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A Ghostly House in Kansas
Inteview with SUZANNE and JEFFERY DIEHL and their children JOURDANNE DIEHL, age 4, and PAUL ROATH age 13. June, 1999. Interview by SuzAnne's aunt Linda Kangas and Gene Kangas, Concord OHIO. The subject concerns spiritual occurrences at an early 20th century...
Ghosts >> Ghost Stories
Real Interviews >> Paranormal
King James Bible: Leviticus, Chapter 14
Chapter 14 14:1 And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, 14:2 This shall be the law of the leper in the day of his cleansing: He shall be brought unto the priest: 14:3 And the priest shall go forth out of the camp; and the priest shall look, and, behold, if the...
Old Testament >> Leviticus
Egyptian Temples, part VI: The House of Life
Library - Archive 'The House of Life' could well be called a library. It was that part of the temple where all records and texts were kept and stored. These papyrii encompassed many different fields of learning as well as the accountings on the daily and...
Religions >> Egyptian
King James Bible: Numbers, Chapter 1
Chapter 1 1:1 And the LORD spake unto Moses in the wilderness of Sinai, in the tabernacle of the congregation, on the first day of the second month, in the second year after they were come out of the land of Egypt, saying, 1:2 Take ye the sum of all the...
Old Testament >> Numbers
Car or House Protection
This is what I do when I leave my car parked somewhere for any period of time. Visualise your car in the spot it’s parked. Then in your mind draw a ring of light around it. Then imagine a pentagram of white light over your car and say something like, Circle...
Paganism & Wicca >> Spells
King James Bible: Genesis, Chapter 39
Chapter 39 39:1 And Joseph was brought down to Egypt; and Potiphar, an officer of Pharaoh, captain of the guard, an Egyptian, bought him of the hands of the Ishmeelites, which had brought him down thither. 39:2 And the LORD was with Joseph, and he was a...
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Foundations of Political Power in the Virginia House of Burgesses
of Burgesses than to any other lower house in the continental colonies. . anything in the House of Burgesses "that bore the appearance of party spirit.
Patrick Henry's Speech Addressing the Virginia House of Burgesses
Patrick Henry's Speech Addressing the. Virginia House of Burgesses. Richmond, Virginia; March 23, 1775.
John Phelps d 1772 of Bedford County
William Callaway, served as one of Bedford's first two burgesses. Phelps served four assemblies in the House of Burgesses beginning August 22, 1754.
Explore More—Colonial Ideas and Practices
created the House of Burgesses, the Pilgrims wrote the Mayflower. Compact, and the Pilgrims and Puritans elected their own governors and held town meetings.
Selected Virginia Legislative and Administrative Sources
Speakers and Clerks of the Virginia House of Burgesses, 1643–1776. Richmond, Va.: Virginia State Library, 1981.

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Bruce's History Lessons - Slavery comes to America
By Bruce G. Kauffmann On July 30, 1619, the House of Burgesses was established in Jamestown, Va., marking the first organized, representative government in America.
Adams was wise founder
Patrick Henry once stated on the floor of the House of Burgesses in Virginia, when word came to Virginia of Lexington and Concord: "An appeal to arms and the God of hosts is all that is left us. But we shall not fight our battle alone.
Join in day of prayer, fasting on Saturday
Perry is in company with some of our great leaders calling for prayer and fasting: Thomas Jefferson, Virginia House of Burgesses, May 24, 1774; Massachusetts Gov.
The True Spirit of New Orleans
In fact, thanks to the proximity of West Indian molasses, rum was the first spirit distilled in the US No less a man than George Washington bribed the Virginia electorate with rum for his candidacy to the House of Burgesses in 1758.

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House of Burgesses - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The House of Burgesses was the first assembly of elected representatives of English colonists in North America.
House of Burgesses
The role of House of Burgesses in the history of the United States of America.
The Virginia House of Burgesses
The Virginia House of Burgesses was the first representative government in North America.
The House of Burgesses []
The House of Burgesses, the first legislative assembly in the American colonies, held its first meeting in the choir at Jamestown Church in the summer of 1619.
2f. The House of Burgesses [Beyond Books - From British Arrival
This assembly, the House of Burgesses, first met on July 30, 1619.

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