The Hundredth Anniversary of the City of New Haven: With the Oration by Thomas Rutherford Bacon, July 4, 1884

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Pub. under the direction of N. G. Osborn and B. Mansfield, of the general committee on the centennial celebration, 1885 - Architecture, Colonial - 97 pages

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Page 39 - Therefore thy gates shall be open continually ; they shall not be shut day nor night ; that men may bring unto thee the forces of the Gentiles, and that their kings may be brought.
Page 46 - And these all, having obtained a good report through faith, received not the promise; God having provided some better thing for us, that they without us should not he made perfect.
Page 74 - ... them. Even men of arbitrary principles will be obliged, if they would figure in these States, to assume the patriot so long that they will at length become charmed with the sweets of liberty. Our degree of population is such as to give us reason to expect that this will become a great people. It is probable that within a century from our independence the sun will shine on fifty millions of inhabitants in the United States.
Page 78 - York," and by that name shall and may have continual succession forever hereafter, and shall be able in law to sue and be sued, implead and be impleaded, answer and be answered unto, defend and be defended, in all courts and places whatsoever, and may have a common seal, and may change and alter the same at their pleasure, and...
Page 61 - Beers' store ; and this introduces us to what was, after the College, the intellectual center (in a sense) of New Haven. The store was a part of the proprietor's house, which was also an inn, and he sold — besides books — general groceries, and the best of gin and brandy. Of books he was, I think, one of the largest direct importers in the United States...
Page 67 - The Assembly was then holding its regular fall session in New Haven, and so continued until November 1, when it adjourned to meet again in January in a special session, for the purpose of revising the laws of the State. The October session was made memorable by the announcement of Governor Trumbull's determination to retire from public life at the next election, on account of his advanced age (73). The petition referred to by Dr. Stiles is on file (with 214 signatures) in the State Library. It bases...
Page 92 - ... which meeting may be from time to time adjourned. And a copy of this paragraph of this act...
Page 45 - The lines are fallen to us in pleasant places; yea, we have a goodly heritage...
Page 78 - State, inhabitants within the limits aforesaid, be and hereby are ordained, constituted and declared to be from time to time and forever hereafter, one body corporate and politic in fact and in name, by the name of "The Mayor and Common Council of the city of Newark...
Page 6 - Society, the little one has become a thousand, and the small one a strong nation.

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