The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, Volume 13

Philip Alexander Bruce, William Glover Stanard
Virginia Historical Society., 1905

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Página 336 - At half past eleven a second cannon will be fired as a signal for the march ; upon which the several brigades will begin their march by wheeling to the right by platoons, and proceed by the nearest way to the left of their ground by the new position.
Página 215 - First, I commend my soul into the hands of God my creator, hoping, and assuredly believing, through the only merits of Jesus Christ my Saviour, to be made partaker of life everlasting; and my body to the earth whereof it is made.
Página 16 - Fellows, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, have granted, bargained, sold released, and confirmed, and by these presents do grant, bargain, sell, release and confirm...
Página 33 - ... to after ages, such as, we presume, our honorable representatives will not judge that we have anyhow incurred ; therefore we pray that this clause may also be removed from the bill. And as to baptizing or receiving servants into our communion, we have always anxiously desired to do it with the permission of their masters ; but when a servant appears to be a true penitent and makes profession of his faith" in Christ, upon his desire it is our indispensable duty to admit him into our church, and...
Página 336 - At half after ten o'clock a cannon will be fired, which is to be a signal for the men to be under arms...
Página 32 - ... the remote corners of our congregations. This restriction would also be very grievous to us in many other respects. We only beg leave to add: That the number of Presbyterians in this province is now very great, and the number of clergymen but small, therefore we are obliged frequently to itinerate and preach through various parts of the colony, that our people may have an opportunity to worship God and receive the sacraments in the way agreeable to their own consciences.
Página 30 - ... encouragement of all Presbyterians who might incline to settle in the colony, grant an instrument of writing under the seal of the colony, containing the most ample assurances that they should enjoy the full and free exercise of their religion, and all the other privileges of good subjects. Relying upon this express stipulation, as well as upon the justice and catholic spirit of the whole legislative body, several thousand families of Presbyterians have removed from the Northern provinces into...
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Página 16 - Susquehanna ; thence to Tianaderha, and up the west side thereof and the west side of its west branch to the head thereof ; and thence by a direct line to Canada creek, where it empties into Wood creek, at the west end of the carrying place beyond Fort Stanwix...

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