History of Bristol County, Massachusetts: With Biographical Sketches of Many of Its Pioneers and Prominent Men, Part 2 (Google eBook)

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Duane Hamilton Hurd
J. W. Lewis & Company, 1883 - Bristol County (Mass.) - 922 pages
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This book gives some history of Rev. JOhn Bishop, first a schoolmaster at Taunton, Massachusetts and one of the first proprieters in Taunton. Later, travelled to Stamford, Connecticut to become the Congregational church pastor where he served until his death.

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This is the second half of the book, and includes book text pages 417-922 and chapters 30 to 72. Bristol County cities and towns included in Part 2 include Easton, Mansfield, Rehoboth, Seekonk, Attleborough, Norton, Somerset, Swansea, Westport, Raynham, and Taunton.

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Page 607 - Behold, a king shall reign in righteousness, and princes shall rule in judgment. And a man shall be as an hiding place from the wind, and a covert from the tempest ; as rivers of water in a dry place, as the shadow of a great rock in a weary land.
Page 704 - In those days was Hezekiah sick unto death. And the prophet Isaiah the son of Amoz came to him, and said unto him, Thus saith the Lord, Set thine house in order; for thou shalt die, and not live.
Page 535 - In the prime of his life and in the midst of his usefulness...
Page 490 - the man who causes two blades of grass to grow where only one grew before...
Page 530 - Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature. He that believeth and is baptized shall be saved, and he that believeth not shall be damned.
Page 471 - Indian go and see if he could find his father. He was no sooner gone, but Captain Church discovered a track coming down out of the woods, upon which he and his little company lay close, some on one side of the track, and some on the other. They heard the Indian soldier...
Page 704 - God and to the word of his grace, which is able to build them up and to give them "an inheritance among all them which are sanctified ;" and in the midst of a profound silence the bishop reads out the appointments.
Page 473 - Annawon ; and now if they would be orderly and keep their places until morning, they should have good quarter, and that he would carry them to Taunton, where they might see their friends again, &c.
Page 469 - By this time the enemy perceived they were waylaid on the east side of the swamp, and tacked short about One of the enemy, who seemed to be a great, surly old fellow, hallooed with a loud voice, and often called out,
Page 472 - I pray you not to impose such a thing upon me as to fight against Captain Annawon, my old friend, but I will go along with you, and be helpful to you, and will lay hands on any man that shall offer to hurt you.

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