Early Recorders and Registers of Deeds for the County of Suffolk, Massachusetts: 1639-1735

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J. Wilson and son, 1898 - Suffolk County (Mass.) - 52 pages
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Page 7 - River, two of them go ashore to help the horses in, and the rest stand ready with their guns in their hands, if need were, to defend them from the Pequits, for I durst not trust them. So they went and found but little trade, and they having forgotten what I charged them, Thomas Hurlbut and one more went ashore to boil the kettle, and Thomas Hurlbut stepping into the Sachem's wigwam, not far from the shore, enquiring for the horses, the Indians went out of the wigwam, and Wincumbone, his mother's...
Page 27 - Rawson (Harv. Coll. 1678). He died intestate August 27, 1693, and administration on his estate was granted, January 4, 1693-4, to his son William Rawson, of Dorchester, yeoman. Cotton Mather, in his "Johannes in Eremo" published in 1695, relating the refusal of the Rev. John Wilson to have his portrait painted, says : — " But from the like Humility it was, That a Good kinsman,1 of his, who deserves to Live in the same Story, as he now Lives in the same Heaven with him, namely Mr. Edward Rawson,...
Page 22 - Mr. Edward Rawson a young man, yet imployed in Commonwealth affaires a long time, being well beloved of the inhabitants of Newbery, having had a large hand in her Foundation ; but of late he being of a ripe capacity, a good yeoman and eloquent inditer, hath beene chosen Secretary for the Country.
Page 42 - Parentator. Memoirs of Remarkables in the Life and the Death of the EverMemorable Dr. Increase Mather. Boston, 1724, p.
Page 34 - Schollars and to Inquire of their Proficiency, and be present at the performance of Some of their Exercises, the Master being before Notified of their comeing, And with him to consult and Advise of further methods for ye Advancement of Learning and the Good Government of the Schoole.
Page 35 - The Boston News-Letter for Marcli 21, 1714-15, contains the following obituary notice : — " On Saturday last the 19th Currant, Died here about Eleven a Clock in the Forenoon, the truly Honourable and very Worthy Isaac Addington Esq ; Secretary for His Majesty's Province of the Massachusetts Bay in New England, who had with great Wisdom, Honour and Faithfulness served his Generation by the Will of GOD, in that Office for above Twenty years, being appointed thereto by the Late King William and Queen...
Page 11 - I received also a letter from your brother Stephen, who was in all those northern wars against the Scots, and (I perceive) did good service ; and the Lord was graciously pleased to preserve him, that he was come safe to London 7 (7), and I hope his heart is with the Lord, for he writes christianly ; and he and his wife sit down meekly under the Lord's correction in taking away their two children by the small pox at London, after they had been driven from Deal to Harwich and so to Ipswich and then...
Page 11 - But life is never pure comedy, and the end in this case is tragical. Roger Williams, after his return from England in 1654, writes to John Winthrop, Jr.
Page 15 - Wheelwright, being licensed by the general court to come and tender his submission, etc., was this day reconciled to the church of Boston. He made a very free and full acknowledgment of his error and seducement, and that with much detestation of his sin. The like he did after, before the magistrates, who were appointed by the court to take his submission, and upon their certificate thereof at the next general court, his sentence of banishment was released.
Page 9 - Whally and scout master general Downing ; and the rest are honest and peaceable Scotchmen, and I believe will be all right for my lord protector, which I thought fit to nominate, because they are not known to you. I remain Your very loving friend and humble servant, GEOROB MONCK. DALKEITII 30 August, 1656.

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