History of the Town of Fitchburg, Massachusetts

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Fitchburg centennial committee, 1865 - Fitchburg (Mass.) - 128 pages
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Page 58 - Provided, nevertheless, and be it further enacted, that the said town of Fitchburgh shall pay their proportion of all Town, County, and Province Taxes already set on or granted to be raised by said town of Lunenburg as if this act had not been made.
Page 59 - As you are now so once was I; As I am now, so you must be Prepare for death and follow me.
Page 27 - At a Great and General Court, or Assembly, for His Majesty's Province of the Massachusetts Bay, in New England, begun and held at Boston upon Wednesday the 28th. day of May 1755 and continued by Prorogation unto Wednesday the 6th. of August following, and then Met.
Page 58 - Township 9 qualified by law to vote in Town affairs, to meet at such time and place as shall be therein set forth, to choose all such officers as shall be necessary to manage the affairs of said Township, And ~be it further enacted, that the freeholders of the said Town...
Page 58 - Fitchburgh, and that the said town be invested with all the powers, privileges and immunities that other towns in this Province do or may by law enjoy : That of sending a Representative to the General Assembly only excepted, and that the inhabitants of said town shall have full power and right from time to time to join with the said town of Lunenburg in the choice of a Representative or Representatives, and be subject to pay their proportionable part of the charges, who may be chosen either in the...
Page 58 - Lunenburg or the town of Fitchburgh, in which choice they shall enjoy all the privileges which by law they would have been entitled to if this act had not been made; and the Selectmen of the town of Lunenburg shall issue their Warrant to one or more of the Constables of...
Page 83 - Voted, That . if the Honorable Continental Congress should, for the safety of these United Colonies, declare them independent of the Kingdom of Great Britain, that we, the inhabitants of the town of Fitchburg, will, with our lives and fortunes, support them in the measure.
Page 60 - ... mother of the cub came to the rescue of her offspring. Gibson retreated, and the bear attacked him in the rear, to the manifest detriment of his pantaloons. This finally compelled him to face his unwelcome antagonist and they closed in a more than fraternal embrace. Gibson, being the more skillful wrestler of the two, threw Bruin and they came to the ground together.
Page 74 - Fitchburg to pass such .resolves concerning their rights and privileges as free members of society, as they were willing to die in maintaining — and to send them, in the form of a report, to the Committee of Correspondence in Boston.
Page 82 - Council, verified the change which had been made in the language of the instrument; and continued its authority, in the name of " THE GOVERNMENT AND PEOPLE OF THE MASSACHUSETTS BAY IN NEW ENGLAND...

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