Doty-Doten Family in America: Descendants of Edward Doty, an Emigrant by the Mayflower, 1620 (Google eBook)

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E.A. Doty, 1897 - 1035 pages
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I can't believe I found this!!! I'm a descendent of Edward Doty :) this has been sooo helpful for me and I've been able to track my ancestry very far back. thank you for making this accessible!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Page 58 - Thou shalt come to thy grave in a full age, Like as a shock of corn cometh in in his season.
Page 87 - THE peace of God, which passeth all understanding, keep your hearts and minds in the knowledge and love of God, and of His Son Jesus Christ our Lord : And the blessing of God Almighty, the Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost, be amongst you and remain with you always.
Page 16 - This day, before we came to harbour, observing some not well affected to unity and concord ; but gave some appearance of faction : it was thought good there should be an Association and Agreement that we should combine together in one body j and to submit to such Government and Governors as we should, by common consent, agree to make and choose : and [wcj set our hands to this that follows, word for word.
Page 16 - Virginia, doe by these presents solemnly & mutualy in ye presence of God, and one of another, covenant & combine our selves togeather into a civill body politick...
Page 16 - SHALL a litle returne backe and begine with a. combination ' made by them before they came ashore, being the first foundation of their govermente in this place; occasioned partly by the discontented and mutinous speeches that some of the strangers amongst them had let fall from them in the ship That when they came a shore they would use their owne libertie; for none had power to command them, the patente they had being for Virginia, and not for New-england, which belonged to an other Goverment,...
Page 16 - ... presence of God, and one of another, covenant & combine our selves togeather into a civill body politick, for our better ordering & preservation & furtherance of ye ends aforesaid ; and by vertue hearof to enacte, constitute, and frame such just & equall lawes, ordinances, acts, constitutions, & offices, from time to time, as shall be thought most meete & convenient for ye general! good of ye Colonie, unto which we promise all due submission and obedience.
Page 630 - That no act, imposition, law, or ordinance, be made or imposed upon us at present, or to come, but such as has been, or shall be, enacted by the consent of the body of freemen or associates, or their representatives legally assembled ; which is according to the free liberties of the free born people of England.
Page 721 - act to provide for the appointment of an additional Judge, for the Michigan Territory...
Page 48 - As a scholar, he was rich In acquisition and governed by a classic taste. As a statesman and civilian he was sound and just in his views. As a patriot, he resisted all allurements that might weaken the cause of that country to which he devoted his life, and for which he sacrificed it.
Page 47 - in the most solemn manner, that Mr. Otis's Oration against Writs of Assistance breathed into this nation the breath of life.

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