A History of the Allerton Family in the United States: 1585 to 1885, and a Genealogy of the Descendants of Isaac Allerton, "Mayflower Pilgrim," Plymouth, Mass., 1620

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Higginson Book Company, 1900 - 149 pages
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Page 17 - In ye name of God, Amen. We whose names are underwritten, the loyall subjects of our dread soveraigne Lord, King James, by ye grace of God...
Page 17 - God, and one of another, covenant and combine our selves togeather into a civill body politick, for our better ordering and preservation and furtherance of...
Page 120 - He was wise and discreet and well spoken, having a grave and deliberate utterance, of a very cheerful spirit, very sociable and pleasant amongst his friends, of an humble and modest mind, of a peaceable disposition, undervaluing himself and his own abilities and sometime overvaluing others.
Page 17 - Viginia, doe by thefe prefents folemnly, and mutualy, in ye prefence of God, and of one another, covenant and combine ourfelves togeather into a civil body politik for our better ordering and prefervation and furtherance of ye end aforefaid, and by vertue hearof to enacte, conftitute and frame fuch juft and equal lawes, ordinances...
Page 24 - About four in the morning we were near our port. We shot off two pieces of ordnance, and sent our skiff to Mr.
Page 120 - ... lift up themselves, being rise from nothing, and haveing litle els in them to comend them but a few fine cloaths, or a litle riches more then others. In teaching, he was very moving & stirring of affections, also very plaine & distincte in what he taught ; by which means he became ye more profitable to ye hearers.
Page 118 - They ordinarily mett at his house on ye Lords day, (which was a manor of ye bishops,) and with great love he entertained them when they came, making provission for them to his great charge...
Page 81 - The relator is an honorably discharged soldier, who served in the Union army during the War of the Rebellion, and had never served in the Confederate army.
Page 118 - The Pilgrims, attempting to remove to Holland in the latter part of 1607, were imprisoned at Boston through the treachery of the master of the ship that was engaged to transport them. Bradford says that...
Page 17 - On the llth day of November. 1620 (old style), there was drawn on the lid of a chest on board of the Mayflower in Plymouth harbor, and signed by forty-one of the principal men of the first band of Pilgrims, a platform of government known as the Compact, and which gave to these people the claim of being the first "signers" of this great and free United States of America.

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