The Wights: A Record of Thomas Wight of Dedham and Medfield and of His Descendants, 1635-1890 (Google eBook)

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Swain & Tate, 1890 - 357 pages
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Great book on one of the important early families from the Dedham, Medfield area of Massachusetts. Should be paired with volume III by Lois Wight to make a more complete history of the Wights. I have digitized the two volumes into GEDCOM format. This can be found at...
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Page 36 - For I know that thou wilt bring me to death, and to the house appointed for all living.
Page 113 - For the greater part of his life he was a member of the Presbyterian church.
Page 113 - Any city or town may appropriate, for the foundation and commencement of such library, as aforesaid, a sum not exceeding one dollar for each of its ratable polls in the year next preceding that in which such appropriation shall be made ; and may also appropriate, annually, for the maintenance and increase of such library, a sum not exceeding twenty-five cents for each of its ratable polls in the year next preceding that in which such appropriation shall be made.
Page 179 - He afterward purchased the office and was for some years engaged in the printing and newspaper business. In 1844 he began the study of the law, and was admitted to the bar in 1847.
Page 1 - The said Inhabitants, taking into Consideration the great necesitie of providing some means for the Education of the youth in or s'd Towne, did with an unanimous consent declare by voate their willingness to promote that worke, promising to put too their hands, to provide maintenance for a Free Schoole in our said Towne.
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Page 4 - Instrument, sign the same, and also heard him publish and declare the same to be His Last Will and Testament, and that when he so did he was of a...
Page 113 - Any city or town of this Commonwealth is hereby authorized to establish and maintain a public library within the same, with or without branches, for the use of the inhabitants thereof, and to provide suitable rooms therefor, under such regulations for the government of such library as may, from time to time, be prescribed by the city council of such city, or the inhabitants of such town.
Page 62 - Wight procured a young shoot and planted near his house which has grown to a magnificent tree fifty-five feet in height with a trunk seven feet in circumference at a yard above the ground, aud an ambitus or spread of branches of fifty feet.
Page 321 - County Suffolk, England, on the south bank of the Waveney River which separates Suffolk from Norfolk on a freehold estate called

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