The Documentary History of the State of New-York; (Google eBook)

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Contents

VIEW OF THE CITY OF NEW AMSTERDAM now NewYork
116
TRIAL FOR WITCHCRAFT In NewYork 1665
133
ASSESSMENT ROLLS OF THE FIVE DUTCH TOWNS ON L I 1675 139 Of Bushwick 141 of Breukelen 144 of Flatbush 150 of Flatlands
158
JOURNAL OF SIR WM JOHNSONS SCOUTS 1755 1756
257
VIEW OF THE BATTLE OF LAKE GEORGE 1755
259
PAPERS RELATING TO THE SIX NATIONS
289
PORTRAIT OF REV JOHN OGILVIE D D formerly of St Peters Church
302
being able to go to Fort Hunter
304
The same to the same obtains a portion of Sir Peter Warrens
314
April 2 Mi4 Weyman printer to Dr Barclay concerning the Indian
321
Mar 22 The schoolmaster at Canajohary to Sir Wm Johnson
339
Jan 4 SirWm Johnsons answer to the foregoing circular
346
Rev S Kirtland to Sir Wm Johnson giving his experience
358
Eev Mr Brown to the same proposes a visit to the Indians
368
Jan 6 Mr Arbo secretary to the Moravians to the same praying
374
Jan 3 Sir Wm Johnson to Rev Dr Smith thanks him for the care
401
Jan 25 Sir Wm Johnson to Rev Dr Auchmuty the election foot
403
his work on the Indians
415
Jan 28 Same to the same returns to Ireland
423
Feb 28 Same to Dr Arthur Lee customs manners and languages
430
July 4 Same to Rev Dr Auchmuty on the state of religion
444
Same to the same concerning Rev Mr Hanna enclosing
446
Papers relating to the City of NewYork IX Papers relating to the Palatines X Papers relating to the Manor of Livingston including the First Settlement ...
448
Eev Mr Inglis to Sir Wm Johnson on the memorial c
457
Jan 27 Same to Rev Chas Inglis on the fund for support of ladies
472
Mar 12 Rev Matthew Graves to the same Mr Moseley Narra
485
Census of Slaves 1755
493
Sir Wm Johnson to Col Babcock with his opinion on
497
past kindness
504
Statistics of Population 16471774
518
Xin PAPERS RELATING TO THE ERECTION OE EORT STANWIX
521
PAPERS RELATING TO THE DIFFICULTIES BETWEEN NEW
529
Secretary of the Board of Trade to the agent for the Province
548
Jan 20 Lt Got Colden to the Board of Trade reviewing the dispute betweeen NewYork and New Hampshire and sustaining
560
Jan 27 Petition from New Hampshire to the king complaining of
672
A list of the heads of families in the several towns in
708
Aug 24 Gov Tryon to Major Skene and other magistrates ordering
720
Order of the Council of NewYork for the apprehension of Seth
729
Affidavit of Charles Hutchesson setting forth the destruc
745
Jan 8 Gov Wentworth to Gov Tryon enclosing
755
Jan 29 Judge Lord to Gov Tryon giving an account of a great riot
757
Col Rcid to Gov Tryon with an extract of a letter from Lord
771
Examination as to the causes of the riots at Bennington
777
Minute of council to the effect that Massachusetts and
795
Dec 3 Beport of the Board of Trade to tne uords Committee of the Privy Council with a plan for the settlement of the diffi
803
Feb Petition of the freeholders of Charlotte praying that Skenes
818
Squire Munro to Gov Tryon the mob has broke loose
843
Opinion of the council on receipt of a letter from Gen Halde
855
Oct 14 Lord Dartmouth to Gov Tryon disapproving of his requisition
856
Deo 6 Deposition of Benj Spencer Jacob Marsh Benj Hough
864
Gen Gage to Gov Tryon declining to furnish the required
885
Jane 7 Lieut Gov Golden to Lord Dartmouth His Majestys fort
919
Allen and Warner to raise troops independent of N Y 924 1777 Jan 20 Report to the NewYork Committee of Safety on the appoint
925
Rectors of St Peters Church Albany XXII Appendix XXIII Medals and Coins XXIV Miscellany
930
No date Brief considerations on the subject of the independence
933
Resolutions of the Council of Safety of NewYork on receiving
943
Feb 3 Proclamation of Gov Clinton offering certain terms to the peo
951
May 4 Petition from Cumberland to the same demanding aid
957
Samuel Minot Esq to Gov Clinton giving an account of
965
June 7 Gov Clinton to Samuel Minot in answer tohjs of the 25th
970
The committee of Congress to Samuel Minot Esq recom
977
Mar I Petition of the people of Cambridge regretting the deception
1007
Feb 20 Petition of Col Church and other inhabitants of Cumberland
1014
Peb 3 Extract from the petition of Theophelack Bache and others
1023
Census of the several towns in Cumberland county 1771 1034 XV MEMOIR OF JAMES DELANCEY Lieut Gov of the Prov of NewYork
1035
NEWYORK
1085
MAP OE THE COUNTRY OE THE VI NATIONS PROPER 1771
1090
Manuscripts of Sir Wm Johnson
1121

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Page 958 - The said states hereby severally enter into a firm league of friendship with each other for their common defence, the security of their liberties, and their mutual and general welfare, binding themselves to assist each other against all force offered to, or attacks made upon them, or any of them, on account of religion, sovereignty, trade, or any other pretence whatever.
Page 570 - Hudson's River, and all the Land from the West side of Connecticut River, to the East side of Delaware Bay...
Page 532 - Wentworth, out of our especial grace, certain knowledge, and mere motion, have thought fit to constitute and appoint, and by these presents do constitute and appoint you, the said...
Page 558 - ... all that island, or islands, commonly called by the several name or names of Meitewacks, or Long-Island, situate and being towards the west of Cape Cod, and the narrow Higansetts, abutting upon the main land between the two rivers, there called or known by the several names of Connecticut and Hudson's river, together also with the said river called Hudson's river, and all the land from the west side of Connecticut river, to the east side of Delaware bay...
Page 936 - That it be recommended to the respective Assemblies and Conventions of the United Colonies, where no government sufficient to the exigencies of their affairs hath been hitherto established, to adopt such government as shall, in the opinion of the representatives of the people, best conduce to the happiness and safety of their constituents in particular, and America in general.
Page 255 - ... as near as conveniently may be, agreeable to the laws and statutes of this our kingdom of England.
Page 1026 - A public defence of the right of the New Hampshire grants (so called] on both sides Connecticut river, to associate together, and form themselves into an independent state. Containing remarks on sundry paragraphs of letters from the president of the Council of New Hampshire to his Excellency Governor Chittenden, and the New Hampshire delegates at...
Page 574 - Whereas there was this day read at the Board a Report from the Right Honourable the Lords of the Committee of Council for plantation affairs Dated the 17th of this Instant in the words following viz...
Page 559 - Harbour, and up the Middle of the River to the River of Newichwannock, Part of which is now called Salmon Falls, and through the Middle of the same to the furthest Head thereof; and from thence North two Degrees Westerly, until One Hundred and Twenty Miles be finished from the Mouth of Piscataqua Harbour aforesaid, or until it meets with our other Governments...
Page 31 - ... with the bark of trees or something else to prevent the caving in of the earth; floor this cellar with plank and wainscot it overhead for a ceiling, raise a roof of spars clear up and cover the spars with bark or green sods, so that they can live dry...

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