Publications of the Colonial Society of Massachusetts, Volume 1
The Society, 1895 - Local history
Primarily consists of: Transactions, v. 1, 3, 5-8, 10-14, 17-21, 24-28, 32, 34-35, 38, 42-43; and: Collections, v. 2, 4, 9, 15-16, 22-23, 29-31, 33, 36-37, 39-41; also includes lists of members.
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Adam American Antinomian Antiquarian Society appears appointed Association Benjamin Apthorp Gould Boston Bristol called Capt Charles Charter Church collecting and preserving Committee Company copy Corporation Cotton Cotton Mather Council County Court Denison early edition Edward Election Sermon England father Francis Francis Parkman Genealogical George Goodell Governor grant Harvard College held Henry honor Hutchinson Ibid incorporated Increase Mather Indians interest issued January John Saffin John Wheelwright Joseph land letter Leverett Saltonstall March Massachusetts Bay Massachusetts Colony Massachusetts Colony Records Massachusetts Historical Society Massachusetts Society matter memory Negro officers organization papers Parkman persons petition Plymouth Plymouth Colony preached preacher present President printed Proceedings Province Laws published purpose Salem Samuel Samuel Sewall says Secretary Sewall Sewall's Shepard Suffolk Thomas Thomas Moulson Thomas Shepard tion town Treasurer volumes vote wife Willett William Winthrop
Page 131 - FOR, behold, the Lord, the Lord of hosts, Doth take away from Jerusalem and from Judah the stay and the staff, The whole stay of bread, and the whole stay of water, The mighty man, and the man of war, The judge, and the prophet, and the prudent, and the ancient, The captain of fifty, and the honourable man, And the counsellor, and the cunning artificer, and the eloquent orator.
Page 240 - AN INCESSANT ATTENTION TO PRESERVE INVIOLATE THOSE EXALTED RIGHTS AND LIBERTIES OF HUMAN NATURE FOR WHICH THEY HAVE FOUGHT AND BLED AND WITHOUT WHICH THE HIGH RANK OF A RATIONAL BEING IS A CURSE INSTEAD OF A BLESSING.
Page 240 - ... inviolate those exalted rights and liberties of human nature for which they have fought and bled, and without which the high rank of a rational being is a curse instead of a blessing. An unalterable determination to promote and cherish, between the respective states, that union and national honor so essentially necessary to their happiness and the future dignity of the American empire.
Page 167 - You have the Pyrrhic dance as yet, Where is the Pyrrhic phalanx gone? Of two such lessons, why forget The nobler and the manlier one?
Page 65 - To commemorate that train of events which led to the American Revolution and finally secured Liberty and Independence to the United States.
Page 64 - Boston, for the purpose of establishing and perpetuating a library of the religious history and litera- • ture of New England, and for the erection of a suitable building for the accommodation of the same, and for the use of charitable societies...
Page 398 - My fathers and brethren, this is never to be forgotten, that New England is originally a plantation of religion, not a plantation of trade.
Page 240 - Cincinnatus, and being resolved to follow his Example by returning to their Citizenship, they think they may with Propriety denominate themselves The Society of the Cincinnati.