Joannes Nevius: Schepen and Third Secretary of New Amsterdam Under the Dutch, First Secretary of New York City Under the English, and His Descendants, A.D. 1627-1900 ... (Google eBook)

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Honeyman, 1900 - 732 pages
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Page 408 - ... this year) and upon his applying therefor the Treasurer told him that, one Samuel Pain had Come with a proper order & had received said Wagies ; Which order your peticioner Avers was not given by your peticioner but was Forged ; Your Peticioner therefore Humbly Prays your Honours to take his Injured Case into your Consideration and Grant him such relief as you in your Wisdom shall see fit; And your Peticioner as in Duty Bound shall Ever Pray Eliah Royall New Glocester January 13th 1785. Cumberland...
Page 579 - Bean1 free white male of 16 years and upward 2 free white males under 16 years of age 3 free white females...
Page 364 - His career on the bench has made it manifest that he is a lover of justice. His willingness to preside continuously, his uniform courtesy to the bar, his ability to grasp and state tersely the legal principles involved, have combined to make his court a popular arena for litigation.
Page 417 - ... any spirit now used ; and he prays that he may be licensed to retail it in small quantities. Whereupon the Court of Sessions and the Selectmen of the town were empowered to grant him such a license. He resided in the east village, in the house known as the Cogswell house, which he built in 1763. This house is still standing and is in a good state of preservation. He was one of the largest tax-payers, and was the owner of several slaves, one of whom,
Page 408 - The court being informed that Jackson Allen of this county have set three of his negroes free, Ord that he be sum'd to apr. at the next court to shew cause why they should not be sold according to an act of assembly in that case made and provided.
Page 378 - It belongs to ruy narrative to say that the distinguished George Wood, who reached the pinnacle of fame as a lawyer, was a constant attendant in the morning of the Sabbath. His close attention was calculated to induce care in every effort on the part of a young preacher. James Schureman Nevius, the most cheerful and vivacious of young men, always ready for a joke and never behind in a repartee, and, at the time, a keen, discriminating young lawyer, was my fellow-boarder at his uncle's, and my hearer.
Page 669 - This is a cause in the Oyer and Terminer, and the president judge, within whose jurisdiction it falls, represents to us that there is a legal impediment that prevents him hearing it, and asks us to send one of the judges of this court...
Page 642 - ... on the shore of Leech lake. In 1850 he settled in St. Paul, and for several years engaged with CWW Borup in banking. [18; 41; 93*; 94.] OAKES, DAVID, b. in La Pointe, Wis., in 1828; settled in St. Paul in 1850; was partly Indian, and was employed by his father in dealing with the Indians; enlisted in the civil war, and was killed in the battle of Pittsburg Landing, 1862. [94.] OAKES, THOMAS F., b. in Boston, Mass., July 15, 1843; engaged in railroad business after 1863; settled in St. Paul in...
Page 667 - A: that for that Crime of ye Hoggs to lose one of his Ears, according to ye ord'r of ye last Co'rt of Assizes.
Page 443 - There was no brighter or more sunny spirit in the halls or on the campus; there was no more consistent and earnest Christian in our whole circle. He was full of life and vigor, physically, socially, intellectually and spiritually. The same communicable magnetism extended over everything that he attempted, whether in athletics and the hilarity of our recreations, in the hard, close work of the recitation room, or in the earnest prayer and spiritual quickening of the religious conference.

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