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Biographical history of Massachusetts: biographies and autobiographies of ... - Page 1837
by Samuel Atkins Eliot - 1906
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American Annals, Or, A Chronological History of America: From Its Discovery ...

Abiel Holmes - United States - 1805
...agreed, that some men ^ hws" should be appointed " to frame a body of grounds of laws, in resemblance of a Magna Charta, which, being allowed by some of the ministers and the general court,should be received for fundamental laws. " 3 When the English parliament began to inquire...
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American Annals : Or, A Chronological History of America: From Its ..., Volume 1

Abiel Holmes - United States - 1813 - 412 pages
...was agreed, that some men should be appointed " to frame a body of grounds of laws, in resemblance of a Magna Charta, which, being allowed by some of the...general court, should be received for fundamental laws 5." When the English parliament began to inquire into the frievances of the nation, the patent by which...
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The history of New England from 1630 to 1649. With notes by J. Savage

John Winthrop - History - 1825
...cases, might proceed according to their discretions, it was agreed, that some men should be appointed to frame a body of grounds of laws, in resemblance to...general court, should be received for fundamental laws. At this general court, some of the chief of Ipswich desired leave to remove to Quascacunquen, to begin...
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THE HISTORY OF NEW ENGLAND FROM 1630 TO 1649

JOHN WINTHROP, ESQ - 1825
...cases, might proceed according to their discretions, it was agreed, that some men should be appointed to frame a body of grounds of laws, in resemblance to...general court, should be received for fundamental laws. At this general court, some of the chief of Ipswich desired leave to remove to Quascacunquen, to begin...
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A History of Boston, the Metropolis of Massachusetts, from Its Origin to the ...

Caleb Hopkins Snow - Boston (Mass.) - 1825 - 400 pages
...cases, might proceed according to their discretions, it was agreed that some men should be appointed to frame a body of grounds of laws, in resemblance to...Charta, which being allowed by some of the ministers and thfi General Court, should be received for fundamental laws.' Messrs. Cotton and Bellingham were members...
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A History of Boston: The Metropolis of Massachusetts, from Its Origin to the ...

Caleb Hopkins Snow - Boston (Mass.) - 1828 - 427 pages
...cases, might proceed according to their discretions, it was agreed that some men should be appointed to frame a body of grounds of laws, in resemblance to...General Court, should be received for fundamental laws.' Messrs. Cotton and Bellingham were members of the commission for this important purpose, and had the...
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The Annals of America: From the Discovery by Columbus in the Year ..., Volume 1

Abiel Holmes - America - 1829
...was agreed, that some men should be appointed " to frame a body of grounds of laws, in resemblance of a Magna Charta, which, being allowed by some of the...general court, should be received for fundamental laws."4 1 Rev. Mr. Hancock's Century Sermon, 1739. " Mount Wollaston," govWinthrop says, " was laid...
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Collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society

Massachusetts - 1838
...cases, might proceed according to their discretions, it was agreed, that some men should be appointed to frame a body of grounds of laws, in resemblance to...general court, should be received for fundamental laws. 1 Wint. J. 160. "6th 3d month 1635. The Governor, [John Haynes] the Deputy Governor, [Richard Bellingham]...
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History of the Colonization of the United States, Volume 1

George Bancroft - United States - 1841
...executive, the people next demanded a written constitution ; and, in 1635, a commission was appointed " to frame a body of grounds of laws in resemblance to a magna charta," to serve as a bill of rights. The ministers, as well as the general court, were to pass judgment on...
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