America's First College - Henricus in Virginia - a.d. 1619

The purpose of this web log, or "blog", is an outreach educational effort of the Henricus Colledge 1619 (R) - America's First College - to show and share information about the Virginia Company Charter of anno domini 1606 under King James I of England (King James VI of Scotland), and the second settlement, the Citie of Henricus of a.d. 1611, and America's first college, designed to teach the native inhabitants of this God blessed land about the God of our Grand Founding Fathers, Jesus Christ.

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Monday, April 10, 2006

"Spreading of Christianity" 'miracle' Resolution by Virginia General Assembly ~ In the Year of Our Lord Jesus 2006

Extracts from the
General Assembly of the
Commonwealth of Virginia,
House ~
24 February a. d. 2006
Senate ~
2 March a. d. 2006
House Joint Resolution No. 304

The 4th "WHEREAS"...
the 1606 Virginia Charter stated that the Virginia Company, which existed from 1606 to 1624, promoted the spreading of Christianity overseas by "accepting of their desires to the furtherance of so noble a work... in propagating of Christian religion"; and

The 8th "WHEREAS"...
the assembly that gathered in 1619 opened with a prayer and an oath, the equivalent of a pledge of allegiance, and enacted the founding of America's first college campus to be along the James River at the 1611 Citie of Henricus; and

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, the Senate concurring, that the General Assembly hereby commend the 400th Anniversary Celebration of the 1606 First Virginia Charter, which may be thought of as the birth of American civilization, and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to Chancellor Steven C. Smith and Henricus Colledge (1619)(R) as an expression of the General Assembly of Virginia's appreciation for the importance of the 1606 First Virginia Charter.

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