Revolutionary Soldiers Resident Or Dying in Onondaga County, N. Y.: With Supplementary List of Possible Veterans, Based on a Pension List of Franklin H. Chase, Syracuse, N. Y. (Google eBook)

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McDonnell Company, 1913 - Onondaga County (N.Y.) - 307 pages
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Page 10 - I have not since that time by gift, sale, of in any manner disposed of my property, or any part thereof with intent thereby, so to diminish it as to bring myself within the provisions of an act of Congress, "entitled an Act to provide for certain persons engaged in the land and naval service of the United States in the Revolutionary War...
Page 50 - As you are now so once was I; As I am now so you must be, Prepare for death and follow me.
Page 206 - E'en while with us thy footsteps trod, His seal was on thy brow. Dust to its narrow house beneath ! Soul to its place on high ! They that have seen thy look in death, No more may fear to die.
Page 88 - As the waters fail from the sea, And the flood decayeth and drieth up : So man lieth down, and riseth not. Till the heavens be no more, they shall not awake, Nor be raised out of their sleep.
Page 10 - Jersey, aged seventy three years, who being first duly sworn according to law, doth on his oath make the following declaration in order to obtain the benefit of the Act of Congress passed June 7, 1832.
Page 27 - My flesh shall slumber in the ground, Till the last trumpet's joyful sound; Then burst the chains with sweet surprise, And in my Saviour's image rise.
Page 4 - In Testimony whereof We have caused these our Letters to be made patent and the Great Seal of our said State to be hereunto affixed. Witness our trusty and well-beloved George Clinton Esquire, Governor of our said State, General and Commander in Chief of all the Militia and Admiral of the Navy of the same...
Page 73 - No sickness, or sorrow, or pain, Shall ever disquiet her now ; For death to her spirit was gain, Since Christ was her life when below. Her soul has now taken its flight To mansions of glory above, To mingle with angels of light, And dwell in the kingdom of love.
Page 145 - Lo ! where this silent marble weeps, A friend, a wife, a mother sleeps ; A heart, within whose sacred cell The peaceful virtues loved to dwell. Affection warm, and faith sincere, And soft humanity were there. In agony, in death resign'd, She felt the wound she left behind, Her infant image here below, Sits smiling on a father's woe : Whom what awaits, while yet he strays Along the lonely vale of days ? A pang, to secret sorrow...
Page 135 - Militia in Arms, both Inferior Officers and Soldiers ; and to keep them in good Order and Discipline. And they are hereby commanded to obey you as their...

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