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" To the end the body of the commons may be preserved of honest and good men, it was ordered and agreed, that, for the time to come, no man shall be admitted to the freedom of this body politic, but such as are members of some of the churches within the... "
The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge - Page 72
1918
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History of the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations: 1636-1700 ...

Samuel Greene Arnold - Rhode Island - 1859
...and agreed, that for the time to come, no man shall be admitted to the freedom of this body politic, but such as are members of some of the churches within the limits of the same."1 This extraordinary law continued in force until the dissolution of the government,' and...
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History of New England, Volume 1

John Gorham Palfrey - New England - 1859
...Religious man shall be admitted to the freedom of this i<t forth. ___... _ _ _ franchise. body pol1tIc, but such as are members of some of the churches within the limits of the same." l The men who laid this singular foundation for the commonwealth which they were instituting,...
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HISTORY OF THE STATE OF RHODE ISLAND

SAMUEL GREENE ARNOLD - 1859
...and agreed, that for the time to come, no man shall be admitted to the freedom of this body politic, but such as are members of some of the churches within the limits of the same. 7 ' 1 This extraordinary law continued in force until the dissolution of the government,...
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1636-1700

Samuel Greene Arnold - Rhode Island - 1859
...and agreed, that for the time to tome, no man shall be admitted to the freedom of this body politic, but such as are members of some of the churches within the limits of the same."1 This extraordinary law continued in force until the dissolution of the government,8 and...
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History of the Town of Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts: From ...

Charles Hudson, Joseph Allen - Marlborough (Mass.) - 1862 - 544 pages
...Our pious ancestors guarded the ballot-box with peculiar care. As early as 1631, they ordered that " no man shall be admitted to the freedom of the Commonwealth,...churches within the limits of this jurisdiction." This law operating hardly against some recent emigrants, it was so modified in 1662, that all Englishmen...
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The Congregational Quarterly, Volume 6

Congregationalism - 1864
...ordered and agreed that for time to come noe man shalbc admitted to the freedome of this body polliticke, but such as are members of some of the churches within the lymltts of the same." (.May 18, 163!,) Jia-ords of the Colony of Matt. liny, vol. I., p. 87. Tlie...
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Congregationalism: What it Is; Whence it Is; how it Works; why it is Better ...

Henry Martyn Dexter - Congregationalism - 1865 - 306 pages
...ordered and agreed that for time to come noe man slmibe admitted to the freedome of this bojy polliticke, but such as are members of some of the churches within the ly mitts of the same." (May 1S, 1031,l Records ofthe Colony of Mass. Bay, voi, i, p. S7. The Connecticut...
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The Contemporary Review, Volume 1

Great Britain - 1866
...States," i. 338. fundamental laws, " that no man shall be admitted to the freedom of this body politic, but such as are members of some of the churches within the limits of the same."* As the churches were all of one kind the Independent or Congregational, and as...
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The pilgrim fathers of New England: a history

William Carlos Martyn - Pilgrims (New Plymouth Colony) - 1867 - 432 pages
...and agreed that, for the time to come, no man shall be admitted to the freedom of this body politic but such as are members of some of the churches within the corporate limit.' This rule stood unchanged until after the Restoration. Thus was the elective franchise...
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The New Englander, Volume 26

Social sciences - 1867
...ordered and agreed that for time to come noe man shalbe admitted to the freedome of this body polliticke, but such as are members of some of the churches within the ' See North American Review, Izxxiv., p. 453. f Monrt's Relation, p. 3. \ Mau. Col. Rtc., i., 73. lymitts...
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