Virginia, a Hand-book: Giving Its History, Climate, and Mineral Wealth, Its Educational, Agricultural, and Industrial Advantages, المجلدات 81-893

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Everett Waddey Company,publishers and printers, 1893 - 341 من الصفحات

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الصفحة 107 - That a well regulated militia, composed of the body of the people, trained to arms, is the proper, natural, and safe defence of a free state; that standing armies, in time of peace, should be avoided, as dangerous to liberty; and that in all cases the military should be under strict subordination to and governed by the civil power.
الصفحة 107 - That, in all capital or criminal prosecutions, a man hath a right to demand the cause and nature of his accusation, to be confronted with the accusers and witnesses, to call for evidence in his favor, and to a speedy trial by an impartial jury of his vicinage, without whose unanimous consent he cannot be found guilty...
الصفحة 337 - Chief of the combined forces of America and France; to his excellency the Count de Rochambeau, commanding the auxiliary troops of his Most Christian Majesty in America, and his excellency the Count de Grasse, commanding in chief the naval army of France in the Chesapeake.
الصفحة 108 - That religion, or the duty which we owe to our Creator, and the manner of discharging it, can be directed only by reason and conviction, not by force or violence; and, therefore, all men are equally entitled to the free exercise of religion according to the dictates of conscience...
الصفحة 111 - State; recommend to its consideration such measures as he may deem expedient, and convene the General Assembly on application of two-thirds of the members of both houses thereof, or when, in his opinion, the interest of the State may require.
الصفحة 323 - ... rivers, but can be had up many tributaries for considerable distances. Where, as at Courtland or Franklin, heads have fallen and flows grown smaller by allowing wells to run without restraint more water can be had by going deeper. SPOTTSYLVANIA COUNTY. General description. — Spottsylvania County, formed in 1720 from Essex, King William, and King and Queen counties, lies between Rappahannock and North Anna rivers. Only a small part of the county near the eastern border is included in the Coastal...
الصفحة 125 - ... buildings, to be selected by the school trustees of the respective counties, cities, and election districts for said delegates, with reference to the highest proficiency and good character, from the white male students of the free schools of their respective counties, cities, and election districts, or. in their discretion, from others than those attending said free schools.
الصفحة 24 - The ridge lands are always level and very poor, sometimes clayey, more generally sandy, but stiffer than would be inferred from the proportion of silicious earth they contain, which is caused by the fineness of its particles." These evils " vary between sandy loam and clayey loam.
الصفحة 55 - ... between the extremes of heat and cold incident to States south and north of it. If Virginia were a plain, the general character of the climate of the whole State would be much the same; but the "relief" of its surface varies from that of some of its large peninsulas not more than 10 or 15 feet above the sea level, to that of large valleys more than 2,000 feet above that level. Long ranges of mountains from...
الصفحة 24 - Marle, and divers and other such appearances. But generally for the most part it is a blacke sandy mould, in some places a fat slimy clay, in other places a very barren gravell.

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