The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Volume 32

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The Society, 1878 - New England
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Vols. 37-52 (1883-98) include section: Genealogical gleanings in England, by H. F. Waters.

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378 wb green marries daughter of robert g. shaw, esq

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The PDF file of this book is missing page 223, which should contain information about the Davenport family. That's a rather essential omission, given the relationship of the Davenport's to such matters as the creation of Yale University.

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Page 121 - Worshipful Grand Lodge of the Most Ancient and Honorable Fraternity of Free and Accepted Masons...
Page 385 - Vast honour is paid him ; he dresses in silk, and these English run after him like mad people, so that he can enlist as many of them as he pleases and a number of our own rogues besides.
Page 382 - ... to sail to all parts, countries, and seas of the east, of the west, and of the north...
Page 248 - Eton, and at Trinity college, Cambridge, where he took the degree of BA in 1774, and, in 1775 and 1776, gained some academical prizes.
Page 382 - ... to seek out, discover, and find whatsoever isles, countries, regions, or provinces of the heathen and infidels whatsoever they be, and in what part of the world soever they be, which before this time have been unknown to all Christians.
Page 374 - If any man attempts to haul down the American flag, shoot him on the spot!
Page 384 - The king has promised that in the spring our countryman shall have ten ships, armed to his order, and at his request has conceded him all the prisoners, except such as are confined for high treason, to man his fleet. The king has also given him money...
Page 346 - Crosse, then offered the following resolution, which was adopted: "Resolved, That, it is the sense of this...
Page 416 - Butcher, and others, were Mr. of their Arts or professions, or no, I know not; but this I am sure of: I had excellent fat Beefe, strong Beere, good wheaten Bread, good Iseland Ling, Butter and Cheese of the best, admirable Sacke and Aqua...
Page 384 - He coasted for 300 leagues and landed, saw no human beings, but he has brought hither to the king certain snares, which had been set to catch game, and a needle for making nets; he also found some felled trees, wherefore he supposed there were inhabitants, and returned to his ship in alarm. He was three months on the voyage, and on his return saw two islands to starboard*, but would not land, time being precious, as he was short of provisions.

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