The History of Long Island, from Its Discovery to the Present Time: With Many Important and Interesting Matters, Including Notices of Numerous Individuals and Families, Also a Particular Account of the Different Churches and Ministers
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Page 288 - ... before a justice of the peace to be dealt with according to law...
Page 111 - By ordinance of the high and mighty lords the states general of the United Netherlands.
Page 376 - River in the province of New Jersey, but such planters as are members of some or other of the Congregational Churches, nor shall any but such be chosen to magistracy or to carry on any part of civil judicature or as deputies or assistants to have power to vote in establishing laws and making or repealing them or to any chief military trust or office.
Page 119 - Higansetts, abutting upon the main land between the two rivers there called or known by the several names of Connecticut and Hudson's river, together also with the said river called Hudson's river, and all the land from the west side of Connecticut river to the east side of Delaware bay...
Page 124 - As touching the threats in your conclusion, we have nothing to answer, only that we fear nothing but what God (who is as just as merciful) shall lay upon us; all things being in his gracious disposal, and we may as well be preserved by him with small forces as by a great army; which makes us to wish you all happiness and prosperity, and recommend you to his protection. My lords, your thrice humble and affectionate servant and friend, P. STUYVESANT.
Page 238 - When I first became an inmate of this abode of suffering, despair and death, there were about four hundred prisoners on board, but in a short time they amounted to twelve hundred; and in proportion to our numbers, the mortality increased.
Page 164 - Esq., or, in his absence, to such as for the time being take care for preserving the peace and administering the laws in their Majesties' province of New York, in America.
Page 278 - April in the, 17th year of the reign of our Sovereign Lord CHARLES the Second, by the grace of God, of England, Scotland, France and Ireland, King defender of the faith, &c.