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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 19. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.18 (search)
e of the seventeenth century. John Pleasants, the ancestor of the worthy family of the name in this country, emigrated from Norwich, England, to Virginia in 1665, and settled in Henrico county in 1668. In the records of the county, of date October 1, 1692, appears the following: John Pleasants, in behalf of himself and other Quakers, did this day, in open court, p'sent ye following Acc't of ye Quaker places of public meeting in this county, viz.: Att our Public Meeting House. † Thomas Holmes [presumed to be the minister]; Att Mary Maddox's, a monthly meeting; Att John Pleasants'. These are directed to be committed to record as the Act of Parliament enjoins, they being the places of public worship. † John Pleasants, Henry Randolph, C. C. Record-book Henrico county, page 352. The Record-Book of the Henrico meetings of the Society of Friends from 1699 to 1746 is preserved. At a monthly meeting of the Society of Friends held March 3, 1700, it was agreed with John Pleas
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 19. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.42 (search)
ini, Cochran, Davis, DeMaine, Doggett, Petty, Dinwiddie, W., Dinwiddie, M., Dominck, Ewing, Evans, Freeman, Fleiner, Flannigan, W. W., Gleason, Guillemot, C. J. Orderly Sergeant, Hitt, Hunter, Holmes, James, Sergeant, Holmes, Hammond, Irving, Carter, Irving, Jesse, Lawrence, Lucas, Link, Larking, Lumpkin, McGregor, Jesse, Moore, H. L., Montenegro, McClellan; O'Brien, O., Sergeant, Prime, Sergeant, Holmes, Hammond, Irving, Carter, Irving, Jesse, Lawrence, Lucas, Link, Larking, Lumpkin, McGregor, Jesse, Moore, H. L., Montenegro, McClellan; O'Brien, O., Sergeant, Prime, Sergeant, Pearce, Paoli, Rassini, Roberts, Ryan, (boy) Smith, 2d., Smith, J. C., Bugler, Shreve, George, Sergeant, Shields, Sully, Turner, Tapp, Wingfield, Yallapo—89. Romain, Smith, 1st., Smith, 3d., Shirley, First Sergeant, Simpson, N. V., Spallorensi, Shilling, Tutt, Phillip Vinne, Peter, Win
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 19. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), General Joseph E. Johnston. (search)
once on Grant. As the troops in Arkansas and those under Pemberton had the same great object—the defence of the Mississippi Valley—and both opposed to troops having one object—the possession of the Mississippi—the main force of the latter operating on the east side of the river; the more direct and immediate cooperation of the former was the thing advised. He significantly adds, As our troops are now distributed, Vicksburg is in danger. He proposed, therefore, the union of the forces of Holmes and Pemberton; those of Bragg to co-operate if practicable. By the junction he could, as he believed, overwhelm Grant, then between the Tallahatchie and Holly Springs, far from his base—the place for victory. No notice having been taken of this plan, and suggestions made by him respecting the commands of Bragg and Pemberton, as well as objections interposed by him to the diminution of the former force to augment the latter, failing also of approval, Johnston acquired the feeling that