Pennsylvania, colonial and federal: a history, 1608-1907, Volume 1 (Google eBook)

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Howard Malcolm Jenkins
Pennsylvania Historical Publishing Association, 1907 - Pennsylvania
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Page 205 - ... you shall be governed by laws of your own making, and live a free, and if you will, a sober and industrious people. I shall not usurp the right of any, or oppress his person. God has furnished me with a better resolution, and has given me his grace to keep it. In short, whatever sober and free men can reasonably desire for the security and improvement of their own happiness, I shall heartily comply with, and in five months resolve, if it please God, to see you.
Page 409 - 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 265 - That all persons living in this province who confess and acknowledge the one almighty and eternal God to be the creator, upholder, and ruler of the world...
Page 265 - Worship: And Almighty God being the only Lord of Conscience, Father of Lights and Spirits ; and the Author as well as Object of all divine Knowledge, Faith and Worship, who only doth enlighten the Minds, and persuade and convince the Understandings of People, I do hereby grant and declare.
Page 283 - ... the younger fry, in the same figure. Having consulted and resolved their business, the king ordered one of them to speak to me; he stood up, came to me, and in the name of his king saluted me, then took me by the hand, and told me...
Page 282 - ... to love the Christians, and particularly live in peace with me, and the people under my government : that many governors had been in the river, but that no governor had, come himself to live and stay here before ; and having now, such an one that had treated them well, they should never do him or his any wrong.
Page 221 - Charles the Second, by the Grace of God, King of England, Scotland, France and Ireland, defender of the faith, &c., To all to whome these presents shall come Greeting.
Page 283 - He first prayed me to excuse them, that they had not complied with me the last time. He feared there might be some fault in the interpreter, being neither Indian nor English. Besides, it was the Indian custom to deliberate and take up much time in council before they resolved ; and that, if the young people and owners of the land had been as ready as he, I had not met with so much delay.
Page 264 - Pennsylvania and territories thereunto belonging to make and establish such laws as shall best preserve true christian and civil liberty in opposition to all unchristian, licentious, and unjust practices, whereby God may have his due, Caesar his due, and the people their due...
Page 229 - ... even without the limits of the said province, and, by God's assistance, to vanquish and take them ; and being taken, to put them to death, by the law of war, or to save them...

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