Report of the Col. Morgan Morgan Monument Commission ...

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A brief history of the family of Colonel Morgan (by French Morgan): p. 64-97.
 

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Page 49 - further Security of His Majesty's Person and Govern"ment and the Succession of the Crown in the Heirs of "the late Princess Sophia being Protestants and for ex"tinguishing the Hopes of the pretended Prince of Wales "and his open and secret Abettors...
Page 92 - His manhood is of the kind that commands respect on every hand and on every side. We are to have a statue of Capt. Levi Morgan erected at New Martinsville, Wetzel County's county seat. The Legislature has provided for it, the appropriation is $3,500.00, and the bill has been passed by the Legislature and signed by the Governor. Aaron Morgan did it through his ability and influence in the Legislature. There could not have been done any more, or as much, by any body else; he is a true Morgan. He made...
Page 49 - Chief as aforesaid. 4. Which being done you shall yourself take, and also administer to each of the Members of our said Council, so appointed by us, the Oaths appointed by Act of Parliament to be taken instead of the Oaths of Allegiance and Supremacy...
Page 51 - HIS MAJESTY'S LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR, AND COMMANDER IN CHIEF, OF THE COLONY AND DOMINION OF VIRGINIA, A PROCLAMATION PUBLISHING THE REWARDS GIVEN FOR APPREHENDING, OR KILLING PYRATES.
Page 8 - WHEREAS, Morgan Morgan, a native of Wales, settled at Bunker Hill, in what is now Berkeley County, West Virginia, in the year one thousand seven hundred and twenty-six, and thereby became the first settler and built the first house within the present State of West Virginia ; and...
Page 49 - King George the first entitled "An act for' the further security of his Majesty's Person and Government and the succession of the Crown in the heirs of the late princess Sophia being Protestants and for the extinguishing the hopes of the pretended Prince of Wales and his open and secret Abettors...
Page 58 - In the former capacity, they held courts usually four times a year, after the manner of the English quarter sessions, while in the latter capacity they levied the county taxes, passed local regulations and acted as the general administrative authority of the county in the management of a great variety of interests, such as the care of highways and the appointment of officers. The justices were appointed by the governor and held office during his pleasure." The Biblical record mentioned at the beginning...
Page 83 - Colonel William Crawford appeared before him and testified that, "Zachel Morgan, James Chew and Jacob Prickett came out in that year (1766), and he was informed by them that they had settled up the Monongahela; that he has since seen Zachel Morgan's plantation which is on the south side of the line run by Mason and Dixon ; and that he believes that to be the first settlement made in that country.
Page 49 - At a Court held for Orange County on Thursday, February 24th, 1742. ***** Morgan Morgan Gent having taken the oaths prescribed by an Act of Parliament to be taken instead of ye Oaths of Allegiance & Supremacy the Abjuration & Oath Subscribes the Test and was sworn to his Military .Commission of Major accordingly.
Page 50 - Owing to some delay of the population, in these parts, not being able to report a sufficient number of competent men able to officer the new county,' the courts for all this section were held at Orange CH, until Nov., 1743, when the first court was held for Frederick County...

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