Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society, Volume 26 (Google eBook)

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American Antiquarian Society., 1916 - United States
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Page 291 - I thank God, there are no free schools nor printing, and I hope we shall not have these hundred years. For learning has brought disobedience and heresy, and sects into the world, and printing has divulged them, and libels against the best government. God keep us from both"!
Page 384 - A Speech delivered at a Free Conference between the Honourable the Council and Assembly of Jamaica, held the 19th November, 1789, on the subject of Mr. Wilberforce's propositions in the House of Commons concerning the Slave Trade.
Page 245 - Name of the Council Established at Plymouth in the County of Devon, for the Planting, Ruling, Ordering and Governing of New England in America...
Page 288 - His heirs and assigns forever against the lawful claims and demands of all persons...
Page 294 - Fearon; and that they report the truth of the allegations thereof, with their opinion thereon, to the house; and that they have power to send for persons, papers and records.
Page 291 - The Representation and Memorial of the Council of the Island of Jamaica, To the Right Honourable The Lords Commissioners for Trade and Plantations.
Page 394 - The Laws of Jamaica: comprehending All the Acts in Force, Passed between the Thirty-Second Year of the Reign of King Charles the Second, And the Thirty-Third Year of the Reign of King George the Third.
Page 52 - Cotton Mather came galloping down All the way to Newbury town, With his eyes agog and his ears set wide, And his marvellous inkhorn at his side ; Stirring the while in the shallow pool Of his brains for the lore he learned at school, To garnish the story, with here a streak Of Latin, and there another of Greek : And the tales he heard and the notes he took, Behold ! are they not in his Wonder-Book ? Stories, like dragons, are hard to kill.
Page 389 - An Abridgment of the Laws of Jamaica; being an alphabetical digest of all the public Acts of Assembly now in force, from the...
Page 292 - Ordered, That the Votes and Proceedings of this House be printed, being first ' perused by Mr. Speaker, and that he do appoint the printing thereof ; and that no person but such as he shall appoint do presume to print the same.

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