An Historical Sketch of Rev. Samuel Hall, First Minister of Cheshire, Conn

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Stafford Printing Company, 1887 - 24 pages
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Page 19 - A prophet is not without honor, except in his own country, and among his own kin, and in his own house.
Page 11 - In 1787 he was a delegate to the convention that framed the Constitution of the United States and was one of its signers.
Page 14 - who, "retaining a strong tincture of republican or Oliverian principles, have entered into an agreement among themselves to adopt both the resolutions and associations of the continental congress." On the revolutionary altars erected within the Midway district were the fires of resistance to the dominion of England earliest kindled ; and of all the patriots of that uncompromising community Lyman Hall, by his counsel, exhortations, and determined spirit, added stoutest fuel to the flames.
Page 6 - She was a Lady of an excellent character For prudence, Industry and Economy For Virtue and Piety For Kindness, Benevolence and Sociability And for a certain NoblenefT of Spirit and Dignity of Manners. She lived an Honor and Ornament To the Families with which she was connected And Died in this City June 3rd 1774 Aet.
Page 5 - His grandfather, John Lowell, was a member of the Continental Congress and chief justice of the First United States Circuit Court.
Page 4 - Lyman Hall, Governor of Georgia and signer of the Declaration of Independence, and Col. Street Hall, a revolutionary officer and Representative from Wallingford 1777 to 1787, are probably best known.
Page 6 - Her two sons by her second marriage graduated at this College, in 1751 and 1753, and her only daughter by the same marriage married the Rev. Seth Pomeroy (YC 1753). Her gravestone, in New Haven, bears the following record : " She was a Lady of an excellent character for Prudence, Industry and (Economy, for Virtue and Piety, for Kindness, Benevolence, and Sociability, and for a certain Nobleness of Spirit and Dignity of manners. She lived an Honor and ornament to the families with which she was connected,...

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