History of the Town of Hampton, New Hampshire: From Its Settlement in 1638, to the Autumn of 1892, Volume 2

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Salem Press Publishing and Printing Company, 1894 - Hampton (N.H.)
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Page 1061 - Behold and see, as you pass by, As you are now so once was I; As I am now so you must be, Prepare for death and follow me.
Page 862 - At Hampton, a Town about Fifty miles from this place, there were Twin sisters, whose names were Bridget and Jane Moulton. The perpetual Harmony and Sympathy between the sisters was the observation of all the neighbourhood. They were never contented except they were together. If the one were desirous to go abroad, the other would be impatient of staying at home. If the one were merry, the other would be airy. If the one were troubled, the other would be chagrin[ed.] When one was for carding, the other...
Page 862 - Ridere simul [weep and laugh at the same time], were numberless. They lived a Virgin life, and in this good accord, reached about three-score years. Then Death after a short sickness arrested the one of them. The other grew full of pain, and bid her friends not be in a hurry about her sister's funeral for hers must accompany it. By dying within a few hours after her sister, she answered their expectations. Mr. John Cotton, the worthy minister of the place, preached a Funeral sermon for this occasion...
Page 590 - The experiment being tried, the staff fell to the southwest, and in that direction he bent his steps, travelling to Woburn, where he offered the widow Wyman his hand.
Page 739 - He was a millwright by trade and a mill owner (Chapter xxxi) ; but he was also a prominent man in the town and province. He was twice chosen a commissioner to settle the Salisbury line; was selectman, two years ; assistant of the Inferior Court ; a justice of the Court of Sessions ; councillor from 1685 to 1689, and again from 1692 to 1698 ; and Chief Justice of the Court of Common Pleas, 1697-8.
Page 1067 - England, we shall keep and guard surely and faithfully the said fort in the behalf of the power that now governeth in England, to surrender to the person of the Protestant religion that shall be nominated or sent by the power abovesaid. These are our most sincere intentions that we are glad to manifest as well...
Page 778 - Tho: Savage on the west. And this was by an absolute deed of sale date 19 (2) 1648.
Page 822 - Feb. 1707. The tragedy of Captain Locke's death occurred during King William's war, when men went armed, to their daily work. It is said that, having stood his gun against a rock, he was reaping grain, when several Indians crept stealthily up behind and shot him with his own weapon. Supposing him dead, they rushed upon him, for his scalp, when he revived, struck out with, his sickle and cut off the nose of one of the Indians. Years afterward, a son of his met a noseless Indian in Portsmouth ; the...
Page 1034 - Episcopal church, but later ( 1882) he began the study of medicine and was graduated from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Baltimore, Md., in 1885.
Page 890 - Massachusetts two years, and was at one time marshal of the old County of Norfolk. He was also a member of various committees raised by the town from time to time. In 1660...

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