The Gale Family Records in England and the United States: To which are Added Some Account of the Tottingham Family of New England, and Bogardus, Waldron, and Young Families of New York (Google eBook)

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Leith & Gale, 1866 - 254 pages
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Page 34 - God that gave it, and my body I recommend to the earth, to be buried in decent Christian burial, at the discretion of my Executor, nothing doubting but at the General Resurrection I shall receive the same again, by the mighty power of God...
Page 33 - Calling to mind the Mortality of my Body, and knowing that it is appointed for all men once to Die Do make and Ordain this my Last Will and Testament...
Page 82 - You shall be taken from the place where you are, and be carried to the place from whence you came, and from thence to the place of execution, and there be hanged by your neck until you be dead. And the Lord have mercy on your soul.
Page 120 - Four officers and about sixty-five men were marched off prisoners of war ; one officer and some five men escaped to tell the story. This officer being wounded the same day, and shortly after the disaster above mentioned, the few remaining, increased somewhat by the arrival of convalescents, were placed for a few days in another command, until officers of the regiment, who had been wounded in the campaign, and who were on their way to the front from hospital, should arrive.
Page 34 - Do make and ordain this my Last Will and Testament, that is to say Principally and first of all I give and Recomend my Soul into the hands of God that gave it and my Body I Recomend to the Earth to be buried in...
Page 81 - Commonwealth aforesaid viz : the number of five hundred whose names are yet unknown to the Jurors being armed and arrayed in a Warlike and hostile manner viz with Drums beating fifes playing and with Guns, Pistols, bayonets, Swords, Clubs and divers other...
Page 120 - Hidden from view by a dense undergrowth, the manúuvre was not comprehended until too late. The first intimation of the position of affairs, was a demand from the enemy to surrender. Taken thus by surprise, and overwhelmed by numbers, the remnant of the regiment was captured almost entire. Four officers and about sixty-five men were marched off prisoners of war ; one officer and some five men escaped to tell the story.
Page 164 - The same full he was also elected District Attorney of Walworth County, and, in the fall of 1849, a State Senator for two years. The first year in the Senate, he was chairman of the Committee on Privileges and Elections, and the second year chairman of the Judiciary Committee. On the 4th of July, 1851, he received from the Governor of the State, the appointment of Brigadier General in the militia. In the fall of that year, he removed to the Upper Mississippi, and settled at La Crosse; and...
Page 63 - Dought ware tyranny is exercised opposition becomes a Duty. As our fathers could, so can we plead our Loyalty, we have been and now are ready to spill our dearest blood in Defence of our King, Religion...
Page 10 - ... born in 1672, and educated at St. Paul's School and Trinity College, Cambridge. He represented Northallerton in Parliament in 1705, 1707, 1708, 1710; in 1715 was appointed a commissioner of stamp-duties; and in 1714 a commissioner of excise, but he was displaced in 1735 by Sir Robert Walpole. He was first vice-president of the Society of Antiquaries, and treasurer of the Royal Society. In 1709 he edited with notes the Antonini Iter Britanniarum of his father, Thomas Gale, Dean of York ; translated...

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