The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Volume 40 (Google eBook)

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The Society, 1886 - New England
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Vols. 37-52 (1883-98) include section: Genealogical gleanings in England, by H. F. Waters.
  

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Page 299 - On the first day of August, in the year of Our Lord God 1656, there issued forth Letters of administration to Roger Ludlow Esq., the father of and curator lawfully assigned to Jonathan, Joseph, Roger, Anne, Mary and Sarah Ludlowe, minors, the nephews and nieces and residuary
Page 382 - I am the first in the East, the first in the West, and the greatest philosopher in the Western world." All these statues were carved in wood by a young ship-carver, Joseph Wilson, who had just come to
Page 164 - Great was the enthusiasm created by the successful issue of the expedition, and even Waller was prompted to eulogize the event in the following rather ponderous lines : " Salle that scorn'd all pow'r and laws of men. Goods with their owners hurrying to their den ; ****** This pest of mankind gives our Hero fame, And thus
Page 127 - breathes around, (Bids every fierce, tumultuous passion cease ; In still small accents whispering from the ground, A grateful earnest of eternal peace.
Page 79 - three or four Acres, whereon the Indians had built a kind of Fort, being palisadoed round, and within that a clay Wall, as also felled down abundance of Trees to lay quite round the said Fort, but they had not quite finished the said Work." It is evident from these, the only detailed
Page 186 - march into the Nipmuck country, though he had then tents in his wounds, and so lame as not able to mount his horse without two Men's assistance." Mr. Church says that the first thing remarkable in this march was their coming to an Indian town of many wigwams, but an icy swamp was between our
Page 364 - wife all that my messuage or tenement wherein I now dwell, with the appurtenances, and all other my lands and tenements whatsoever situate & being in the said town of Stratford &c. to have and to hold for life or until marriage, and, after her decease or day of marriage, to my four
Page 87 - other of our officers, insomuch that, by a fresh assault and recruit of powder from their store, the Indians fell on again, recarried and beat us out of, the fort, but by the great resolution and courage of the General and Major, we reinforced, and very hardly entered the fort again, and fired the
Page 398 - repelling y* Enemy ! Let y* Most High have y' high praise due unto him ; but let not y e unworthy Instruments be forgotten. Was there with us any towne so beset since y e warre began, with twelve or fourteen hundred fighting men various Sagamores from all Parts with their men of Armes & they resolved by our
Page 186 - off into a long account of an exploit of his own in recapturing him, closing his account of the march which to us now is of such interest, in a simple sentence, saying that in this march they killed many of the enemy, until at length, their provisions failing, they returned home.

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