A Discourse on the Life and Character of the Late Hon. Leverett Saltonstall: Delivered in the North Church, Salem, Mass., Sunday, May 18, 1845

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Page 47 - Now our Lord Jesus Christ himself, and God, even our Father, which hath loved us, and hath given us everlasting consolation and good hope through grace, Comfort your hearts, and stablish you in every good word and work.
Page 32 - The Humble Request of His Majesty's Loyall Subjects, the Governor and the Company late gone for New England; to the rest of their Brethren in and of the Church of England...
Page 36 - The General Court, conceiving themselves bound by the first opportunity to bear witness against the heinous and crying sin of man-stealing, as also to prescribe such timely redress for what...
Page 34 - I unfeignedly love and respect, it doth not a little grieve my spirit to hear what sad things are reported daily of your tyranny and persecution in New England, as that you fine, whip, and imprison men for their consciences.
Page 40 - He was a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and of the Massachusetts Historical Society. The degree of Doctor of Laws was conferred on him by Harvard College. He cherished an ardent affection for the places of his education, Harvard College and Phillips, Exeter Academy.
Page 38 - Judge Saltonstall was a man of talents and learning. He was distinguished for generous and elegant hospitality, and for bountiful liberality to the poor. His address was polished, affable, and winning, his temper was gentle and benevolent, and he enjoyed the love and esteem of all. He died in 1756, and left three sons and two daughters; one of the latter was married to Colonel George Watson, of Plymouth, and the other to Rev.
Page 27 - With a full appreciation of the signal blessings with which he had been surrounded ; with a devout thankfulness to Him, from whom they flowed ; with a deep sense of all that is implied in a change from the seen and palpable of this world, to the unseen and unknown realities of a future state of being ; he reaped, at last, and felt the full efficacy of the blessing of the ascension gift of the Saviour of the world : " Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you : not as the world giveth, give...
Page 35 - To the honored general court. The oath I took this yeare att my enterance upon the place of assistante was to this effect: That I would truly endeavour the advancement of the gospell and the good of the people of this plantation (to the best of my skill) dispencing justice equally and impartially (according to the laws of God and this land) in all cases wherein I act by virtue of my place.
Page 37 - Mr. Samuel Willard. Major N. Saltonstall, Esq. who was one of the judges, has left the court, and is very much dissatisfied with the proceedings of it.
Page 34 - I hope you do not assume to yourselves infallibility of judgment, when the most learned of the apostles confesseth he knew but in part, and saw but darkly, as through a glass...

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