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Virginia Cavalcade Volume 1, Number 1, Summer 1951

Table of Contents Page Number
George Mason, Spokesman for Human Rights, by Elizabeth Dabney Coleman 4
Georgian Gem: George Mason's "Gunston Hall," by Hilda Noel Schroetter 9
The Virginia Declaration of Rights, by William M. E. Rachal 14
The Counterfeiter and Virginia Independence, by Randolph W. Church 20
Virginia Buys a Hole in the Ground: The Blue Ridge Tunnel, by Elizabeth Dabney Coleman 22
Master John Rolfe, Husbandman, by William H. Gaines, Jr. 28
Jack Jouett and Paul Revere in Petticoats [Molly Tynes]: the Heroine of the Battle of Wytheville, by J. R. V. Daniel 33
Archibald Cary, Practical Politician, by William M.E. Rachal 36
Some Called It Treason: A Narrative of the Tobacco Riots, 1682, by William H. Gaines, Jr. 39
The First Constitution of the Commonwealth [1776], by W. Edwin Hemphill 44