MARYLAND TOLERATION (Google eBook)

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Page 4 - Miles, and all that Space and Circuit of Land, lying from the Sea Coast of the Precinct aforesaid, up into the Land throughout from Sea to Sea, West and Northwest...
Page 38 - Hart-hall, in 1583 ; and adds, that " he was then esteemed the miracle and wonder of his age, for his prodigious memory, and for his fluent, eloquent, and practical way of preaching.
Page 52 - I will not by myself, nor any person directly or indirectly, trouble, molest, or discountenance any person whatsoever in the said province professing to believe in Jesus Christ, and in particular no Roman Catholick, for or in respect of his or her religion...
Page 57 - And whereas the enforcing of the conscience in matters of religion hath frequently fallen out to be of dangerous consequence...
Page 13 - England; also lands, tenements, revenues, services, and other hereditaments whatsoever, within our kingdom of England, and other our dominions, to inherit, or otherwise purchase, receive, take, have, hold, buy, and possess, and the same to use and enjoy, and the same to give, sell, alien, and bequeath : and likewise all privileges, franchises and liberties of this our kingdom of England...
Page 57 - Forasmuch as in a well governed and Christian Commonwealth, matters concerning religion and the honor of God ought, in the first place, to be taken into serious consideration, and endeavored to be settled...
Page 52 - ... indirectly trouble molest or discountenance any person whatsoever in the said province professing to believe in Jesus Christ and in particular no Roman Catholick for or in respect of his or her religion nor in his or her free exercise thereof within the said province so as they be not unfaithful to his said lordship or molest or conspire against the civil government established here under him...
Page 46 - ... gift, to acquire or possess any land, unless the permission of the civil magistrate first be obtained. Which thing, when our people declared it to be repugnant to the laws of the church, two priests were sent from England who might teach the contrary.
Page 12 - License and Faculty of erecting and founding Churches, Chapels, and Places of Worship, in Convenient and suitable places, within the Premises, and of causing the same to be dedicated and consecrated according to the Ecclesiastical Laws of our Kingdom of England...
Page 4 - Declarations, hereafter expressed, all those Lands, Countries, and Territories, situate, lying, and being, in that Part of America called VIRGINIA, from the Point of Land, called Cape or Point Comfort, all along the Sea Coast...

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