The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, Volume 26

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Philip Alexander Bruce, William Glover Stanard
Virginia Historical Society., 1918 - Virginia

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Page 260 - ... for the hearing and determining all causes, as well criminal as civil, according to law and equity, and, as near as may be, agreeable to the laws of England...
Page 180 - This evening will be performed at the Theatre, by the young gentlemen of the college, The Tragedy of CATO ; and on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday next, will be acted the following comedies, by the gentlemen and ladies of this country, viz: The Busy BODY, The RECRUITING OFFICER, and The BEAUX STRATAGEM.
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Page 261 - Sea, and to transport such forces to any of our plantations in America if necessity shall require for the defence of the same against the invasion or attempts of any of our enemies, and...
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Page 260 - You to constitute and appoint Judges (and in Cases requisite Commissioners of Oyer and Terminer,) Justices of the Peace, and other necessary Officers and Ministers in Our said Province for the better Administration of Justice and putting the Laws in Execution...
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