The Bangor Historical Magazine, Volume 6

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Joseph Whitcomb Porter
Joseph W. Porter, 1891 - Local history
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Page 226 - And as touching such worldly estate as it hath pleased God to bless me with in this life I give, devise, and dispose of the same in the following manner and form.
Page 124 - In witness whereof the master or purser of the said ship hath affirmed to three bills of lading, all of this tenor and date, the one of which three bills being accomplished, the other two to stand void, and so God send the good ship to her desired port in safety. Amen.
Page 225 - Executors nothing doubting but at the general Resurrection I shall receive the same again by the mighty power of God and as touching such worldly estate wherewith it hath pleased God to bless me in this Life I give...
Page 237 - Honour would be pleased to transmit with all convenient dispatch to His Royal Highness, the Prince Regent of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, the address of the Commons of this Province, representing to His Royal Highness the violation lately made by the Hon.
Page 152 - On the 3d, his remains were followed to the grave by a large concourse of friends and relatives, among whom were his twelve surviving children, and many of his more remote posterity.
Page 64 - Penobscot-Bay; and that application might be made to the officer who commanded the British garrison there, for leave to take a situation convenient for this purpose. Though involved in all the calamities and distresses of a severe war, the government discovered all the attention and readiness to promote the cause of science, which could have been expected in the most peaceable and prosperous times; and passed a resolve, directing the Board of War to fit out the Lincoln galley to convey me to Penobscot,...
Page 279 - V. he shall have been sentenced, the convict shall be furnished with a hammock on which he may sleep, a block of wood on which he may sit, and with such coarse, though wholesome food as may be best suited to a person in a situation designed for grief and penitence; and shall be favored with so much light from the firmament, as may enable him to read the New Testament, which shall be given him as his sole companion and guide to a better life.
Page 124 - God's grace bound for Genoa, to say Four Hampers being marked and numbered as in the margin, and are to be delivered in the like good order and well conditioned, at the aforesaid port of Genoa (the danger of the seas only excepted...
Page 224 - I shall receive the same again by the mighty power of God. And as touching such worldly estate wherewith it has pleased God to bless me in this life I give, demise, and dispose of the same in the following manner and form...
Page 6 - ... in her goodness had contributed four of the King's tents or pavilions, and some munitions of war. Sieur Simon le Maistre had devoted himself earnestly to the freighting and provisioning, and Gilbert du Thet, the Jesuit lay brother, a very industrious man, had not spared himself; so they were amply provided with everything for more than a year, besides the horses and goats which were being taken over for domestic purposes. The ship was of a hundred tons burthen. This expedition, thus fitted out,...

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