Transcription Demo

Some of the Cheif

Greivances

of the present Constitution of

Virginia,

With an Essay towards the

Remedies thereof

1 Greivance

The country ill peopled

     Supposeing the evil consequences hereof are

in great measure apparent I shall pass them

lightly over. Only in a word for

want of people.

     1. The Country cannot defend itself

against an Enemy.

     2. So much less Tobacco is made, and

consequently so much less Shipping em-

ployed; soemuch less English goods rended,

and soemuch less Custom paid to the Crown

of England

     3. Many other usefull Improvements

for the Kingdom of England are

neglected, which if the country were well

peopled; might be made among the

English; and for which a great deal of money is

now yearly exported out of this Nation