Collections of the Maine Historical Society. [1st Ser.̈, Volume 6 (Google eBook)

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1859 - Maine
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Page 139 - Elizabeth by the Grace of God Queen of England France and Ireland Defender of the Faith &c.
Page xiii - THE PRESIDENT. 1. It shall be the duty of the President, and, in his absence, of the senior Vice-President...
Page 181 - He, being wholly addicted to the hierarchy and discipline of England, did exercise a ministerial function in the same way, and did marry and baptize at the Isle of Shoals which was now found to be within our jurisdiction.
Page 407 - We speak from experience," says Prof. Silliman, from whom this statement is taken, " and well remember with what impatient, and almost despairing curiosity, we eyed the bleak and naked ridges that impended over the valleys and plains that were the scenes of our youthful excursions. In vain did we doubt that the glittering spangles of mica, and the still more alluring brilliancy of pyrites, gave assurance of the existence of the precious metals in those substances; or that the cutting of glass by...
Page 253 - Kennebeck, have hereunto set our hands & seals, the day and year first above written.
Page 263 - ... tribes east of the Mississippi, yet its prevalence is so general, and its influence on political relations so important, as to claim especial attention. Indian communities, independently of their local distribution into tribes, bands, and villages, are composed of several distinct clans. Each clan has its emblem, consisting of the figure of some bird, beast, or reptile; and each is distinguished by the name of the animal which it thus bears as its device; as, for example, the clan of the Wolf,...
Page 176 - Of some accidents happening in the firste setlement of this northerne colonie. * 9. Sonday, the chief of both the shipps, with the greatest part of all the company, landed on the island where the crosse stood, the which they called St. George's Island, and heard a sermon delivered unto them by Mr. Seymour, his preacher, and soe returned abourd againe.
Page 301 - ... but we marched up about four miles in the main, and passed over three hills, and, because the weather was parching hot, and our men, in their armor, not able to travel far and return that night to our ship, we resolved not to pass any further, being all very weary of so tedious and laborsome a travel.
Page 250 - July, in the twelfth year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lady Anne, by the Grace of God, of Great Britain, France, and Ireland, Queen, Defender of the faith, &c.
Page 407 - ... identify even quartz, feldspar or hornblende among the simple minerals, or granite, porphyry or trap among the rocks. We speak from experience, and well remember with what impatient, but almost despairing curiosity we eyed the bleak, naked ridges which impended over the valleys and plains that were the scenes of our youthful excursions. In vain did we doubt that the glittering spangles of mica, and the still more alluring brilliancy of pyrites, gave assurance of the existence of the precious...

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