Official Report of the Reunion of the Descendants of Governor Thomas Dudley: Containing an Account of the Preliminary Arrangements, Business Meeting, Organization, Reception and Dinner of the Governor Thomas Dudley Family Association

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Salem Observer Book and Job Print, 1893 - 103 pages
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Page 103 - ... having the testimony of a good conscience; in the communion of the catholic Church ; in the confidence of a certain faith ; in the comfort of a reasonable, religious, and holy hope ; in favour with thee our God, and in perfect charity with the world.
Page 81 - Saturday, 12.] About four in the morning we were near our port. We shot off two pieces of ordnance, and sent our skiff to Mr. Peirce his ship (which lay in the harbor, and had been there [blank] days before). About an hour after, Mr. Allerton1 came aboard us in a shallop as he was sailing to Pemaquid.
Page 59 - My dissolution is in view ; Eleven times seven near lived have I, And now God calls, I willing die : My shuttle's shot, my race is run...
Page 17 - This constitution or accompanying by-laws may be amended at any annual meeting of the association by a two-thirds vote of the members present and voting.
Page 45 - I do the more willingly use this open and plain dealing, least other men should fall short of their expectations, when they come hither, as we to our great prejudice did ; by means of letters sent us from hence into England ; wherein honest men, out of a desire to draw over others to them, wrote somewhat hyperbolically of many things here...
Page 80 - ... yielded him the choice. So, at the place where the deputy's land was to begin, there were two great stones, which they called the Two Brothers, in remembrance that they were brothers by their children's marriage, and did so brotherly agree, and for that a little creek near those stones was to part their lands.
Page 43 - ... thereby unable to carry up our ordnance and baggage so far), we were forced to change counsel, and for our present shelter to plant dispersedly, some at Charlestown, which standeth on the north side of the mouth of Charles river ; some on the south side thereof, which place we named Boston (as we intended to have done the place we first resolved on...
Page 45 - That if any come hither to plant for worldly ends, that can live well at home ; he commits an error, of which he will soon repent him. But if for spiritual, he may find here what may well content him, viz.
Page 47 - ... his neighbours out of their beds, that, by discharging their muskets near about the place where he heard the wolves, he might so put the wolves to flight, and save his calf.
Page 15 - Directors may assign, and shall have his records present at all meetings of the Association and of the Board of Directors.

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