A Genealogical Register of the First Settlers of New England: ... To which are Added Various Genealogical and Biographical Notes, Collected from Ancient Records, Manuscripts, and Printed Works

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Carter, Andrews & Company, 1829 - New England - 351 pages
 

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Page ii - DISTRICT OF MASSACHUSETTS.— to wit: District Clerk's Office. BE IT REMEMBERED, That on the...
Page ii - Co. of the said district, have deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof they claim as proprietors, in the words following, to wit : " Tadeuskund, the Last King of the Lenape. An Historical Tale." In conformity to the Act of the Congress of the United States...
Page ii - States entitled an act for the encouragement of learning hy securing the copies of maps, charts and books to the author., and proprietors of such copies during the times therein mentioned, and also to an act entitled an act supplementary to an act, entitled an act for the encouragement of learning by securing the copies of maps, charts and books to the authors and proprietors of such copies during the times therein mentioned and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing, engraving and...
Page 10 - England, and alighted with eight sons, near Mount Wollaston. One of the sons returned to England ; and after taking time to explore the Country, four removed to Medfield and the neighboring towns; two to Chelmsford. One only, Joseph, who lies here at his left hand, remained here, who was an original proprietor in the Township of Braintree, incorporated in the year 1639.
Page ii - twas that, as our great OWEN hath expressed it, "Multitudes of pious, peaceable Protestants, were driven, by their severities, to leave their native country, and seek a refuge for their lives and liberties, with freedom for the worship of God, in a wilderness, in the ends of the earth.
Page iii - ... it is not improbable that the arrival of the puritan fathers of New England will form a more memorable epoch in history, than the conquest of England does in that country ; and that posterity, a few centuries hence, will experience as much pleasure in tracing back their ancestry to the New England colonists, as some of the English feel in being able to deduce their descent from the Normans.
Page 105 - I have lived in a country seven years, and all that time I never heard one profane oath, and all that time I never did see a man drunk in that land.
Page 163 - Arabella, who left an earthly paradise in the family of an Earldom, to encounter the sorrows of a wilderness, for the entertainments of a pure worship in the house of God ; and then immediately left that wilderness for the Heavenly paradise, whereto the compassionate Jesus, of whom she was a follower, called her.
Page ii - An act supplementary to an act, entitled, * An act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts, and books to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the times therein mentioned,* and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing, engraving, and etching historical and other prints.
Page iii - We are all curious to know something respecting those who have preceded us on the stage of action ; and there has begun a curiosity among many of the present generation to trace back their progenitors, in an uninterrupted series, to those who first landed on the bleak and inhospitable shores of NewEngland. And it is not improbable that the arrival of the puritan fathers of...

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