The Leland Magazine: Or, A Genealogical Record of Henry Leland, and His Descendants ... Embracing Nearly Every Person of the Name of Leland in America, from 1653 to 1850 (Google eBook)

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Wier & White, 1850 - 278 pages
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Page 11 - 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 has pleased God to bless me in this life I give, demise, and dispose of the same in the following manner and form...
Page 8 - ... make this, my last will and testament, in manner and form following : that is to say, First and principally, I commend my soul to Almighty God, my Creator, assuredly believing that I shall receive full pardon, and...
Page 36 - Resolved, That slavery is a violent deprivation of the rights of nature and inconsistent with a republican government, and therefore recommend it to our brethren to make use of every legal measure to extirpate this horrid evil from the land; and pray Almighty God that our honorable Legislature may have it in their power to proclaim the great Jubilee, consistent with the principles of \ good policy.
Page 219 - Who, when he came, and had seen the grace of God, was glad, and exhorted them all, that with purpose of heart they would cleave unto the Lord. For he was a good man, and full of the Holy Ghost and of faith: and much people was added unto the Lord.
Page 36 - Resolved that slavery is a violent deprivation of the rights of nature, and inconsistent with a republican government; and we, therefore, recommend it to our brethren, to make use of every legal measure to extirpate this horrid evil from the land...
Page 8 - Redeemer Christ Jesus and my body to the earth from whence it was taken to be buried in such decent and Christian manner as to my...
Page 36 - ... George Guelph No. 3 was to govern them. They accordingly appointed delegates from the various Provinces or States, who, meeting together in Philadelphia on the fourth day of July 1776, decided to trouble the King of England no longer, and gave to the world that glorious Declaration of Independence, to the support of which they pledged their lives, their fortunes, and their sacred honor.
Page 9 - Convenient and as touching such worldly Estate as the Lord in mercy hath Lent me my will and meaning is the same shall be imployed and bestowed as hereafter by this my will is expressed and first I do Revoke...
Page 37 - Our pious ancestors were for bobbing the hair for the good of the Colony.; but now, sir, not the hair but the purses must be bobbed for the good of the State. The petitioners pray for the right of going to heaven in that way which they believe is the most direct ; and shall this be denied them...
Page 8 - Jersey being sick and weak in body but of sound and perfect memory praise be given to God for the same and knowing the uncertainty of this life on Earth and being desirous to settle things in Order Do make this my last will and testament in manner and form following that is to say first & principally I commend my soul to Almighty God my Creator assuredly believing that I shall receive full pardon and...

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