History of Franklin and Grand Isle Counties, Vermont: With Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of Some of the Prominent Men and Pioneers
Lewis Cass Aldrich
D. Mason & Company, 1891 - Franklin County (Vt.) - 821 pages
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acres afterwards Albans Alburgh Allen April August Bakersfield became Benjamin Berkshire born Brigham British built Canada Captain Champlain Charles charter Chittenden Chittenden county church Clark clerk commenced Court Daniel daughter December died district early east elected Enosburgh erected Fairfax Fairfield farm farmer father February Franklin county French George George W Georgia Governor Grand Isle county granted held Henry Highgate Hiram Ira Allen Isle La Motte James January John Jonathan Joseph July June lake Lake Champlain land latter Lawrence Brainerd legislature lieutenant lived Lodge March married Martin Mary Methodist mill Missisquoi Missisquoi River Montgomery Nathan North Hero November October organized present proprietors province Railroad Regiment resident Reuben Richford River road Royce Samuel Sarah selectmen September settled settlement settlers Sheldon Smith South Hero Stephen Stephen Royce Swanton Thomas town troops Vermont village wife William York
Page 267 - I AM monarch of all I survey, My right there is none to dispute ; From the centre all round to the sea I am lord of the fowl and the brute.
Page 614 - Yielding and paying therefor to Us, our Heirs and Successors for the Space of ten Years, to be computed from the Date hereof, the Rent of one Ear of Indian Corn only, on the twenty-fifth Day of December annually, if lawfully demanded, the first Payment to be made on the twenty fifth Day of December, 1762.
Page 721 - And that, knowing the time, that now it is high time to awake out of sleep : for now is our salvation nearer than when we believed. The night is far spent, the day is at hand; let us therefore cast off the works of darkness, and let us put on the armour of light.
Page 787 - As you are now so once was I; As I am now, so you must be Prepare for death and follow me.
Page 613 - That all white and other Pine Trees within the said Township, fit for Masting Our Royal Navy, be carefully preserved for that Use...
Page 629 - It is agreed that the Congress shall earnestly recommend it to the legislatures of the respective States, to provide for the restitution of all estates, rights, and properties which have been confiscated, belonging to real British subjects...
Page 614 - Heirs or Assigns, in our Council Chamber in Portsmouth or to such Officer or Officers as shall be appointed to receive the same; and this to be in Lieu of all other Rents and Services whatsoever.
Page 76 - ... that the district of territory comprehending and usually known by the name and description of the New Hampshire Grants, of right ought to be, and is hereby declared forever hereafter to be considered as a separate, free and independent jurisdiction or state; by the name, and forever hereafter to be called, known and distinguished by the name of NEW CONNECTICUT...
Page 613 - Navy, be carefully preserved for that use, and none to be cut or felled without our special license for so doing first had and obtained, upon the penalty of the forfeiture of the right of such grantee, his heirs and assigns, to us, our heirs and successors as well as being subject to the penalty of any act or acts of parliament that now are, or hereafter shall be enacted.