History of the Town of Hampton, New Hampshire: From Its Settlement in 1638, to the Autumn of 1892, Volume 2 (Google eBook)

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Salem Press Publishing and Printing Company, 1894 - Hampton (N.H.)
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Page 1103 - This book is a preservation photocopy. It was produced on Hammermill Laser Print natural white, a 60 # book weight acid-free archival paper which meets the requirements of ANSI/NISO Z39.48-1992 (permanence of paper) Preservation photocopying and binding by Acme Bookbinding Charlestown, Massachusetts CD 1995 The borrower must return this item on or before the last date stamped below.
Page 570 - University for the benefit of descendant* of HENRY BRIGHT, JR., who died at Watertown, Massachusetts, in 1686. In the absence of such descendants, other persons are eligible to the scholarships. The will requires that this announcement shall be made in every book added to the Library under its provision*.
Page 1059 - Behold and see, as you pass by, As you are now so once was I; As I am now so you must be, Prepare for death and follow me.
Page 860 - Ridere simul [weep and laugh at the same time], were numberless. They lived a Virgin life, and in this good accord, reached about three-score years. Then Death after a short sickness arrested the one of them. The other grew full of pain, and bid her friends not be in a hurry about her sister's funeral for hers must accompany it. By dying within a few hours after her sister, she answered their expectations. Mr. John Cotton, the worthy minister of the place, preached a Funeral sermon for this occasion...
Page 588 - The experiment being tried, the staff fell to the southwest, and in that direction he bent his steps, travelling to Woburn, where he offered the widow Wyman his hand.
Page 1065 - ... and we declare to be entirely and openly opposed to Papists and their religion, and therefore, expecting orders from England, we shall keep and guard surely and faithfully the said fort in the behalf of the power that now governeth in England, to surrender to the person of the Protestant religion that shall be nominated or sent by the power abovesaid. These are our most sincere intentions that we are glad to manifest as well to the power abovesaid ... as to other persons, to avoid their reproaches...
Page 860 - At Hampton, a Town about Fifty miles from this place (Boston), there were twin sisters, whose names were Bridget and Jane Moulton. The perpetual Harmony and Sympathy between the sisters was the observation of all the neighborhood. They were never contented except they were together. If the one were desirous to go abroad, the other would be impatient of staying at home. If the one were merry, the other would be airy. If the one were troubled, the other would be...
Page 737 - He was a millwright by trade and a mill owner (Chapter xxxi) ; but he was also a prominent man in the town and province. He was twice chosen a commissioner to settle the Salisbury line; was selectman, two years; assistant of...
Page 820 - Feb. 1707. The tragedy of Captain Locke's death occurred during King William's war, when men went armed, to their daily work. It is said that, having stood his gun against a rock, he was reaping grain, when several Indians crept stealthily up behind and shot him with his own weapon. Supposing him dead, they rushed upon him, for his scalp, when he revived, struck Out with his sickle and cutoirthe nose of one of the Indians.
Page 758 - Court, and when New Hampshire was made a royal province he was one of the councillors named in the royal commission. He died at Hampton, March 6, 1686, passed his ninetieth year. Freeman, in his "History of Cape 1334 Horn. (•HrfU'H AXD virAHAiJK OF

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