History of the Colony of New Haven: Before and After the Union with Connecticut. Containing a Particular Description of the Towns which Composed that Government, Viz., New Haven, Milford, Guilford, Branford, Stamford, & Southold, L. I., with a Notice of the Towns which Have Been Set Off from "the Original Six."

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Hitchcock & Stafford, 1838 - Branford (Conn. : Town) - 216 pages

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Page 51 - And I charged your judges at that time, saying, Hear the causes between your brethren, and judge righteously between every man and his brother, and the stranger that is with him. Ye shall not respect persons in judgment ; but ye shall hear the small as well as the great : ye shall not be afraid of the face of man ; for the judgment is God's : and the cause that is too hard for you, bring it unto me, and I will hear it.
Page 194 - What do you pay in?" says the merchant. The buyer having answered, then the price is set; as suppose he wants a sixpenny knife, in pay it is twelve pence — in pay as money, eight pence, and hard money its own price, viz., six pence.
Page 50 - And it being feared thatt the report of the sin was heard farther th[an] the report of his satisfaction, a course was concluded on to make the satisfaction known to as many as heard of the sinn.
Page 61 - Suddenly, and in the midst of the people there appeared a man of very venerable aspect, and different from the inhabitants in his apparel, who took the command, arranged, and ordered them in the best military manner, and under his direction they repelled and routed the Indians, and the town was saved. He immediately vanished...
Page 61 - Here they remained concealed for fifteen or sixteen years, very few persons in the colony being privy to it. The last account of Goffe is from a letter, dated Ebenezer, the name they gave their several places of abode, April 2, 1679.
Page 49 - ... that shall be most approved of the major part to begin the church. This was agreed upon by consent of all, as was expressed by holding up of hands, and that so many as should be thought fit for the foundation work of...
Page 62 - Haven town ; being publicly declared, from the deliberate judgment of the most understanding men, to be a place of no comfortable subsistence for the present inhabitants there. But if Connecticut do join, the planters are generally willing to bear their just proportions for erecting and maintaining of a College there.
Page 49 - Deuteronomy 17. 15. he was convinced at home. Another said that he came doubting to the assembly, but he blessed GOD, by what had...
Page 57 - Mr. Davenport, besides many other friends, with many fears, as well as prayers and tears, they set sail. Mr. Davenport, in prayer, with an observable emphasis, used these words: Lord, if it be thy pleasure to bury these our friends in the bottom of the sea, they are thine; save them!
Page 58 - This was the mould of their ship, and this was her tragick end,' but Mr. Davenport also in publick declared to this effect, 'That God had condescended, for the quieting of their afflicted spirits, this extraordinary account of his sovereign disposal of those for whom so many fervent prayers were made continually.

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