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Massachusetts Historical Society., 1838 - Massachusetts
For the statement above quoted, also for full bibliographical information regarding this publication, and for the contents of the volumes [1st ser.] v. 1- 7th series, v. 5, cf. Griffin, Bibl. of Amer. hist. society. 2d edition, 1907, p. 346-360.
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Page 161 - Now know ye, that the UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, in consideration...
Page 279 - And that because of false brethren unawares brought in, who came in privily to spy out our liberty which we have in Christ Jesus, that they might bring us into bondage: 5 To whom we gave place by subjection, no, not for an hour ; that the truth of the gospel might continue with you.
Page 280 - A Concise Historical View of the Difficulties, Hardships and Perils which attended the Planting and Progressive Improvements of New England. With a particular account of its long and Destructive Wars, Expensive Expeditions, etc.
Page 186 - Given under my hand and seal at this day of ' AD Form of Warrant of Committal.
Page 145 - Master, Officer, Seaman, Soldier, or person whatsoever, who shall be in Our actual service and pay in or on board any of Our Ships of War, or other Vessels acting by immediate commission or Warrant from our Commissioners for executing the office of Our High Admiral, or from Our High Admiral of Great Britain for the time being, under the Seal of Our Admiralty...
Page 204 - The deputies having conceived great danger to our state, in regard that our magistrates, for want of positive laws, in many cases, might proceed according to their discretions, it was agreed, that some men should be appointed to frame a body of grounds of laws, in resemblance to a Magna Charta, which, being allowed by some of the ministers, and the general court, should be received for fundamental laws.
Page 141 - ... and inhabitants thereof and such others as shall resort thereto and for the benefit of us our heirs and successors, which said laws statutes and ordinances are...
Page 47 - England: for wee must Consider that wee shall be as a Citty upon a Hill, the eies of all people are uppon us...
Page 191 - Esq., or, in his absence, to such as for the time being take care for preserving the peace and administering the laws in their Majesties' province of New York, in America.
Page 202 - Notice being sent out of the general court to be held the 14th day of the third month, called May, the freemen deputed two of each town to meet and consider of such matters as they were to take order in at the same general court; who, having met, desired a sight of the patent, and, conceiving thereby that all their laws should be made at the general court, repaired to the governor to advise with him about it, and about the abrogating of some orders formerly made, as for killing of swine in corn,...