Collections of the Maine Historical Society. [1st Ser.̈, Volume 3

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1853 - Maine
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Page 169 - ... to the end that learning may not be buried in the graves of our forefathers in church and commonwealth, the Lord assisting our endeavors.
Page 350 - ... win and incite the natives of [the] country 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 169 - ... and it is further ordered, that where any town shall increase to the number of one hundred families or householders they shall set up a grammar school, the master thereof being able to instruct youth so far as they may be fitted for the university...
Page 425 - Third, by the Grace of God of Great Britain France and Ireland King Defender of the Faith &c?
Page 443 - GOVERNOUR and Commander in Chief in and over His Majesties Province of the Massachusetts-Bay in New-England: To the General Assembly of the said Province, Met at Cambridge, June 30th.
Page 420 - GEORGE the Third, by the grace of GOD of Great-Britain, France and Ireland King...
Page 299 - They all went ashore, and there made choise of a place for their plantacion,2 at the mouth or entry of the ryver on the west side (for the river bendeth yt self towards the nor-east, and by east), being almost an island, of a good bignes, being in a province called by the Indians Sabino, so called of a sagamo or chief commaunder under the graund bassaba.
Page 305 - ... the shallop departed from them to the further side of the river, where one of the canoas came unto them, and would have excused the fault of the others. Captain Gilbert made shew as if he were still friends, and entertayned them kindlye and soe left them, returning to the place where he had lodged the night before, and there came to an anchor for that night.
Page 415 - ... that at all times forever, from and after the date of these presents, we will cease and forbear all acts of hostility towards...
Page 91 - I have seen a flight of Pidgeons in the spring, and at Michaelmas when they return back to the Southward for four or five miles, that to my thinking had neither beginning nor ending, length nor breadth, and so thick that I could see no Sun, they joyn Nest to Nest, and Tree to Tree by their Nests many miles together in A'ne-Trees. But of late they are much diminished, the English taking them with Nets.

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