Paine Family Records: A Journal of Genealogical and Biographical Information Respecting the American Families of Payne, Paine, Payn &c, Volume 1

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Henry D. Paine
Albany, J. Munsell, printer, 1880
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Page 132 - ... these, with the reservation of stated services and payments, on the most considerable of his adventurers. These great barons, who held immediately of the crown, shared out a great part of their lands to other foreigners, who were denominated knights or vassals, and who paid their lord the same duty and submission in peace and war, which he himself owed to his sovereign. The whole kingdom contained about seven hundred chief tenants, and sixty thousand two hundred and fifteen knights...
Page 67 - CD, in possession, by delivering him one silver candelabra, &c., on the sealing hereof; in witness whereof I have hereunto put my hand and seal, this...
Page 67 - Collins executors of this my last will and testament, hereby revoking all other wills by me heretofore made and declaring this to be my last will and testament.
Page 58 - Voted, that the town clerk do, in the presence of the town, obliterate, erase, or otherwise deface the said recorded protest, and the names thereto subscribed, so that it may become utterly illegible and unintelligible...
Page 155 - In hand paid, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, have given, granted, bargained and sold, and by these presents do give, grant, bargain and sell...
Page 55 - Qod, when the Peace of this Country is restored you may be restored to taste the sweets of domestic Life the only Source of Happiness in this World, I am with the Sincerest Esteem Your true Friend & Loving Brother, S. PAINE. Since my beginning this, the brave Abercromby is dead of a wound he reed in...
Page 54 - Grenadiers and light Infantry of the whole Army reinforced to about 3000 under the conduct of the Gallant Lord Howe & Abercromby Embarked from the Long Wharf with 12 Brass pieces, & landed at a Point of Land back of Charlestown, in full view of the Rebels who still kept their post. The Troops being...
Page 55 - Clinton embarkd in four Transports, their Destination not known, but no doubt Salem Marblehead Newbury &c will be in ashes before night. All the Troops ordered to New York are now to come here, which Including Preston's Regiment of Light Horse, which has arrived safe and in fine order, will make abt 20 Regiments so that we may Expect a Bloody Summer, for my Countrymen fight well for them and are determined at all events to die or conquer.
Page 145 - At the time of his decease he was a member of the House of Representatives. He was struck with paralysis in the very seat from which he had so many times electrified the nation with his fervent and cogent oratory.
Page 54 - Troops marched on towards the Hill, for the Intrenchments, under a most heavy fire of Artillery, on both sides : Never did I see such a day ; I was on Beacon Hill in full Prospect, in about thirty minutes the Troops were nigh the Works Exposed to an amazing fire of Small Arms, for by this Time, the Rebels amounted to 10,000. In a few...

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