The Essex Antiquarian, Volume 12

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Sidney Perley
Essex Antiquarian, 1908 - Essex County (Mass.)
 

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Page 48 - to make the thills; The crossbars were ash, from the straightest trees, The panels of white-wood, that cuts like cheese, The hubs of logs from the "Settler's ellum,"— But lasts like iron for things like these; Last of its timber,—they couldn't sell 'em, Never an axe had seen their chips, And the wedges flew from between their lips,
Page 49 - Their blunt ends frizzled like celery-tips ; Step and prop-iron, bolt and screw, Spring, tire, axle, and linch-pin too, Steel of the finest, bright and blue; Thoroughbrace bison-skin, thick and wide; Boot, top, dasher from tough old hide Found in the pit when the tanner died. That was the way he " put her through,"— " There !" said the Deacon, " naow she'll dew 1
Page 148 - provided, however, that the provisions of this amendment shall not apply to any person prevented by a physical disability from complying with its requisitions, nor to any person who now has the right to vote, nor to any persons who shall be sixty years of age or upwards at the time
Page 143 - shall have full power and authoritie to choose, nominate, and appointe such and soe many others as they shall thinke fitt, and that shall be willing to accept the same, to be free of the said Company and Body, and them into the same to admitt.
Page 48 - He would build one shay to beat the taown 'n the keountry 'n all the kentry raoun'; It should be so built that it couldn' break daown: " Fur," said the Deacon, " Ys mighty plain Thut the weakes
Page 148 - No person having served in the army or navy of the United States in time of war, and having been honorably discharged from such service, if otherwise qualified to vote, shall be disqualified therefor on account of being a pauper ; or, if a pauper, because of the non-payment of a poll tax.
Page 143 - Assistants of the same Company, to be from tyme to tyme constituted, elected, and chosen out of the freemen of the saide Company, for the tyme being, in such manner and forme as hereafter in theis presents is expressed.
Page 147 - of twenty-one years of age and upwards, having a freehold estate within the commonwealth, "of the annual income of three pounds, or any estate of the value of sixty pounds," and
Page 144 - of twenty-one years of age and upwards, having a freehold estate within the commonwealth, "of the annual income of three pounds, or any estate of the value of sixty pounds,
Page 148 - unless he shall have resided within the jurisdiction of the United States for two years subsequent to his naturalization, and shall be otherwise qualified, according to the constitution and laws of this commonwealth : provided, that this amendment shall not affect the rights which

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