The Code of 1650: Being a Compilation [of] the Earliest Laws and Orders of the General Court of Connecticut : Also, the Constitution, Or Civil Compact, Entered Into and Adopted by the Towns of Windsor, Hartford and Wethersfield in 1638-9. To which is Added Some Extracts from the Laws and Judicial Proceeding[s] of New-Haven Colony Commonly Called Blue Laws

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S. Andrus and Son, 1850 - Connecticut - 119 pages
 

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Page 29 - If a man have a stubborn and rebellious son, which will not obey the voice of his father or the voice of his mother, and that when they have chastened him, will not hearken unto them...
Page 11 - Forasmuch as it hath pleased the Almighty God by the wise disposition of his divine providence so to Order and dispose of things that we the Inhabitants and Residents of Windsor...
Page 18 - THE free fruition of such liberties, immunities, and privileges as humanity, civility, and Christianity call for as due to every man in his place and proportion...
Page 12 - Confederation together, to maintain and preserve the liberty and purity of the Gospel of our Lord Jesus which we now profess, as also, the discipline of the Churches, which according to the truth of the said Gospel is now practiced amongst us; as also in our civil affairs to be guided and governed according to such Laws, Rules, Orders and Decrees as shall be made, ordered, and decreed as followeth...
Page 4 - THE CODE OF 1650. Being a Compilation of the Earliest Laws and Orders of the General Court of Connecticut...
Page 39 - And further, that all parents and masters do breed and bring up their children and apprentices in some honest, lawful calling, labor, or employment, either in husbandry or some other trade, profitable for themselves and the commonwealth, if they will not or cannot train them up in learning to fit them for higher employments.
Page 115 - WHETHER the scriptures do hold forth a perfect rule for the direction and government of all men in all duties which they are to perform to GOD and men, as well in families and commonwealth, as in matters of the church?
Page 117 - The former answered that all the free planters ought to resume this power into their own hands again if things were not orderly carried.
Page 117 - ... magistrates and officers from among themselves, and the power of making and repealing laws, according to the word, and the dividing of inheritances, and deciding of differences that may arise, and all the businesses of like nature are to be transacted by those free burgesses...
Page 38 - Forasmuch as the good education of children is of singular behoof and benefit to any commonwealth, and whereas many parents and masters are too indulgent and negligent of their duty in that kind...

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