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MINISTERS

AND

FAMILIES OF VIRGINIA.

BY BISHOP MEADE.

IN TWO VOLUMES.

VOL. II.

PHILADELPHIA:
J. B. LIPPINCOTT & CO.

1878.

Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1857, by

J. B. LIPPINCOTT & Co. in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States for the Eastern District of

Pennsylvania.

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The profits of this work, if any, will be devoted to Missions.

CONTENTS OF VOL. II.

PAGE

ARTICLE XLVI.

ANTRIM parish, Halifax county-Rev. Mr. Dresser's letter about it to Dr. Hawks

-Sketch of its ministers-Rev. Alexander Hay-Evan Ragland, Esq.-'

Testimony to the religious belief of Patrick Henry–His answer to Payne's

"Åge of Reason"-Mr. Grammar-Rev. Mr. Clark minister in part of the

county-His labours among the poor and servants........

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ARTICLE XLVII.

Parishes in Pittsylvania, Henry, Campbell, and Bedford-Camden parish-Nc

vesiry-book-Records of court mortifying-Rev. Mr. Guilliam-Church and

glebe-Vestrymen-Colonel Isaac Coles and family--Church built at the in-

stance of Mr. Dresser-Patrick parish-Rev. Messrs. Webb and Wade-Moore

parish, Campbell county-Succession of ministers-Church in Lynchburg-

Russell parish-Imperfect list of its old churches—Church at Liberty......... 14

ARTICLE XLVIII.

Parishes in Amelia, Nottoway, and Prince Edward-Raleigh and Nottoway

parishes-Rev. Mr. Brunskill-His toryism— Threats in church_Churches

in Amelia-Families—Egglestons, Archers, Bookers, Tabbs, Banisters, &c.

-Old Grubhill-Attachment to the name-Vestrymen-Rev. Messrs. Lee and

Berkeley-Nottoway parish–Its ministers—Treatment of one of its old

churches St. Patrick's parish, Prince Edward—Its ministers-The Rav. Mr

McRoberts--Contest about an old church-Mr. William Berkeley--Rise and

progress of Presbyterianism in this part of Virginia—View of it confirmed

and enlarged by a friend-Hampden-Sydney College-The Smiths and others

- The Reads, Mayos, Carringtons, Venables, Watkins.......

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ARTICLE XLIX.

Parishes in Cumberland, Buckingham, and Fluvanna-St. James Southam-

Vestry-book-List of its ministers—List of its churches—List of its vestry-

men-Rev. Mr. McClaurine-Littleton parish-Rev. Mr. McCrae-Other

ministers-Assault on Mr. McCrae-His defence by Patrick Henry-The

Carringtons-Sermon by Mr. McCrae—Tillotson parish-Its ministers and

churches-Parish of Fluvanna-Its ministers and church.......

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ARTICLE L.

Fredericksville and Trinity parishes, in Louisa and Albemarle counties-Vestry-

book-Test-oaths and oaths of allegiance-List of vestrymen before the

division of the parish-List of vestrymen after the division—List of ministers

- The Maurys—The Walker family-Old Walker's Church-The church's

petition for funds to repair it—The new church.......

ARTICLE LI.

St. Anne's parish, Albemarle–First churches ordered in the time of the Rev.

Robert Rose-Other ministers—The Rev. Charles Clay–His patriotic ser-

mon-Vestrymen in St. Anne's parish—Other churches-Later ministers-

Old Ballinger Church-General Cocke-Church in Charlotteville-Mr. Hatch

-Mr. Jefferson-Rev. Zachariah Mead-His mode of curing consumption-

University-Its chaplains-Pestilence among the students—Extract from a

funeral-sermon delivered by the author of these notices—Offence given by it. 43

ARTICLE LII.

Parishes in Amherst, Nelson, Botetourt, Rockbridge, Greenbrier, and More

gomery-Ministors in Amherst and Lexington parishes—Churches in die

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