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" If any child or children above sixteen years old and of sufficient understanding, shall curse or smite their natural father or mother, he or they shall be put to death... "
The Memorial History of Boston: Including Suffolk County, Massachusetts ... - Page 518
edited by - 1885
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The history of New Hampshire, Volume 1

Jeremy Belknap - New Hampshire - 1831 - 512 pages
...otherwise grievously punished. ^13. If any child or children, above sixteen years old and of competent understanding, shall curse or smite their natural father or mother, he or they shall be put to death, unless it can be sufficiently testified, that the parents have been very...
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The Blue Laws of New Haven Colony, Usually Called Blue Laws of Connecticut ...

Law - 1838 - 336 pages
...against the comon welth, he ehall be put to Deth. 13. Yf any childe or children aboue sixteene yeers old, and of sufficient understanding, shall curse or smite their natural father or mother, hee or they shall bee put to Death ; . unlesse it can bee sufficiently testified that the parents have...
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A Diary in America: With Remarks on Its Institutions

Frederick Marryat - Canada - 1839 - 263 pages
...fitter for perusal, but the sense is the same : "(13.)Ifanychilde or children above sixteene yeares old, and of sufficient understanding, shall curse or smite their natural! father or mother, hee or they shall be put to death, unless it can be sufficiently testified that the parents have been...
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Notes on the United States of North America: During a ..., Volume 1

George Combe - Phrenology - 1841
...bestowed on education. In the Massachusetts Colony Laws, 1646, chap. viii. 13, it is enacted, " that if any child or children above sixteen years old,...understanding,' shall curse or smite their natural father, he or they shall be put to death, unless it can be sufficiently testified, that the parents have been...
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The History and Antiquities of New England, New York, and New Jersey ...

Mormon Church - 1841 - 576 pages
...against the Commonwealth, hee shall bee put to death. 13. If any Childe or Children above sixteene years old and of sufficient understanding, shall Curse or smite their natural father or mother, hee or they shall bee put to death; unless it can bee sufficiently testified that the parents have...
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The history of Sunday schools and of religious education from the earliest times

Lewis Glover Pray - Religion - 1847 - 262 pages
...important duty. To aid and stimulate them in the discharge of it, a law was passed in 1646, that " if any child or children above sixteen years old,...curse or smite their natural father or mother, he or they shall be put to death, unless it can be sufficiently testified that the parents have been unchristianly...
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Sabbath laws and sabbath duties: considered in relation to their natural and ...

Robert Cox - Political Science - 1853 - 598 pages
...statutes has been enacted. In the Laws ofthat Colony, 1646, ch. viii., 13, it was decreed " thnt if any child or children above sixteen years old,...understanding, shall curse or smite their natural father, he or they shall be put to death." But this humane qualification was added : " unless it can be sufficiently...
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The history and antiquities of New England, New York, New Jersey, and ...

John Warner Barber - New England - 1856 - 624 pages
...against the Commonwealth, hee shall bee put to death. 13. If any Childe or Children above sixteene years old and of sufficient understanding, shall Curse or smite their natural father or mother, hee or they shall bee put to death ; unless it can bee sufficiently testified that the parents have...
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American Journal of Education, Volume 4

Education - 1857
...drawn unto it. The following enactments constitute section 14 and 15 of the Capital Laws : SEC. 14. If any child or children above sixteen years old and...curse or smite their natural father or mother, he or they shall be put to death ; unless it can be sufficiently testified, that the |>arents have been very...
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The American Journal of Education, Volume 4

Henry Barnard - Education - 1857
...drawn unto it. The following enactments constitute section 14 and IS of the Capital Laws : SEC. 14. If any child or children above sixteen years old and...shall curse or smite their natural father or mother, ho or they shall Iw put to death ; unless it can be sufficiently testified, that the parents have been...
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