Leighton Genealogy: An Account of the Descendants of Capt. William Leighton, of Kittery, Maine : with Collateral Notes Relating to the Frost, Hill, Bane, Wentworth, Langdon, Bragdon, Parsons, Pepperrell, Fernald, Nason and Other Families of York County and Its Vicinity (Google eBook)

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J. Munsell's Sons, 1885 - 127 pages
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Page 50 - This Commission to continue in Force until revoked by this or a future Congress.
Page 51 - You are therefore carefully and diligently to discharge the Duty of a Lieutenant in Leading, Ordering and Exercising said Company in Arms, both inferior Officers and Soldiers; and to keep them in good Order and Discipline : And they are hereby commanded to obey you as their Lieutenant...
Page 50 - Colonies, or any other your superior Officer, according to the Rules and Discipline of War, in Pursuance of the Trust reposed in you. This Commission to continue in Force until revoked by this or a future Congress.
Page 94 - Command them to Obey you as their superior Officer, and you to observe and follow such Orders and Directions as from time to time you shall receive from Us, or any your superior Officer, according to the Rules and Discipline of War, in pursuance of the Trust hereby reposed in you.
Page 44 - Lieutenant, and you are yourself to observe and follow such Orders and Instructions, as you shall from Time to Time receive from me, or your superior Officers.
Page 50 - We, reposing special trust and confidence in your patriotism, valor, conduct, and fidelity, do, by these presents, constitute and appoint you to be general and commander-in-chief of the army of the United Colonies...
Page 41 - ... our captain general, and governor in chief in and over our said province of...
Page 50 - You are therefore, carefully and diligently to discharge the duty of Captain, by doing and performing all manner of things thereunto belonging. And we do strictly charge and require all officers and soldiers under your command to be obedient to your orders as...
Page 49 - Massachusetts service for the protection of the liberties of America, you are hereby acquainted that the commission of a captain in said service shall be made out for you as soon as you have...
Page 26 - Good Lord! We have so many things to thank Thee for that time will be infinitely too short to do it ; we must therefore leave it for the work of eternity. Bless our food and fellowship upon this joyful occasion, for the sake of Christ, our Lord. Amen.

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