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" I think I can clearly say that before these present troubles broke out, the English did not possess one foot of land in this colony but what was fairly obtained by honest purchase of the Indian proprietors. "
History of the Town of Plymouth: From Its First Settlement in 1620, to the ... - Page 145
by James Thacher - 1832 - 382 pages
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A Narrative of the Indian Wars in New-England: From the First Planting ...

William Hubbard - Indians of North America - 1803 - 4 pages
...think I can clearly fay, that before thefc. prefent troubles broke out, the Englifh did not"' pofTefs one foot of land in this colony, but what was fairly obtained by honeft purchafe of the, Indian proprietor^ : Nay, becaufe fome of our. people are of a covetous difpofition,...
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American Annals, Or, A Chronological History of America: From Its Discovery ...

Abiel Holmes - United States - 1805 - 540 pages
...M.irJificld I May 1676, observes : • I think I can clearly say, that before these present trouble* broke out, the English did not possess one foot of land in this colony, but what wJi fairly obtained by honest purchase of the Indian proprietors. We first made a law, that none should...
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American Annals, Or, A Chronological History of America: From Its Discovery ...

Abiel Holmes - United States - 1805
...present troubles broke «ut, the English did not possess cr.e foot of laud in this colony, but what w^£ fairly obtained by honest purchase of the Indian proprietors. We first made a law, that none skouM purchase or receive of giit any land of the Indians, -without the knowledge and allowance of...
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The Literary Panorama, Volume 5

Charles Taylor - English literature - 1809
...upright and pious governor Winslow, in a letter dalcd at Marsh&eld, 1 May, 1676, observes : " I think 1 can clearly say, that before these present troubles...out, the English did not possess one foot of land iu this colony, but what was fairly obtained by honest purchase of the Indian proprietors. We first...
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The literary panorama

C. taylor - 1809
...clearly say, that 'before these present troubles broke out, the Engluh did not possess one font of bind m this colony, but what was fairly obtained by honest purchase of the Indian proprietors. We lirit made a law, that none should purchase ot receive of gift any laud of the Indium, without the...
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American Annals : Or, A Chronological History of America: From Its ..., Volume 1

Abiel Holmes - United States - 1813 - 412 pages
...The upright and pious governor Winslow, in a letter dated at Marshfield, 1 May, 1 676, observes : " I think I can clearly say, that before these present...purchase of the Indian proprietors. We first made i\ law, that now should purchase or receive of gift any land of the Indians, without the knowledge...
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A Narrative of the Indian Wars in New-England: From the First Planting ...

William Hubbard - Indians of North America - 1814 - 359 pages
...two confederate colonies, and also in a letter under the Governor's hand, in the following words : " I think I can clearly, say, that before these present...obtained by honest purchase of the Indian proprietors : Nay, because some of our people are of a covetous disposition, and the Indians are in their straits...
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History of the United States: From Their First Settlement as ..., Volume 1

David Ramsay, Robert Young Hayne - United States - 1816
...their part. The worthy governor Winslow, in a letter, dated May 1st, 1676, observed : " I think I ran clearly say, that, before these present troubles broke...did not possess one foot of .'land in this colony, which was not fairly obtained, by honest purchase, from the Indian proprietors."* • For the preceding'...
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Yamoyden, a Tale of the Wars of King Philip: In Six Cantos

James Wallis Eastburn, Robert Charles Sands - King Philip's War, 1675-1676 - 1820 - 339 pages
...Governor Winslow, in a letter dated lit Marshfield, 1st May, 1676, observes: ' I think I can clearIv say, that before these present troubles broke out, the English did not possess ono foot of land in this colony, but what was fairly obtained by honest purchase of the Indian proprietors....
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The North American Review, Volume 3; Volume 12

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - North American review and miscellaneous journal - 1821
...specific encroachment. It was as truly as proudly sa;d by (iuvernor Winslow of Plymouth, in 1676, ' I think I can clearly say, that before these present...obtained by honest purchase of the Indian proprietors.' Massassoit, the father of I'hilip, came voluntarily to Plymouth within three months after the first...
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