History of the City of New York in the Seventeenth Century: New Amsterdam (Google eBook)

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Macmillan, 1909 - New York (N.Y.)
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Google has misidentified this book. It is not Vol.I New Amsterdam, it is actually Vol. II New York Under the Stuarts.

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Page 514 - I had fainted, unless I had believed to see the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living.
Page 541 - The dead bodies of thy servants have they given to be meat unto the fowls of the heaven, the flesh of thy saints unto the beasts of the earth. 3 Their blood have they shed like water round about Jerusalem; and there was none to bury them.
Page 541 - Let the sighing of the prisoner come before thee ; according to the greatness of thy power preserve thou those that are appointed to die ; 12 And render unto our neighbours sevenfold into their bosom their reproach, wherewith they have reproached thee, O Lord.
Page 4 - All Ships from the Netherlands, or any other Place, and Goods therein, shall be received here, and sent hence, after the manner which formerly they were, before our coming hither, for six Months next ensuing.
Page 248 - ... unless by the lawful judgment of his peers and by the law of the land.
Page 246 - That the people are, under God, the original of all just power; that the Commons of England, in Parliament assembled, being chosen by and representing the people, have the supreme power in this nation...
Page 123 - A Brief Description of NEW YORK ; Formerly Called New Netherlands. With the Places thereunto Adjoyning. Together with the Manner of its Scituation, Fertility of the Soyle, Healthfullness of the Climate, and the Commodities thence produced.
Page 414 - Esq., or, in his absence, to such as for the time being take care for preserving the peace and administering the laws in their Majesties' province of New York, in America.
Page 239 - No aid, tax, tallage, assessment, custom, loan, benevolence, or imposition whatsoever, shall be laid, assessed, imposed, or levied on any of their majesties' subjects or their estates, on any pretence whatsoever, but by the act and consent of the governor, council, and representatives of the people assembled in general court.
Page 4 - XVI. All inferior civil officers and magistrates shall continue as now they are (if they please), till the customary time of new elections, and then new ones to be chosen by themselves, provided that such new chosen magistrates shall take the oath of allegiance to His Majesty of England before they enter upon their office.

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