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Mount Crawford, 460
Moorefield, 300
Montville, 354
Morgantown, 381

New Canton, 207

"Glasgow, 176 -

"Baltimore, 262

"Hope, 177

"London, 210

"Manchester, 194

"Market, 388, 467

Newbern, 443

Newtown, 272, 348

Newport, 372

Norfolk, 394

Occoquan, 442

Old Point Comfort, 252

Pattonsburg, 203

Palmyra, 270

Pariaburg, 278

Paddytown, 291

Palatine, 372

Parkersburg, 516

Petersburg, 242

Petcrstown, 383

Philippi, 187

Philmont, 354

Point Pleasant, 360

Port Royal, 215
"Conway, 349
"Republic, 460

Portsmouth, 400

Princeton, 379

Prunty Town, 487
Pungoteague, 163

Ravenswood, 317

Rapid Ann M'g House, 360

Richmond, 303

Ripley, 317

Rocky Mount, 272

Romney, 290

Rough Creek Ch., 220

Salem, 447

Saltville, 469

Scottsville, 164

Scottville, 430

Shinnstown, 301

Sistersville, 496

Shephcrdstown, 336

Somcrville, 262
Smithfield, 315, 382
Smithville, 430
Snickersville, 354
Spring Hill, 177
Sperryville, 447
Staunton, 177
Stephensburg, 272
Stevensburg, 237
Strasburg, 467
Suffolk, 386
Summerville, 392
Sutton, 193

Tappahannoc, 253

Taylorsville, 427

GENERAL OR OUTLINE HISTORY.

CHAPTER I.

INTRODUCTION—PROGRESS OF COMMERCE—ROANOKE SETTLEMENTS.

Discovery of America.—England.—Want of commerce in early times.- Voyages of the Cabots.—Progress
of English discovery—Frobisher—Gilbert—Raleigh.—Failure of the Roanoke settlements Page 11

CHAPTER n.

SETTLEMENT AT JAMES TOWN—SUFFERINGS OF THE COLONIES—ADVENTURES OF SMITH.

New company raised—its charter.—James Town.—Machinations against Smith.—Difficulties of the
colony-- Smith taken prisoner—his release—Arrival of Newport.—Discovery of earth believed to be
gold.—Departure of Newport.—Survey of the Chesapeake and its waters by Smith.—Smith made
president.—Second arrival of Newport.—Judicious conduct of Smith.—New charter.—New arrival of
emigrants.—Badness of the selection.—New settlements.—Accident to Smith—his departure—his
character Page 22

CHAPTER III.

PROGRE88 OF THE COLONY —MASSACRE OF 1023—DISSOLUTION OF THE LONDON COMPANY.

State of the colony at Smith's departure—its conduct and subsequent sufferings. —Arrival of Gates—of
Lord De La Ware—his departure.—Arrival of Dale.—Martial law.—Gates governor.—Grants of land
to individuals.—New charter. —Marriage of Pocahontas.—Friendly relations with the Indians.—Culti-
vation of tobacco.—Tenure of lands.—Tyranny of Argo.-- Propriety of reform in the government.—
Yeardlev governor.—First colonial assembly in ION. —Introdurtioji of women.—Introduction of negroes
by the Dutch in Ki20.—Constitution brought over by Sir Francis Wyatt.—Relations with the Indians.—
Massacre of the 22d of March. 1022—its consequences.—Struggles between the king and the company.
—Commissioners sent to Virginia.—Firmness of the Virginians.—Dissolution of the company. 'Page 34

aryland.—

—Berkeley

governor.—Indian relations.—Opechancanough prisoner—his death.—Change of government in Eng-

land.—Fleet and army sent to reduce Virginia.—Preparation tor defence by Berkeley.—Agreement

entered into between the colony and the commissioners of the commonwealth.—Indian hostilities.—

Matthews elected governor.—Difficulties between the governor and the legislature—adjusted.—State

of the colony and its trade.—Commissioners Bent to England.—The Restoration.—General legisla-

tion Page 51

CHAPTER V.

BACON'S REBELLION—HOSTILE DESIGNS OF THE FRENCH.

Ladifterence to change in England.—Navigation Act.—Convicts.—Conspiracy detected.—Discontent!.—

Cessation from tobacco planting for one year.—Knyal grants.—Virginia's remonstrance.—Success of

deputies.—Indian hostilities.—Army raised and di.-banded by governor.—People petition for an army—

elect Bacon commander—he marches without commission and defeats Indians—pursued by governor,

who reureats on hearing of rising at Jamestown.—Governor makes concessions.—Bacon prisoner—is

pardoned.—People force commission from governor.—Bacon marches to meet Indians—hears he la

declared a rebel by Berkeley—marches in meet him—he tlees to Accomac.—Convention culled and

free government established.—Bacon defeats the Indians.—Berkeley obtains possession of the ship-

ping, and occupies Jamestown—is besieged by Bacon, and driven out.—Jamestown burnt.—Death of

Bacon—character of his enterprise.—Predatory warfare—treaty between governor and his opponents.—

Cruelty of Berkeley.—King's commissioners.—Departure of Berkeley and his death.—Acts of Assembly

pas«ed during Bacon's Influence.—Conduct of king's commissioners.—Culpeper governor.—Discontents.

—Conduct of Beverly.—Howard governor.—General conduct of Virginia and progress of affairs.—

Plan of Callier for dividing the British colonies Page 69

CHAPTER VI.

EVENTS FROM THE TEAR 1705 TO THE TERMINATION OF THE FRENCH AND INDIAN WAR.

Gov. Nicholson superseded by Nott, and he by Jennings.—Administration of Gov. Spots wood.—Drysdala

governor—succeeded by Couch.—Death of Rev. James Blair.—Notice of Col. Willinm Ryrd.—Gooch's

charge to the grand jury against Presbyterians, Methodist", &c.—Burning of the capitol at VYillinuu-

burg.—Revision of the colonial laws.—Departure of Gooch.—Dinwiddie governor.—Encroachments of

the French.—Mission of George Washington beyond the Alleghanies to the French commandant of a

fort—its inauspicious results.—Gov. Dinwiddie prepares to re|iel the encroachments of the French.—

Expedition against them under Col. Fry, and the erection of Fort Duquesne.—Washington's skirmish

with Juioonvdle—he erects Fort Necessity—he surrender* to the French, and marches back to Vir-

ginia.—The Burgesses p^issn vote of thanks to him.—Gov. Dinwiddie resolves to prosecute the war—

the futility of his projects.—Arrival of Gen. Braddock.—Braddock's defeat.—Bravery of Washington

and the Virginia troops.—Frontiers open to incursions from the savages.—Fauquier governor.—Troops

destined for the conquest of Duquesne rendezvous at Raystown.—Defeat of Major Grant, and heroism

of Captain Bullet.—Fort Duquesne cvacuuted.—End of the war Page 88

CHAPTER VII.

FIOK THE TERMINATION OF THE FRENCH AND INDIAN WAR TO THE SURRENDER OF CORNWALLIS.

Encroachments of BriLiin upon the American colonies.—Spirited conduct of Virginia thereon.—Patrick

Henry's resolution on the right to tax America.—Death of Governor Fauquier.—Arrival of I^ord Butte-

tanrt—-Continued aggres-ions of the mother country.—Death of Butte tourt.—Lord Dun more governor.—

Dunmore's war.—Battle of Point Pleasant.—Speech of I^ogan.—End of the Indian war.—Meeting of the

Continental Congress.—Dun mure removes the gunpowder of the colony from the magazine at Wil-

liamsburg.—Patrick Henry forces the receiver-general to make compensation.—Dun more flees on

board the Fuwey man-of-war.—Meeting of the Virginia Convention.—Dunmore, with the British fleet,

attacks Hampton.—Affiir in Princess Anno.—Defeit of the enemy nt Great Bridge.—Norfolk burnt.—

Itelegtles in Congress instructed by the General Convention of Virginia to propose the Declaration of

Independence.—A constitution fur the state government adopted.—Patrick Henry governor.—Dunmore

driven from Gwynn's Island.—First meeting of the legislature under the state constitution.—Indian

war.—Col. Chris turn imkes peace with the Creek and Cherokee nations.—Revision of the stale laws.—

Glance at the war at the north.—Sir Henry Clintun appointed commander-in-chief of the British army.

—He transfers the seat of the war to the south.—Sir George Collier, with a British fleet, enters Hampton

Roods.—Fort Nelson abandoned.—The enemy take possession of Portsmouth, and burn Suffolk.—They

embark for New York.—Gen. Leslie invades Virginia, and lands at Portsmouth.—The government

prepirei to resist the enemy.—Leslie loaves Virginia.—Arnold invades Virginia, lands at Westover,

and marches to Richmond.—He returns to Weslover, and arrives at Portsmouth.—Washington forms

a pLm to cut oif his retreat.—Clinton detaches Gen. Philips to the assistance of Arnold.—Defcnceles*

tfraatioa of Virginia.—Philips takes possession of Petersburg, and commits depredations in the vicinity

—Death of Gen. Philips.—Corn wall is enters Petersburg.—Tarle ton's expedition to Charlottesville.—

Various movements of the two armies.—Cornwallis concentrates his army at York and Gloucester.—

Surrender of Cornwallis pag8 H>|

CHAPTER VTfl.

FROM THE CLOSE OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION TO THE PRESENT TIME.

End of the wnr.—Action of the Virginia Convention upon the federal constitution.—Origin of the Federal

and Dr-inocratic p*irties.—Opposition to the alien and sedition laws in Virginia.—Report of Mr. Madl-

•oo thereon.—war of 1812.— Revision of the state constitution in 182D-3U.—Action of Virginia u|wn

the subject of slavery In 1831-2.—Policy of the state in reference to internal Improvement and educa- Page 123

MISCELLANIES.

Pope J

Academy, the first in the valley of Va 454 I

Allen's Cave 497

Anecdotes, revolutionary 290 359

Ann, Mad, notice of 173

Archer, Col. Win 173

Archer, Dr. D.T 431

Arnold 243 305 309

Ashley, Gen. Wm. H 431

Austin, Stephen, birthplace of 515

Bacon's Castle 486

Baptist, warrior parson 258

"preacher confined at Fairfax 239

Baptists, history and persecutions of 379

college of 312 487 539

Banks, Linn 360

Barbour, Gov 424

Judge 424

Baylor, Col 293

Blackburn, Gen 186

Blannerhasset, notice of* 516

Bland, Col. Theodorick 440

"Richard 441

Blind Preacher 350

Blind, institution for the 179

Blowing Cuve 185

Boatmen, lifeof...-.'. 490

Booker, Wonder, longevity of. 435

Bottctourt, Lord 326

Brady, Capt. Samuel 200;

Braxton, Carter 348

Burk, the historian 2-Jri

Buffalo Knob 270 j

Bursted Rock, the 428

"Campbellltes," sketch and college of- 193 ]

Campbell, Col. Arthur, biography of 503

Gen. Win 504 505

Carrington, Judge Paul 220

Carr, Dabney 358

Gaudy's Castle 292

Catholic Colleges 312 542

Census of 1840 160

Certificates, revolutionary 240

Church, the Established, abolition of- 142

Church, ancient.234 247 255 311 315 317 342 381 3<J5

Chanipe, Sergeant 352

City, ancient, relics of an 209

Clay, Henry 293

Clarke, Gen. Geo. Rogers 234

"Gen. Wm 234

Coal Mines of Eastern Va 230

Columbian College 53y

Convention, troops of 165

Convention of 1788 and 1829-30 312

Cornstalk, murder of 364

Country, description of, on the Big Sandy 506

Craney Island, attack on 403

Crawford, Col 193

Cunningham, Capt. Wm 251

Culpeper minute-men 237

Cyclopean Towers 180

Dale, Commodore 403

Dan, the passage of 427

Darke, Gen 340

Davles, Rev. Samuel 293

Davison, J., anecdote of 435

Deaf and Dumb 179

Declaration of Independence at Richmond* ■• • 313

Dick Pointer, heroism of 287

Dismal Swnmp 401

Dodiidge, Philip, anecdotes of 197

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Uncle Jack, the negro preacher 174

Union Theological Seminary 434

Upshur, Hon. A. P 405

Van Bebbers, anecdotes of the 366

Virginia, general view of. 138

- Governors 145

"Military Institute 449

Virginians in high official stations under the

United States 146

Virginians, Jones's description of 330

Waddel, James, the blind preacher 417

Washington, marriage and courtihip of 389

," his office at Soldier's Rest 333

M entry of as surveyor 337

"anecdotes of- 241 543

"residence of at ML Vernon 257

"statueof 308

"modesty of 329

'rof 483

449

Washington, likeness of at Harper's Ferry-... 335

"his recommendation of Volney . • 261

"aged servant of. 184

"fac-simile of his writing 509

""of the entry of his birth 509

"birthplace of 507

"Lord Brougham's sketch of the

character of 508

"Judge Bushrod 513

"Col. William 484

Weyer's Cave 183

Weddings of early settlers 198

Westover, the seat of Col. Byrd 217

Weems, Pnnon 355 256

Wetzel, Lewis 413

Weed on, Gen 480

Wirt, William 171

William and Mary College 324

Witchcraft, trial for - 436

Woodford, Gen. Win 215

Wolf-pits, construction of 306

Wythe, George 352

Zane, Elizabeth, heroism of. 411

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