Publications of the Rhode Island Historical Society, Volume 3 (Google eBook)

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The Society, 1895 - Rhode Island
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From 1893-1900 the Publications of the Society include its Proceedings, 1892/93-1899/1900.
  

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Page 205 - We whose names are hereunder, desirous to inhabit in the town of Providence, do promise to subject ourselves in active or passive obedience to all such orders or agreements as shall be made for public good of the body, in an orderly way, by the major assent of the present inhabitants, masters of families, incorporated together into a town fellowship, and such others whom they shall admit unto them, only in civil things.
Page 74 - We, whose names are here under-written, being desirous to inhabit in the town of Providence, do promise to submit ourselves, in active or passive obedience, to all such orders or agreements as shall be made for public good of the body, in an orderly way, by the major consent of the present inhabitants, masters of families, incorporated together into a township, and such others whom they shall admit unto the same, only in civil things...
Page 155 - Holliman, and such others as the major part of us shall admit into the same fellowship of vote with us...
Page 151 - The condition of myself and those few families here planting with me, you know full well: we have no Patent: nor doth the face of Magistracy suit with our present condition. Hitherto, the masters of families...
Page 147 - At Nanhiggansick the 24th of the first month commonly called March, in the second year of our plantation or planting at Mooshausick or Providence.
Page 22 - Let us thank God for having given us such ancestors ; and let each successive generation thank Him, not less fervently, for being one step further from them in the march of ages.
Page 214 - England, established in this colony, according to our charter, and to all such wholesome laws and orders that are or shall be made by the major consent of...
Page 116 - ... it and to mend all the defects of the rest of the plankes that are faultye, and also to procure posts and railes and raile vp the Bridge where the defects are, and also to set vp new posts where they are wanting at the end of the Bridge as well at the owne end as the other, and theire Timber is to be carted by the Towne to the end of the said Bridge : and for theire paines and Labour about the...
Page 148 - Connecticut, and Apaum, or Plymouth, we do freely give unto him all that land from those rivers reaching to Pawtuxet river ; as also the grass and meadows upon the said Pawtuxet river. In witness whereof, we have hereunto set our hands.
Page 193 - This Tablet is Erected by the Pilgrim Society of Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States of America to Mark the Site of the Ancient Manor House where lived WILLIAM BREWSTER from 1588 to 1608 and where he Organized the Pilgrim Church of Which he Became the Ruling Elder and with Which, in 1608, he Removed to Amsterdam, in 1609 to Leyden, and in 1620 to Plymouth, where he Died April 16, 1644...

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