History of the Town of Hingham, Massachusetts, Volume 1 (Google eBook)

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Page 273 - That the disposal of their own property is the inherent right of freemen; that there can be no property in that which another can, of right, take from us without our consent ; that the claim of Parliament to tax America, is, in other words, a claim of right to levy contributions on us at pleasure.
Page 274 - That we will not import, purchase, or consume, or suffer any person for, by, or under us, to import, purchase, or consume, in any manner whatever, any goods, wares, or manufactures which shall arrive in America from Great Britain...
Page 205 - Liberties and precincts thereof And that it shall and may be lawfull to and for the said Mayor...
Page 205 - God one thousand six hundred sixty and five and in the seaventeenth yeare of the raigne of our soveraigne Lord Charles the second by the grace of God •of Great Brittanie France and Ireland King defender of the faith &c.
Page 201 - A List of the Names of such Persons as came out of the Town of Hingham, and Towns adjacent, in the County of Norfolk, in the Kingdom of England, into New England, and settled in Hingham in New England.
Page 211 - And also, for that we have been further given certainly to know, that within these late years, there hath, by God's visitation, reigned a wonderful plague, together with many horrible slaughters and murders, committed...
Page 302 - ... your constituents, will come before you for your determination — you are instructed and directed at all times to give your vote and interest in support of the present struggle with Great Britain ; we ask nothing of her but "Peace, Liberty and Safety...
Page 204 - Hingham aforesayd wherewith wee doe acknowledge our selves fully «atisfyed contented and payd and thereof and of every part and percell thereof doe exonerate acquitt and discharge the sayd Joshua Hubberd and John Thaxter their heires executors and Administrators and every of them forever by these presents • have given granted bargained sold...
Page 85 - When they are released from her more immediate protection, the male, at first cautious and distant, now attends and feeds them with activity, being altogether indifferent to that concealment which his gaudy dress seems to require from his natural enemies. So attached to his now interesting brood is the Scarlet Tanager, that he has been known, at all hazards, to follow for half a mile one of his young, submitting to feed it attentively through the bars of a cage, and, with a devotion which despair...
Page 305 - He was one of the first members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and a member of the Massachusetts Historical Society, and he contributed by his pen to the stock of useful materials for their respective publications.

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