A Catalogue of the Names of the First Puritan Settlers of the Colony of Connecticut (Google eBook)

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E. Gleason, 1846 - Connecticut - 367 pages
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This is a great resource for anyone related to Governor John Winthrop.
It is also an excellent source for anyone who has several Puritan ancestors.
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Page iv - A Catalogue of the Names of the First Puritan Settlers of the Colony of Connecticut; with the Time of Their Arrival in the Colony, and Their Standing in Society, Together with Their Place of Residence, as Far as Can be Discovered by the Records.
Page 323 - ... his life, now to surrender the patent and privileges, so dearly bought and so long enjoyed. The important affair was debated and kept in suspense until the evening when the charter was brought and laid upon the table, where the assembly were sitting. By this time great numbers of people were assembled, and men sufficiently bold to enterprise whatever might be necessary or expedient. The lights were instantly extinguished, and one...
Page 323 - ... the patent and privileges so dearly bought, and so long enjoyed. The important affair was debated and kept in suspense until the evening, when the charter was brought and laid upon the table where the assembly were sitting. ' By this time, great numbers of people were assembled, and men sufficiently bold to enterprise whatever might be necessary or expedient. The lights were instantly extinguished, and one...
Page 250 - That no person under the age of twenty one | years, nor any other, that hath not already accustomed himself to the use thereof, shall take any tobacko, until hee hath brought a certificate under the hands of some who are approved for knowledge and skill in phisick, that it is usefull for him, and allso, that hee hath received a lycense from the courte, for the same.
Page 323 - By this time, great numbers of people were assembled, and men sufficiently bold to enterprise whatever might be necessary or expedient. The lights were instantly extinguished, and one Captain Wadsworth, of Hartford, in the most silent and secret manner, carried off the charter, and secreted it in a large hollow tree, fronting the house of the Hon.
Page 250 - Forasmuch as it is observed that many abuses are crept in, and committed by frequent taking of tobacko — It is ordered by the authority of this Courte, that no person under the age of twenty-one years, nor any other, that hath not already accustomed himself to the use thereof...
Page 91 - Wiggin their agent." Mr. Whiting retained his interest in Piscataqua until his death, and was one of the most efficient promoters of the trade and commerce of Hartford.
Page 154 - I his son John Mynor to Hartford, where this court will provide for his maintenance and schooling, to the end he may be for the present assistant to such elder, elders, or others, as this court shall appoint, to interpret the things of God to them as he shall be directed, and in the meantime fit himself to be instrumental that way, as C4od shall fit and incline him thereto for the future.
Page 250 - ... or if it be not then taken, yet not above once in the day at most, and then not in company with any other.
Page 250 - Knowledge and skill in phisik, that it is usefull for him, and allso, that hee hath received a lycense from the courte for the same. And for the regulating of those, who either by theire former taking it, have, to theire owne apprehensions, made it necessary to them, or uppon due advice, are persuaded to the use thereof.

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