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The Lamoille Stories: Uncle Benoit's Wake and Other Tales from Vermont
Limited preview - 2008
12 cows 1st Lieut 2d Lieut acres aged Barton Landing Belvidere blacksmith born Brownington built Cambridge carpenter and joiner Charles church Coventry Craftsbury dairy 10 cows dairy 12 dairy 20 dairy 9 Daniel David dealer Derby Line died East Craftsbury Eden Mills Elmore farm laborer farmer 50 farmer 75 feet of lumber George George W Greensboro grist-mill grower Henry Hiram Holland Irasburgh James Jeffersonville Jersey cattle John Johnson Joseph June Lamoille Lamoille county leases living located on road Lowell manuf manufactures married miles mill Morristown Morrisville mustered Newport Center North Craftsbury North Hyde Park North Troy orchard 1,000 trees orchard 500 trees Orleans county Parker pond prop proprietor reared a family Regt resides on road retired farmer river Samuel saw-mill Smith Stowe sugar orchard 1,000 sugar orchard 500 Thomas Vermont village Waterville West Charleston West Derby West Glover Westfield Westmore widow wife William
Page 154 - The sleep of the laboring man is sweet, whether he eat little or much ; but the abundance of the rich will not suffer him to sleep.
Page 29 - ... all officers, and also to appoint officers, except where provision is or shall be otherwise made by law, or this frame of government ; and shall supply every vacancy in any office, occasioned by death or otherwise, until the office can be filled in the manner directed by law, or this constitution...
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Page 28 - And that such privileges and immunities shall be regulated in a bill of rights, and by a form of government to be established at the next session of this convention."!
Page 28 - This Convention, whose members arc duly ckosen by the voice of their constituents, do hereby proclaim and publicly declare that the district of territory comprehending and usually known by the name and description of the New Hampshire Grants, of right ought to be, and is hereby declared forever hereafter to be considered as a free and independent jurisdiction or state, by the name, and forever hereafter to be called, known, and distinguished by the name of New Connecticut, alias Vermont...
Page 87 - Valuable considerations us hereunto moving, and do by these Presents, In the Name and by the Authority of the Freemen of the State of Vermont, give and grant the Tract of Land hereafter described...
Page 18 - In the spring of 986, Eric the Red emigrated from Iceland to Greenland, and formed a settlement there. In 994, Biarne, the son of Heriulf Bardson, one of the settlers who accompanied Eric, returned to Norway, and gave an account of discoveries he had made to the south of Greenland. On his return to Greenland, Leif, the son of Eric, bought Biarne'sship, and with a crew of thirty-five men, embarked on a voyage of discovery, AD 1000.
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Page 88 - That every Grantee, his Heirs or Assigns shall plant and cultivate five Acres of Land within the Term of five Years for every fifty Acres contained in his or their Share or Proportion of Land in said Township, and continue to improve and settle the same by additional Cultivations, on Penalty of the Forfeiture of his Grant...