Thomas Holme, 1624-1695: Surveyor General of Pennsylvania, Volume 200 (Google eBook)

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American Philosophical Society, 1992 - Biography & Autobiography - 317 pages
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Biographical sketch of the first surveyor general of the province under William Penn. He laid out the city of Philadelphia and superintended the surveying and settlement of S.E. Pennsylvania. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
  

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Page 115 - Let every house be placed, if the person pleases, in the middle of its plat, as to the breadth way of it, that so there may be ground on each side for gardens or orchards, or fields, that it may be a green country town, which will never be burnt, and always be wholesome.
Page 113 - I will write on him the name of My God and the name of the city of My God, the New Jerusalem, which comes down out of heaven from My God. And I will write on him My new name. 13 "He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches.
Page 240 - ... journey, as far as a man can go in two days from the said station of the said...
Page 181 - For your particular concern, I might entirely refer you to the letters of the President of the Society; but this I will venture to say, your provincial settlements both within and without the town, for situation and soil, are without exception; your...
Page 28 - Town ; which our men perceiving, ran violently upon the Town with their ladders, and stormed it. And when they were come into the market-place, the Enemy making a stiff resistance, our forces brake them; and then put all to the sword that came in their way. Two...
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Page 28 - Town with their ladders, and stormed it. And when they were come into the marketplace, the Enemy making a stiff resistance, our forces brake them ; and then put all to the sword that came in their way. Two boatfuls of the Enemy attempting to escape, being overprest with numbers, sank ; whereby were drowned near threehundred of them.
Page 94 - If any thing should be out of order, expect, when I come, it shall be mended, and I will bring you some things of our country that are useful and pleasing to you. So I rest in the love of our God that made us.
Page 188 - I am inclined and determined to agree and favour ym wth any reasonable Conveniency and priviledge : I do hereby charge thee & strictly require thee to lay out...
Page 240 - Susquehanna, that so the said line may be prepared nnd made ready for going the said two days' journey backward hereafter, when notice is given to you the said kings, or some of you, at the time of going the said line ; and I do hereby desire and require, in the name of our said Governor Penn, that none of you, the said kings...

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