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Page 415 - There shall never be any bond slaverie, villinage or Captivitie amongst us unles it be lawfull Captives taken in just warres, and such strangers as willingly selle themselves or are sold to us.
Page 506 - Gardner settled down. Mr. Church stepped to him and seeing the blood run down his cheek, lifted up his Cap, and calling him by his Name. He looked up in his Face, but spoke not a Word, being Mortally Shot through the head.
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 417 - Resolved, that the selling and enslaving the human species is a direct violation of the natural rights alike vested in all men by their Creator, and utterly inconsistent with the avowed principles, on which this and the other United States have carried their struggle for liberty...
Page 443 - At burials, nothing is read, nor any funeral sermon made, but all the neighborhood, or a good company of them, come together by tolling of the bell, and carry the dead solemnly to his grave and there stand by him while he is buried. The ministers are most commonly present.
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 224 - She sank and after rose, went to sea" with a harpoon, warp, etc. of ours, which have been found in the hands of Nicholas Eldridge. " The second case is this last winter, 1691. William Edds and company, in one of our...
Page 289 - When you consider that on the health of your slaves almost your whole voyage depends, for all other risks but mortality, seizures, and bad debts, the underwriters are accountable for, you will therefore particularly attend to smoking your vessel, washing her with vinegar, to the clarifying your water with lime or brimstone, and to cleanliness among your own people as well as among the slaves.
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