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Patents and Deeds and Other Early Records of New Jersey, 1664-1703
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11th month 1st month 2d month 9th month Abbott acres of land Acton Alloways Creek Andrew Anna Baptist Bassett Benjamin born Bradway brick Bridgeton Burlington county Carll Charles church Clement Cohansey Cumberland county Daniel daugh daughter of John daughter of Samuel daughter of William David Davis death deceased died young Edward Elsinborough emigrated England Ephraim father Fenwick Colony Friends George Gloucester county Greenwich Griscom Hall Hancock Hancock's Bridge husband Isaac issue Jacob James Jane Jersey John Fenwick Johnson Jonathan Joseph Josiah lived Lydia Mannington Margaret married John married Mary married Sarah married William Martha Mary Ann Miller Mulford Nicholson Oakford Ogden Penn's Neck Phebe Philadelphia Pilesgrove purchased Rachel Rebecca Reeve resided Richard Tindall Ruth Salem county Samuel Nicholson Sayres second wife Sheppard Shourds Sinnickson Smith Thomas Thompson town of Salem township Tyler Waddington West Jersey widow William Hancock William Penn youngest
Page 544 - No Freeman shall be taken, or imprisoned, or be disseised of his Freehold, or Liberties, or free Customs, or be outlawed, or exiled, or any otherwise destroyed; nor will we pass upon him, nor condemn him, but by lawful Judgment of his Peers, or by the Law of the Land.
Page 4 - I must needs commend their respect to authority, and kind behaviour to the English; they do not degenerate from the old friendship between both kingdoms. As they are people proper, and strong of body, so they have fine children, and almost every house full; rare to find one of them without three or four boys, and as many girls; some six, seven, and eight sons: and I must do them that right, I see few young men more sober and laborious.
Page 543 - They that forsake the law praise the wicked : but such as keep the law contend with them.
Page 350 - I the said constituent ratifying, allowing and holding firm and valid, all and whatsoever my said attorney or his substitutes shall lawfully do, or cause to be done, in and about the premises, by virtue of these presents.
Page 321 - ... the hands shut the furnace door and left the mill in despair. Fortunately one of them left his jacket in the mill, and returning for it in about half an hour, noticed that the door was red hot, and upon opening it. was surprised at finding the whole furnace at a glowing white heat. The other hands were summoned, and four separate parcels of iron were heated and rolled by the same fire, before it required renewing.
Page 478 - ... tailor, he writes in a style of the most exquisite purity and grace. His moral qualities are transferred to his writings. Had he not been so very humble, he would have written a still better book ; for, fearing to indulge in vanity, he conceals the events in which he was a great actor. His religion was love. His whole existence and all his passions were love.
Page 129 - Life is real! Life is earnest! And the grave is not its goal; Dust thou art, to dust returneth, Was not spoken of the soul.
Page 350 - Be it known unto all men by these " presents, that I, William Hancock, of the parish of St. Len...
Page 545 - ... by the law of the land or the judgment of his peers. The words by the law of the land, as used originally in Magna Charta in reference to this subject, are understood to mean due process of law, that is, by indictment or presentment of good and lawful men ; and this, says Lord Coke, is the true sense and exposition of these words.