On one level, of course, the work is an ably told personal political biography of Thomas, 6th Lord Fairfax, the Baron of Cameron (1693-1781). Fairfax was heir to his grandfather Lord Culpeper's share of the Virginia Northern Neck proprietary, an inheritance that ultimately enabled him to claim over five million acres. On another level, the book also furnishes a bird's eye view of daily life and culture, as well as political machinations, on both sides of the Atlantic. Because of the circles Fairfax walked in, his story brims with a cast of supporting characters like Robert qKingq Carter, William Byrd, Governor William Gooch, and even George Washington. By the time of Fairfax's death in 1781, only months after Cornwallis' defeat at Yorktown, we come away with a complex picture of the rise and fall of a Virginia aristocrat and the social and political evolution that led the way to the American Revolution/You should be able easily find images to represent and enhance your family and your tree. ... chart that has you (or subject of tree, you might start with your child), then two parents, then four grandparents, and so on, with a layer for each generation. This gives you the basic i-2-4-S-16-32-64-etc. layout that most folk will recognise. ... drawn 10aquot; X 10aquot;, which, with an inch border, will fit the standard 12aquot; X 12aquot; album You are welcome to copy my picture for your personal use ( though not foranbsp;...
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