Samuel Carpenter and his descendants

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Printed for private circulation by J.B. Lippincott company, 1912 - 319 pages
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Page 7 - A collection of the sufferings of the people called Quakers, for the testimony of a good conscience...
Page 34 - And Be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid that the dayes of the Week and ye months of the year shall be called as in Scripture, & not by Heathen names (as are vulgarly used) as the first, second and third days of ye Week and first second and third months of ye year, and beginning with ye Day called Sunday and the month called March.
Page 45 - Oh !' said Lord Herbert, I thought he was such an one, he keeps his hat so fast upon the block.' Then, he intending and preparing to come down a great steep ditch, I stepped down to lend him my hand to help him ; another priest would have stepped between me and him, but Lord Herbert refused the priest's help, and stopping a little, said to the priest, ' Here is a brother that stands by will say, ' the blind leads the blind and both will fall into the ditch.
Page 45 - Office, near the highway side, and not far from Llyssin, where we beheld them bowling. We considered with each other, which way to take, there being a peevish priest, the said lord's chaplain, with them ; so I asked Thomas Lloyd, whether he would engage the priest in discourse, or go to the said lord; which he chose...
Page 13 - I am Building another Brick house by mine, which is three large Stories high, besides a good large Brick Cellar under it, of two Bricks and a half thickness in the wall, and the next story half under Ground, the Cellar hath an Arched Door for a Vault to go (under the Street) to the River, and so to bring in goods, or deliver out.
Page 13 - And since I built my Brick House, the foundation of which was laid at thy going, which I did design after a good manner to incourage others, and that from building with Wood, it being the first, many take example, and some that built Wooden Houses, are sorry for it : Brick building is said to be as cheap : Bricks are exceeding good, and better than when I built: More Makers fallen in, and Bricks cheaper, they were before at 16 s. English per 1000, and now many brave Brick Houses are going up, with...
Page 44 - Dolobran (Dolau Bran, or Dol Ebran), once the residence of a family named Lloyd, descendants of Celynin, of Llwydiarth, and he of Aleth, lord of Dyved. Celynin bore sable he-goat argent, attired and unguled or. In the reign of Charles II, Charles Lloyd, Esq., of this place, and Thomas Lloyd, his brother, became early converts to the tenets of Richard Davies, of Cloddiau Cochion, the first Welsh quaker, and suffered much, for conscience' sake, in that age of bigoted intolerance.
Page 45 - My friend Thomas Lloyd and I were moved to go and visit most of the justices that had a hand in committing friends to prison ; we began at the farthest justice towards Machynlleth, and came down to Edward Lord Herbert, Baron of...
Page 46 - A Tryall of the Spirits, or a Discovery of False Prophets, and a Caveat to beware of them; or a short Treatise on 1 John iv. 1. Wherein is discovered, by the light of God's Word, expounded by antiquity, that several Doctrines of the Papists, Presbyterians, Independents, and Quakers, are disagreeable to the Holy Scripture, and carefully to be avoided by every Man that loves the Salvation of his Soul. Pro Ecclesia clamitant, et contra Ecclesiam dimicant. Cypr.
Page 15 - Decease or other incapacity, I do by these Presents give and Grant to the said Edward Shippen, Jno. Guest, Samuel Carpenter, Willm. Clark, Thos. Story, Griffith Owen, Phineas Pemberton. Samll. ffinney, Caleb Pusey and John Blunston, or any five of them, to Exercise all and Singular the powers, Jurisdiction and authorities whatsoever, to me & my heirs, by Vertue of the Royal Charter or Letters...

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