Hartford & New Haven pioneer (Google eBook)

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Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor, Printers, 1887 - 88 pages
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Page 42 - This species infests a great variety of plants, and is to be found throughout our country from the Great Lakes to the Gulf of Mexico and from the Atlantic to the Pacific.
Page 60 - The— knights — are — dust.— Their— good —swords— rust.— Their — souls— are — with —the— saints— we— trust.
Page 26 - And for their incouragment they purpose when God shall so inlarge the English plantations in Delaware as that they shall grow the greater part of the jurisdiction, that then due consideration shall be taken for the ease and conveniency of both parts, as that the gouernor may be one yeare in one part and the next yeare in another, and the dept.
Page 39 - ... his companion they shot dead upon the place ; by this means giving a sad alarm to the town of their intended mischief, which was instantly fired in all places where there were no garrisons. The poor people having not an officer to lead them, being like sheep ready for the slaughter, and no doubt the whole town had been totally destroyed, but that a report of the plot being carried about over night, Major Treat came from Westfield time enough for their rescue, but wanting boats to transport his...
Page 39 - ... places where there were no garrisons. The poor people having not an officer to lead them, being like sheep ready for the slaughter, and no doubt the whole town had been totally destroyed, but that a report of the plot being carried about over night, Major Treat came from Westfield time enough for their rescue, but wanting boats to transport his men, could not do so much as he desired. Major Pynchon coming from Hadley with Capt. Appleton and what forces they could ' bring along with them, 32 houses...
Page 51 - Bronson, who is rather fond of disparagement, " it is undoubtedly true that in the matter of professional learning and scientific information, he ranked with the eminent men of his country.
Page 38 - River to our army, wtb whom you are to joyne in the defence of those plantations up the River ; and you are to kill and destroy all such Indian enemies as shall assault you or the sayd plantations, (as will not submit to the mercy of the English, and continue in hostility against them). And you are to command all your inferior officers and souldiers to obey you as their Lnt for his Ma11...
Page 47 - That said John Munson. .shall annually during the term aforesaid, at least on the first Monday of every month, excepting December, January, February, and March, set forth with the said waggon from New Haven, and with all convenient despatch drive up to Hartford, and thence in the same week return to New Haven, — bad weather and extraordinary casualties excepted, — on penalty of ten shillings for each neglect.
Page 7 - His own blood, to whom, with the Father and the Holy Spirit, be glory and dominion forever and ever.
Page 37 - English colonists from the hostile savages ; but a memorandum of his, found in the Secretary's Office fourteen years later, acknowledged that he went to the mouth of the Connecticut to take possession by surprise, " but was prevented by the opposition of two companies of men then lodged there ready to go out against the Indians.

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