A History of the Town of Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts: From Its Earliest Settlement to 1832 : and of the Adjoining Towns, Bedford, Acton, Lincoln, and Carlisle, Containing Various Notices of County and State History Not Before Published
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Page 20 - ... to the knowledge and obedience of the only true God and Saviour of mankind, and the Christian faith, which in our royal intention, and the adventurers' free profession, is the principal end of this plantation.
Page 94 - LORD every morning and every evening burnt sacrifices and sweet incense: the shewbread also set they in order upon the pure table; and the candlestick of gold with the lamps thereof, to burn every evening: for we keep the charge of the LORD our God; but ye have forsaken him. 12 And, behold, God himself is with us for our captain, and his priests with sounding trumpets to cry alarm against you. O children of Israel, fight ye not against the LORD God of your fathers; for ye shall not prosper.
Page 210 - God wills us free ; — man wills us slaves. I will as God wills ; God's will be done. Here lies the body of JOHN JACK, A native of Africa, who died March, 1773, aged about sixty years.
Page 84 - The Charter Granted by Their Majesties King William and Queen Mary to the Inhabitants of the Massachusetts Bay in New England (Boston, MDCCXLII).
Page 13 - Concord to view some land for farms, and, going down the river about four miles, they made choice of a place for one thousand acres for each of them. They offered each other the first choice, but because the deputy's was first granted, and himself had store of land already, the governour yielded him the choice.
Page 256 - For it was not an enemy that reproached me ; then I could have borne it : neither was it he that hated me that did magnify himself against me ; then I would have hid myself from him : 13 But it was thou, a man mine equal, my guide, and mine acquaintance. 14 We took sweet counsel together, and walked unto the house of God in company.
Page 86 - That as, in consequence of the former resolve, all business at the Inferior Court of Common Pleas and Court of General Sessions of the Peace next to be holden at...
Page 12 - Providence," speaking of the first settlers of this town, with whom he was contemporary, tells us that...
Page 351 - Lord's sake do not kill me, he replied, "damn you," one that stood near said, "we will not hurt the woman, if she will go out of the house, but we will surely burn it.