Memorial of the Morses: Containing the History of Seven Persons of the Name, who Settled in America in the Seventeenth Century. With a Catalogue of Ten Thousand of Their Descendants ... (Google eBook)

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W. Veazie, 1850 - 225 pages
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Page 274 - Mind the Mortality of my Body, and knowing that it is appointed for all men once to die, do make and ordain this my last Will and Testament; that is to Say, principally and first of all, I give and recommend my Soul into the Hands of God...
Page 354 - Statutes in that case made and provided, and against the peace of our Sovereign Lord the King, his crown, and dignity.
Page 267 - Hunger that many suffered, and saw no hope in an Eye of Reason to be supplyed, only by Clams, & Muscles, and Fish; and Bread was so very Scarce, that sometimes...
Page 267 - boiled together, it was so good, who could wish better. " And it was not accounted a strange thing in those Days, " to Drink water, and to eat Samp or Homine without " Butter or Milk. Indeed it would have been a strange " thing to see a piece of Roast Beef, Mutton or Veal ; " tho' it was not long before there was Roast Goat.
Page 354 - Elizabeth Morse, you are to goe from hence to the place from whence you came and thence to the place of execution and there to be hanged by the neck, till you be dead, and the Lord have mercy on your soul.
Page 274 - Executors nothing doubting but at the general Resurrection I shall receive the same again by the mighty power of God and as touching such worldly estate wherewith it hath pleased God to bless me in this Life I give...
Page 312 - Plymouth,) riding thither, they sheltered themselves and their horses in an Indian wigwam, which by some occasion took fire, and (although they were all four in it, and labored to their utmost, etc.) burnt three of their horses to death, and all their goods to the value of 50 pounds.
Page 350 - A mate of A ship Coming often to me and said he much grefed for me and said the boye was the case of all my truble and my wife was much Ronged, and was no wich, and if I would let him have the boye but one day he would warrant me no more truble. I being persuaded to it ne Com the nex day at the brek of day, and the boy was with him untel night and I had not any truble since.
Page 354 - Divil and had familiarity with the Divil contrary to the peace of our sovereign lord the king, his crown and dignity, the laws of God, and of this jurisdiction...
Page 351 - ... out, and that we might not be disturbed in our sleep I rose to let him out, and I found a hog in the house and the doore unlockt.

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