lost, I have put up In the Box one of the Topps for a pattern to get new ones made. I shall by some other opportunity...
Page 12 - Coke, who observes, that every esquire is a gentleman, and a gentleman is defined to be one qui arma gerit, who bears coat-armour, the grant of which adds gentility to a man's family...
Page 203 - Rawson my son and to the heirs male of his body lawfully begotten ; and, for want of such issue, unto Henrie Rawson, my eldest son, & to the heirs male of his body lawfully begotten ; and, failing such issue, to the right heirs of me, the said Edward, for ever.

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