Annals of Salem, Volume 2 (Google eBook)

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W. & S. B. Ives, 1849 - Salem (Mass.)
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Page 494 - that the flag of the thirteen United States be thirteen stripes, alternate red and white; that the union be thirteen stars, white in a blue field, representing a new constellation.
Page 266 - By shutting up the port of Boston, some imagine that the course of trade might be turned hither and to our benefit ; but...
Page 14 - ... reflections of a very high nature." They strictly forbade "any thing in print, without license first obtained from those appointed by the government to grant the same.
Page 572 - Whereas, Mr. Roger Williams, one of the elders of the church of Salem, hath broached and divulged divers new and dangerous opinions against the authority of magistrates ; as also writ letters of defamation, both of the magistrates and churches here...
Page 42 - For preventing and avoiding the many and great mischiefs which arise from public stage-plays, interludes, and other theatrical entertainments, which not only occasion great and unnecessary expenses, and discourage industry and frugality, but likewise tend generally to increase immorality, impiety, and a contempt of religion.
Page 616 - ... walk forth in the time of God's worship to take notice of such as either lye about the meeting house, without attending to the word and ordinances, or that lye at home or in the fields without giving good account thereof, and to take the names of such persons, and to present them to the magistrates, whereby they may be accordingly proceeded against.
Page 315 - What, though no epic muse in living lays Records your dreadful daring with applause? Full oft the flattering marble bids renown With blazon'd trophies deck the spotted name ; And oft, too oft, the venal Muses crown The slaves of vice with never-dying fame. Yet shall remembrance from oblivion's veil Relieve your scene, and sigh with grief sincere ; And soft compassion at your tragic tale In silent tribute pay her kindred tear.
Page 33 - ... to collect such facts and observations as tend to the improvement and security of navigation ; " third, " to form a museum of natural and artificial curiosities, particularly such as are to be found beyond the Cape of Good Hope or Cape Horn.
Page 493 - Gentleman's Magazine,' under date April 17, 1775, records " by a ship just arrived at Bristol from America, it is reported that the Americans have hoisted their standard of liberty at Salem.
Page 289 - Male or female slaves, whether full grown, or not, we cannot particularly instruct you about, and on this head shall only observe that prime male slaves generally sell best in any market.

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