The History of Waterford: Oxford County, Maine, Comprising Historical Address, by Henry P. Warren; Record of Families, by Rev. William Warren, D.D.; Centennial Proceedings, by Samuel Warren, Esq (Google eBook)

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Hoyt, Fogg & Donham, 1879 - Waterford (Me. : Town) - 371 pages
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Page 97 - And when the messengers of John were departed, he began to speak unto the people concerning John, What went ye out into the wilderness for to see ? A reed shaken with the wind ? 25 But what went ye out for to see ? A man clothed in soft raiment ? Behold, they which are gorgeously apparelled, and live delicately, are in kings
Page 91 - ... notice thereof by posting advertisements in some public place in the town or plantation, as the case may be; and the overplus arising by such sale, if any, beyond the sum assessed, and the necessary charges of taking and keeping the distress, you shall immediately restore to the owner; and for want for twelve days...
Page 14 - Province, or otherwise relieve your petitioners as your excellency and your honors in your wisdom shall think proper, and your petitioners, as in duty bound, shall ever pray.
Page 77 - ... to choose such officers as parishes are by law required to choose in the month of March or April annually, and to transact all matters and things necessary to be done in the said parish.
Page 65 - And ttie said town is hereby invested with all the powers, privileges and immunities, which other towns in this Commonwealth do or may enjoy by law.
Page 92 - ... necessary for upholding life, bedding and apparel necessary for himself and family,) for the space of twelve days, you are to take the body of such person, so refusing or neglecting, and him commit unto the common...
Page 15 - Company a Township of the Contents of seven miles square in the unappropriated Lands belonging to this Province. Provided that the Grantees within six years settle Thirty Families in said Town...
Page 14 - MASSACHUSETTS BAY. To His Excellency, Thomas Hutchinson, Esq., Governor ' " To the Honorable, His Majesty's Council, and to the Honorable House of Representatives, in general court assembled at Boston, the 6th day of January, 1773: The humble petition of many slaves living in the town of Boston, and other towns in the province, is this, namely : That Your Excellency and Honors, and the Honorable the Representatives, would be pleased to take their unhappy state and condition...
Page 328 - The whole creation groaneth and travaileth in pain together until now, waiting for the manifestation of the sons of God
Page 65 - This opinion is rendered probable by the act of incorporation of Buxton, which runs thus : " An act for incorporating the plantation called Narraganset, number one, in the county of York, into a town by the name of Buxton,

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