The Treat Family: A Genealogy of Trott, Tratt, and Treat for Fifteen Generations, and Four Hundred and Fifty Years in England and America, Containing More Than Fifteen Hundred Families in America ... (Google eBook)

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Salem Press publishing & printing Company, 1893 - 637 pages
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Page 147 - Tho' all others admitted to Be planters have Right to their proper Inheritance, and do and shall enjoy all other Civil Liberties and Privileges, According to all Laws, Orders, Grants which are, or hereafter shall be made for this Town. 2nd. We shall with Care and Diligence provide for the maintenance of the purity of Religion professed in the Congregational Churches.
Page 160 - Lord may by death call me home from out of this life, but being at present of sound understanding and memory, do make this my last will and testament as followeth, hereby making null and void all former wills whatsoever made by me.
Page 147 - Jersey, but such planters as are members of some or other of the Congregational Churches, nor shall any but such be chosen to Magistracy or to carry on any part of said civil Judicature, or as deputies or assistants, to have power to vote in establishing laws, and making or repealing them, or to any Chief Military Trust or Office.
Page 169 - I quote the following sentences at second hand, from a Discourse on Luke xvi. 23, addressed to sinners: "Thou must erelong go to the bottomless pit. Hell hath enlarged herself, and is ready to receive thee. There is room enough for thy entertainment "Consider, thou art going to a place prepared by God on purpose to exalt his justice in, a place made for no other employment but torments. Hell is God's house of correction; and, remember, God doth all things like himself. When God would show...
Page 147 - Branford, the following was subscribed: 1st. That none shall be admitted freemen or free burgesses within our town upon Passaick River in the province of New Jersey, but such planters as are members of some or other of the Congregational Churches, nor shall any but such be chosen to magistracy or to carry on any part of civil judicature or as deputies or assistants to have power to vote in establishing laws and making or repealing them or to any chief military trust or office.
Page 168 - But with the advantage of proclaiming the doctrine of terrour, which is naturally productive of a sublime and impressive style of eloquence,* he could not attain the character of a popular preacher. His voice was so loud, that when speaking...
Page 27 - Conecticutt in New England, that the same Colony or the greatest parte thereof was purchased and obteyned for greate and valuable...
Page 24 - Gaylaud, and the daughter of Hugh Gaylard, who was buried Oct. 21, 1614, in Pitminster, and whose will is recorded in the Taunton Probate Court in 1614, but has utterly perished. When Alice Treat died is unknown, but she survived her husband. The tradition that Alice was a second wife, and that the name of the first wife was Joanna, who was the mother of Mr. Treat's children has proved, upon investigation, to be unfounded.
Page 246 - This is the desert, this the solitude : How populous, how vital, is the grave ! This is creation's melancholy vault, The vale funereal, the sad cypress gloom : The land of apparitions, empty shades ! All, all on earth is shadow, all beyond Is substance ; the reverse is folly's creed : How solid all, where change shall be no more...
Page 167 - There are in the four abovesaid villages four schoolmasters (of the best accomplished for that service) who teach their youth to read and write their own language. "There are also six justices of the peace (or magistrates) in the four...

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