Collections of the Connecticut Historical Society, Volume 6

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Published for the Society, 1635 - Connecticut
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Page 19 - Names of such Inhabitances as were Granted lotts. to haue onely at The Townes Courtesie wth liberty to fetch wood & keepe swine or cowes By proportion on the...
Page 128 - ... and indamiadged. It is therefore ordered at the same towne metting that noe prson or prsons In Hartford shall giue entertainement or Receiue any fammily prson or prsons that is not an Inhabitant soe as to Rent any part of his or thair house to him or them wherby he or thaye becom an inmate, without it bee first Concented to by the orderly uoat of the Inhabitanc at some towne metting vnder the forfiture of fiue pounds for euery month to bee Recouered by the townsmen in being by a cours of law...
Page 313 - ... James I., the colonies perceived that their liberties and chartered rights were in danger, and to preserve from the grasp of Sir Edmund Andros, the lands unappropriated, the legislature on the 26th of January, 1686, made a grant to the above-named towns in the following words : " This court grants to the plantations of Hartford and Windsor, those lands on the north of Woodbury and Mattatuck, and on the west of Farmington and Simsbury, to the Massachusetts line north, to run west to Housatonic...
Page 48 - It is further ordered, that if any person hath lost anything that he desireth should be cried in a public meeting, he shall pay for crying of it two pence to Thomas Woodford, to be paid before it be cried ; and the crier shall have a book of the things that he crieth.
Page 288 - Att the Same meeting it was Voted that Every rateable person in this Town, Shall be obliged in the Moneths of March, April, May and June, To Kill one dozen of blackbirds, or else pay one Shilling for the...
Page iii - Samuel Hart, Hartford, James J. Goodwin, Hartford, James Terry, New Haven, Richard A. Wheeler, Stonington, Morris W. Seymour, Bridgeport, Theodore S. Gold, Cornwall, Frank Farnsworth Starr, Middletown, Ellen D. Larned, Thompson; Corresponding Secretary, W.
Page 86 - House as may be suitable for the said employment. It was agreed unto by the Town, that in case any other shall make such an addition to the said sum, that the work may be carried on and finished, either with timber or brick, as may be judged most convenient ; that the building so to be erected, shall not be diverted to any other use or employment, but in a way of (schooling, without the consent of the parties that shall contribute. * • • In a subsequent meeting the following vote was passed :...
Page 63 - It is agreed that thurte pownd a yeer shall be seatled vpon the scoole by the towne for efer...
Page 109 - ... parties that shall contribute. * * * In a subsequent meeting the following vote was passed : The Town chose Mr. Talcott, Mr. Fitch and Goodman Stebbins, John Barnard, as their Committee, to act for them, either in buying or building a house for a school-house ; and if they do agree to build, they are not to exceed the sum of money that was due to the Town from Mr. Goodwin ; and if they buy, they are not to exceed the sum of money due from Mr. Goodwin ; and the Town doth engage to stand what their...
Page 25 - Townsmen [and to h]ave iijd an ower for the same and [if they] or ether of them take anny Cattell [or] swine in the same then to doe their best [to] bring them to the pound either by themselves [or] anny help they shall need...

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