The Essex memorial, for 1836: embracing a register of the county (Google eBook)

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H. Whipple, 1836 - Essex County (Mass.) - 281 pages
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Page 236 - We covenant with our Lord, and one with another ; and we do bind ourselves in the presence of God, to walk together in all his ways, according as he is pleased to reveal himself unto us in His blessed Word. of Truth...
Page 230 - There are in all of us both old and new planters about three hundred, whereof two hundred of them are settled at Nehum-kek, now called Salem : And the rest have planted themselves at Masathulets Bay, beginning to build a towne there which wee do call Cherton, or Charles Town.
Page 16 - But you whom the Lord intends hither to bring, Forsake not the honey for fear of the sting ; But bring both a quiet and contented mind, And all needful blessings you surely will find.
Page 15 - Our other in-garments are clout upon clout: Our clothes we brought with us are apt to be torn, They need to be clouted soon after they're worn, But clouting our garments they hinder us nothing, Clouts double are warmer than single whole clothing.
Page 15 - If barley be wanting to make into malt, We must be contented and think it no fault ; For we can make liquor to sweeten our lips Of pumpkins and parsnips and walnut-tree chips.
Page 15 - And now our garments begin to grow thin, And wool is much wanted to card and to spin; If we can get a garment to cover without, Our other...
Page 20 - Prayer, which was much wondred at, in the presence of so many hundred People : The Magistrates told her, they would not admit it ; they came not there to hear her Pray, but to Examine her, in what was Alledged against her.
Page 168 - ... of a market worth naming ; but they had their houses built by country workmen, and their clothes made out of town, and supplied themselves with beef and pork from Boston, which drained the town of its money.
Page 20 - After Psalm was sung, Abigail Williams said to me, Now stand up, and name your Text! And after it was read, she said, It is a long Text.
Page 19 - Ingersol's and spake to me ; but suddenly after, as she stood by the Door, was bitten, so that she cried out of her Wrist, and looking on it with a Candle, we saw apparently the marks of Teeth, both upper and lower set, on each side of her Wrist. In the beginning of the Evening I went to give Mr. P. a Visit. When I was there, his Kinswoman, Abigail Williams, (about...

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