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Statutes at Large;
OF ALL THE
LAWS OF VIRGINIA,
“ The Laws of a country are necessarily connected with every thing bae
longing to the people of it: so that a thorough knowledge of them, and
of their progress would inform us of every thing that was most use.
ful to be known about thein; and one of the greatest imperfections
of historians in general, is owing to their ignorance of law"
PRUSTLET's Lect. ox H19t. Vol. I. pa. 149
By GEORGE COCIIRAN