Collections of the New Jersey Historical Society, Volume 1 (Google eBook)

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The Society, 1846 - Local history
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Page 31 - Island, and bounded on the east part by the main sea and part by Hudson's River, and hath upon the west Delaware Bay or River, and extendeth southward to the main ocean as far as Cape May, at the mouth of Delaware Bay, and to the northward as far as the northernmost branch of the said Bay or River of Delaware, which is forty-one degrees and forty minutes of latitude...
Page 194 - Nothing can tend more to bring the whole system into disrepute and disgust with him, than to see with his own eyes and hear with his own ears the effect it has upon the people.
Page 43 - Indians, consisted of fifty double-hands of powder, one hundred bars of lead, twenty axes, twenty coats, ten guns, twenty pistols, ten kettles, ten swords, four blankets, four barrels of beer, ten pair of breeches, fifty knives, twenty hoes, eight hundred and fifty fathom of wampum, twenty ankers of liquors, or something equivalent, and three troopers' coats.34 ** The grantors were Wapamult,
Page 44 - Jersey, but such planters as are members of some or other of the Congregational Churches...
Page 16 - Bay, which is about sixty miles, all which is a rich Champain Countrey, free from stones, and indifferent level ; store of excellent good timber, and very well watered, having brooks or rivers ordinarily, one or more in every miles travel...
Page 4 - The lands, they told us, were as pleasant with grass and flowers and goodly trees as ever they had seen, and very sweet smells came from them.
Page 204 - Thou hast tasted of prosperity and adversity; thou knowest what it is to be banished thy native country, to be over-ruled, as well as to rule, and sit upon the throne; and being oppressed, thou hast reason to know how hateful the oppressor is both...
Page 176 - I say more? you shall scarce see a house, but the South side is begirt with Hives of Bees, which increase after an incredible manner: That I must needs say, that if there be any terrestrial Canaan, 'tis surely here, where the Land floweth with milk and honey.
Page 256 - And surely with him she might have continued for the same end, if her Personal Calling had not recalled her home. We find it also allowable to remove, and travel for Merchandise and Gain-sake ; Daily liread may be sought from afar.
Page 86 - A Bill in the Chancery of New Jersey, at the suit of John, Earl of •Stair, and others, Proprietors of the Eastern Division of New Jersey ; against Benjamin Bond and some other Persons of Elizabethtown, distinguished by the Name of the Clinker Lot Right Men.

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