Publications of the Colonial Society of Massachusetts, Volume 18 (Google eBook)
The Society, 1917 - Massachusetts
Primarily consists of: Transactions, v. 1, 3, 5-8, 10-14, 17-21, 24-28, 32, 34-35, 38, 42-43; and: Collections, v. 2, 4, 9, 15-16, 22-23, 29-31, 33, 36-37, 39-41; also includes lists of members.
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Page 59 - Company and all other officers of the saide Company shalbe in the Generall Court or Assembly to be held for that Day or Tyme, newly chosen for the Yeare ensueing by such greater parte of the said Company, for the Tyme being, then and there present, as is aforesaide.
Page 173 - Divers of the merchants of Boston being desirous to discover the great lake, supposing it to lie in the north-west part of our patent, and finding that the great trade of beaver, which came : to all the eastern and southern parts, came from thence, petitioned the court to be a company for that design, and to have the trade which they should discover, to themselves for twentyone years.
Page 143 - Head, in such sort as becometh all those whom he hath redeemed and sanctified to himself, do hereby solemnly and religiously, (as in His most Holy presence,) promise and bind ourselves to walk in all our ways according to the rule of the Gospel, and in all sincere conformity to His Holy ordinances, and in mutual love and respect to each other, so near as God shall give us grace.