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Sunday, June 17, 2012


Ralph Wormeley established "Rosegill" plantation in Middlesex County. The mansion contained a large with-drawing room and numerous sleeping chambers. It was situated on the banks of the Rappahannock River in one of its widest and noblest reaches, affording the convenience of sailing. The library was probably the choicest and largest in the colony.