The History of Connecticut: From the First Settlement of the Colony, Volume 1 (Google eBook)

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L. Stebbins, 1858 - Connecticut
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Page 379 - Walker only laughed. As the ships drew nearer the gulf that yawned for them, Goddard again sought the cabin. "For the Lord's sake," cried he, "come on deck, or we shall certainly be drowned. I see breakers all around us !" Walker, with as much leisure as if he had been preparing to write one of his own stupid dispatches, put on his gown and slippers, " and coming upon deck," to use his own language, "I found what he told me was true !" He might easily find out the truth of it by the light of the...
Page 224 - Highgansetts, abutting upon the main land between the two rivers there called and known by the several names of Connecticut and Hudson's river, and all the land from the west side of Connecticut river to the east side of Delaware bay...
Page 394 - The lip pale-quivering, and the beamless eye No more with ardour bright : you heard the groans Of agonizing ships from shore to shore ; Heard, nightly plunged amid the sullen waves, The frequent corse...
Page 283 - Catapazet, the chief who commanded Ninigret's men, himself a Narragansett, and who thought he recognized the fugitive, pursued him with all speed. Other Indians and English, who were swift-footed, followed close behind. Finding himself hard pressed, the sachem threw off first his blanket and then his silver-laced coat that had been presented to him at Boston. This garment was well known, and as there could now be no doubt of his personal identity, the pursuers took courage and ran with still greater...
Page 483 - Bay, where the said river falleth into the sea; and on the north by the line of the Massachusetts plantation; and on the south by the sea; and in longitude as the line of the Massachusetts colony, running from east to west, that is to say, from the said Narraganset Bay on the east, to the south sea on the west part, with the islands thereunto adjoining...
Page 480 - Connecticut in New England in America, and to every Inhabitant there, and to every Person and Persons Trading thither, And to every such Person and Persons as are or shall bee...
Page 209 - England, shall be, from time to time, and forever hereafter, a body corporate and politic, in fact and name, by the name of the Governor and Company of the English Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, in New England, in America...
Page 317 - Governor himself conducted to the Governor's seat; and being there seated, (the late Governor, Assistants, and Deputies being present, and the chamber thronged as full of people as it was capable of,) his Excellency declared that his Majesty had, according to their desire, given him a commission to come and take on him the government of Connecticut, and caused his commission to be publicly read.
Page 451 - It is the duty of infants who confederate in their parents, when grown up to years of discretion, though not yet fit for the Lord's supper, to own the covenant they made with their parents, by entering thereinto in their own persons : and it is the duty of the church to call upon them for the performance thereof; and if being called upon they shall refuse the performance of this great duty, or otherwise continue scandalous, they are liable to be censured for the same by the church.
Page 483 - And lastly, we do, for us, our heirs and successors, ordain and grant unto the said Governor and Company, and their successors, by these presents, that these our letters patent shall be firm, good...

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