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Important Developments In The Grand Jury System In Virginia During The Seventeenth And Eighteenth Centuries, Melvin Dean Snead Jan 1962

Important Developments In The Grand Jury System In Virginia During The Seventeenth And Eighteenth Centuries, Melvin Dean Snead

Master's Theses

By March of 1658 tho grand jury system in Virginia was found to be sadly lacking. It had scarcely lasted ten years. Probably the reason for this failure was that the county justices failed to carry out the details of establishing grand juries. Because or Virginia's rural setting, this system would surely have been a worthwhile one. It seems to be quite evident that here we had a powerful instrument for aiding in criminal detection, and at the same time an instrument for protecting the innocent. However, it was not used to its best advantage and as a result ...


Knott County - Raven, Estelean Hall Jan 1962

Knott County - Raven, Estelean Hall

County Histories of Kentucky

A historical survey of Raven, Kentucky.


Floyd County - Langley, Ronald Hayes Jan 1962

Floyd County - Langley, Ronald Hayes

County Histories of Kentucky

A historical and sociological survey of Langley, Kentucky by Ronald Hayes in 1962.


Navigation On The San Joaquin River, 1848-1925, John Wynn Birtwhistle Jan 1962

Navigation On The San Joaquin River, 1848-1925, John Wynn Birtwhistle

University of the Pacific Theses and Dissertations

This thesis is a history of the navigation on the San Joaquin River from 1848 until 1925. The main purpose of the thesis will be to examine chronologically any and all events and factors concerned with the navigation of the river during that period of time. The first chapter will survey the geographical and historical background of the San Joaquin River.

The emphasis will be placed on the river's use for navigation. Since the upper, southern third of the San Joaquin Valley does not drain into the San Joaquin River, only those areas between the Kings River on the ...