History of Middlesex County, New Jersey, 1664-1920, Volume 1

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John Patrick Wall, Harold E. Pickersgill
Lewis historical publishing Company, Incorporated, 1921 - Middlesex County (N.J.) - 535 pages

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Page 27 - Island, and bounded on the east part by the main sea and part by Hudson's River, and hath upon the west Delaware Bay or river, and extendeth southward to the main ocean as far as Cape May, at the mouth of Delaware Bay, and to the northward as far as the northernmost...
Page 185 - New-Jersey, for the education of youth in the learned languages, liberal and useful arts and sciences, and especially in divinity ; preparing them for the ministry, and other good offices.
Page 46 - London entered upon the study of the law in the Middle Temple, and was called to the bar in 1758.
Page 27 - Hudson's river, and all the lands from the west side of Connecticut river, to the east side of Delaware bay.
Page 41 - ... out of his own mind, and the work is done at once. '' Leave disputes of property to the laws, and injuries to the avenger of them ; and like good subjects, and good Christians, join hearts and hands for the common good.
Page 23 - ... telling that I was afraid of them, the Countrey People laughed at it: neither are the Snakes any thing to be noticed, for nothing can come near them, but they give warning with the ratling of their tail, so that People may either kill them, or go by them as they please. Oxen are so well taught that they go sometimes in a Plough, or Cart, without Horse, or without a Gade-man; Horses and Cattle are as cheap as in Scotland, considering their goodness and the difference of the Money.
Page 45 - As to your grandchildren, Will is now nineteen years of age, a tall proper youth, and much of a beau. He acquired a habit of idleness on the Expedition, but begins of late to apply himself to business, and I hope will become an industrious man. He imagined his father had got enough for him, but I have assured him that I intend to spend what little I have myself, if it please God that I live long enough; and as he by no means wants acuteness, he can see by my going on, that I mean to be as good as...
Page 244 - If you design to come hither yourself," he says, you may come as a planter, or a merchant, or as a doctor of medicine. I cannot advise you, as I can hear of no diseases here to cure, but some agues and some cutted fingers and legs, but there are no want of empiricks for these already. I confess that you could do more than any yet in America, being versed in...
Page 133 - McClellan was succeeded in the command of the Army of the Potomac by General Joseph Hooker.
Page 114 - II.— 26 duced a long train of ills; and is believed to have been among the operating causes of those pecuniary embarrassments which influenced the legislation of almost every state. The wise and thinking part of the community, who could trace evils to their source, labored unceasingly to inculcate opinions favorable to the incorporation of some principles into the political system, which might correct its obvious vices, without endangering its free spirit.

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