Historic Hadley: A Story of the Making of a Famous Massachusetts Town

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Grafton Press, 1906 - Hadley, Massachusetts - 130 pages
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Page 77 - ... by occasion of her giving herself wholly to reading and writing, and had written many books. Her husband, being very loving and tender of her, was loath to grieve her; but he saw his error, when it was too late. For if she had attended her household affairs, and such things as belong to women, and not gone out of her way calling to meddle in such things as are proper for men, whose minds are stronger, etc., she had kept her wits, and might have improved them usefully and honorably in the place...
Page 78 - Goodwin, in full assurance of their trust and faithfulness in disposing of it according to the true intent and purpose of me the said Edward Hopkins, which is to give some encouragement in those foreign plantations for the breeding up of hopeful youths both at the grammar school and college, for the public service of the country in future times.
Page 135 - PHIS work contains chapters on ancestry hunting, * on methods of research, the compiling of a genealogy, the printing, the publishing, and on the different kinds of genealogies. It explains how to proceed, gives a general idea of the sources of information, and tells how to make...
Page 27 - Indian wars, for a select number of the congregation to go armed to public worship. It was so at Hadley at this time. The people immediately took to their arms, but were thrown into great confusion.
Page 30 - ... now left solitary. We desire to repose our confidence in the eternal and living God who is the refuge of his people, and to stand ready to do and suffer his will in all things.
Page 119 - To the memory of John Webster, Esq. one of the first settlers of Hartford in Connecticut, who was many years a Magistrate or Assistant, and afterwards Deputy Gov.
Page 39 - He was by his office concerned about relieving the indigences of a wretched woman in the town who, being dissatisfied at some of his just cares about her, expressed herself unto him in such a manner that he declared himself thenceforward apprehensive of receiving mischief at her hands.
Page 122 - Russell's remains, who first gathered, and, for 33 years, faithfully governed the flock of Christ in Hadley till the chief Shepherd suddenly but mercifully called him off to receive his reward, in the 66 year of his age, 10 December, 1692.
Page 136 - Edward IV". and Henry VII. of England and James III. of Scotland.

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