A history of the American and puritanical family of Sutliff or Sutliffe: spelled Sutcliffe in England. The first American family (A.D. 1614) connected with New England, and amongst the first to be connected with the settlement of the original English possessions in the New World, and a genealogy of all the descendants through Nathaniel Sutliff, jr

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Kelmscott Press, 1909 - 199 pages
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Wonderfully written account of the Southcliffs of England. The original name had later been changed to Sutliff, Sutliffe, Sutcliffe (and other variations) in an attempt to hide their identity in the new world. The motto on the coat of arms, Foy en Tout translates to Faith in All.

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Page 7 - Name of the Council Established at Plymouth in the County of Devon, for the Planting, Ruling, Ordering and Governing of New England in America...
Page 8 - ... Dean assisted and encouraged him in his schemes. After describing his successful voyage and giving an enthusiastic account of the New World, he adds: "It pleased Sir Ferdinando Gorges and Master Doctor Sutcliffe, Dean of Exeter, to conceive so well of these projects and my former employments there, to make a new adventure with me in these parts, whither they have so often sent to their continual losse.
Page 8 - Comes out a description of New England, or the Observations and Discoveries of captain John Smith, (admiral of that country) in 1614...
Page 10 - May, 1685, leaving an estate of 1751 19 6d; he therefore at the time of his death was one of the wealthiest men in the town.
Page 29 - Brinkerhoff. dissenting from the other three judges, held that the prisoners ought to be discharged; and he embodied his reasons in a most able and thorough argument. Of this opinion Mr. Sumner, in a letter, containing expressions of warm admiration and commendation, and declaring his confidence that its doctrines were law and must finally be adopted, said: "In delivering your opinion on this subject, you have erected a monument to yourself in the judicial history of the country.
Page 15 - December 19, 1644-45, and according to the church records "in 1645 ye 16 d. and 1 m., Hannah ye daughter of our brother John Plympton, and his wife Jane our sister, was baptized.
Page 22 - Pond shall be for the time being between Nathaniel Sutliff and John Sutliff on ye east side of the street.
Page 141 - at the foot of Chestnut Hill on the old road going directly up the hil1.
Page 33 - He was of powerful physique, sprightly and active; visiting well into his old age his offspring...
Page 130 - He was a man of large frame, six feet or more in height, full of physical and mental vigor, and possessed with an intensity of purpose.

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