Thomas Shepherd

November 12, 1762: Shepherd Presents Incorporation Articles for Mechlenburg Town

On November 12, 1762, Thomas Shepherd presented articles of incorporation for the town of Mechlenburg to the Virginia General Assembly. Along with Romney,…

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December 23, 1762 : Virginia General Assembly Charters Romney and Shepherdstown

On December 23, 1762, the Virginia General Assembly chartered the towns of Romney and Shepherdstown, igniting one of the longest-lasting debates in West…

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