Virginia (state)



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Accomack County Culpeper County
Albemarle County Cumberland County
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Amelia County Dinwiddie County
Amherst County Essex County
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Arlington County Fauquier County
Augusta County Floyd County
Bath County Fluvanna County
Bedford County Franklin County
Bland County Frederick County
Botetourt County Giles County
Brunswick County Gloucester County
Buchanan County Goochland County
Buckingham County Grayson County
Campbell County Greene County
Caroline County Greensville County
Carroll County Halifax County
Charles City Hanover County
Charlotte County Henrico County
Chesterfield County Henry County
Clarke County Highland County
Craig County Isle Of Wight County


State of Virginia
James City Middlesex County Prince Edward County Smyth County
King And Queen County Montgomery County Prince George County Southampton County
King George County Nelson County Prince William County Spotsylvania County
King William County New Kent County Pulaski County Stafford County
Lancaster County Northampton County Rappahannock County Surry County
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Loudoun County Nottoway County Roanoke County Tazewell County
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Lunenburg County Page County Rockingham County Washington County
Madison County Patrick County Russell County Westmoreland County
Mathews County Pittsylvania County Scott County Wise County
Mecklenburg County Powhatan County Shenandoah County Wythe County
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Second Census of the United States, Virginia, 1800

Schedule of the whole number of Persons in the state of New Jersey in 1800.

An act to authorize the delegates of this state in congress, to convey to the United States, in congress assembled, all the right of this commonwealth to the territory north westward of the river Ohio, 1783

I. Whereas the Congress of the United States did, by their act of the sixth day of September, in the year 1780, recommend to the several states in the Union, having claims to waste and unappropriated lands in the western country, a liberal cession to the United States, of a portion of their respective claims, for the common benefit of the Union.

II. And Whereas this Commonwealth did, on the 2d day of January, in the year 1781, yield to the Congress of the United States, for the benefit of the said states, all right, title and claim which the said Commonwealth had to the territory northwest of the river Ohio, subject to the conditions annexed to the said act of cession.

III. And Whereas the United States in Congress assembled, have, by their act of the 13th of September last, stipulated the terms on which they agree to accept the cession of this State, should the legislature approve thereof, which terms, although they do not come fully up to the propositions of this Commonwealth, are conceived on the whole, to approach so nearly to them, as to induce this State to accept thereof, in full confidence, that Congress will in justice to this State, for the liberal cession she hath made, earnestly press upon the other states claiming large tracts of waste and uncultivated territory, the propriety of making cessions equally liberal, for the common benefit and support of the union. Be it enacted by the General Assembly, that it shall and may be lawful for the delegates of this State, to the Congress of the United States, or such of them as shall be assembled in Congress, and the said delegates, or such of them so assembled, are hereby fully authorized and empowered, for and on behalf of this State, by proper deeds or instrument in writing, under their hands and seals, to convey, transfer, assign and

The Second Charter to the Treasurer and Company, for Virginia, erecting them into a Corporation and Body Politic, and for the further enlargement and explanation of the privileges of said Company and First Colony of Virginia, 1609

(Dated May 23d, 1609. 7 James 1st. -- Stith's App. No. 2)

I. JAMES, by the Grace of God, King of England, Scotland, France. and Ireland, Defender of the Faith, &c. To all, to whom these presents shall come, greeting. Whereas, at the humble suit and request of sundry our loving and well-disposed subjects, intending to deduce a colony, and to make habitation and plantation of sundry our people in that part of America, commonly called Virginia, and other parts and territories in America, either appertaining unto us, or which are not actually possessed of any christian prince or people, within certain bounds and regions. We have formerly, by our letters-patents, bearing date the tenth day of April, in the fourth Year of our reign of England, France, and Ireland, and of Scotland the nine and thirtieth, granted to Sir Thomas Gates, Sir George Somers, and others, for the more speedy accomplishment of the said plantation and habitation that they should divide themselves into two Colonies (the one consisting of divers knights, gentlemen, merchants, and others, of our city of London, called the first


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