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s, under the command of John Washington, the great grandfather of George Washington, himself perhaps a surveyor, who had emigrated from the north of England to America eighteen years before, and had planted himself as a farmer in the county of Westmoreland, crossed the river to assist the people of Maryland A. Cotton's Account of our Late Troubles in Virginia, p. 3. in besieging the common enemy. The warfare was Chap. XIV.} 1675. conducted with vengeful passions. When six of the hostile ccribed, while taxes continued to be levied by the poll. Culpepper, in Chalmers. 355, 356. The commissioners sent by the king to inquire into the condition of Virginia, allowed every district to present its afflictions. The happy county of Westmoreland, the county of which John Washington was a burgess and a magistrate, Hening, ii. 250, 309, 330. declared that it felt no grievances. Chalmers, 338. In other counties there were long reports of tyranny and rapine. But it complaints were