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" England, shall be, from time to time, and forever hereafter, a body corporate and politic, in fact and name, by the name of the Governor and Company of the English Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, in New England, in America... "
Journals of the Continental Congress - Page 51
by United States. Continental Congress - 1905
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Rhode Island In The Continental Congress

William R. Staples - 1870
...authority of the Governor and Company of this Colony shall be substituted in the following words : u The Governor and Company of the English Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations." That all such commissions, writs and processes shall be otherwise of the same form and tenor as they...
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History of Wallingford, Conn: From Its Settlement in 1670 to the ..., Volume 1

Charles Henry Stanley Davis - Cheshire (Conn.) - 1870 - 956 pages
...formed the loth regiment. On the 1 4th of June, 1776, Governor Trumbull convoked by his special order a General Assembly of " the Governor and company of the English Colony of Connecticut, in New England, in America." Samuel Beach and Captain Thaddeus Cook were the Representatives...
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Collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society

Massachusetts - 1871
...Charter was granted, by which the Inhab- IB OK. itants of this Colony are Incorporated by the name of the Governor and Company of the English Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations And this Company consists of the Governor, 10 Assistants and of the Freemen, and a like power is...
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Annual Report of the Board of Education

Rhode Island. Board of Education - Education - 1871
...of religion, was obtained from the Legislature, in February, 1764, " for a College or University in the English Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, in New England, in America." One of the provisions of this charter is as follows : "And furthermore, it is hereby enacted and...
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Proceedings of the Rhode Island Historical Society, Volume 1

Rhode Island Historical Society - Rhode Island - 1872
...adoption of these resolutions, Governor Joseph Wanton, thrn "Captain General and Commander-in-Chief over the English Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations in New England in America," issued a commission to Messrs. Hopkins and Ward, authorizing and empowering them " to repair to the...
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Proceedings of the Rhode Island Historical Society

Rhode Island Historical Society - Rhode Island - 1872
...adoption of these resolutions, Governor Joseph Wanton, th- n "Captain General and Commander-in-Chief over the English Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations in New England in America," issued a commission to Messrs. Hopkins and Ward, authorizing and empowering them "to repair to the...
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A Compendious History of New England: From the Discovery by ..., Volume 2

John Gorham Palfrey - New England - 1873
...contradicting, passed the seals. It created " a body corporate and politic, in fact and name, by the name of the Governor and Company of the English Colony...Providence Plantations in New England in America." Similar to the charter of Connecticut in grants marked by a liberality hitherto unexampled, it added...
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COMMENTARIES ON THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES

JOSEPH STORY, LL.D. - 1873
...in obtaining a charter from the crown.3 96. That charter incorporated the inhabitants by the name of the Governor and Company of the English Colony...Providence Plantations in New England in America, conferring on them the usual powers of corporations. The executive power was lodged in a governor,...
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Publications, Volumes 1-3

Historical and Philosophical Society of Ohio - Ohio - 1852
...whereby, in all commissions of a civil or military nature, the name of the king shall be omitted, and that of the governor and company of the English colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, substituted in its place ; and in all oaths of office, the officers shall swear to be faithful and...
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The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge

1873
...necessary money was raised, and a charter obtained in February, 1764, " for a college or university in the English colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, in New England, in America." One of the provisions of this charter is as follows: "And furthermore, it is hereby enacted and declared,...
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