Collections of the Nova Scotia Historical Society, Volumes 8-10

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Nova Scotia Historical Society, 1895
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Page 45 - I am one of them that are peaceable and faithful in Israel: thou seekest to destroy a city and a mother in Israel : why wilt thou swallow up the inheritance of the LORD?
Page 42 - ... nor shall any Negro, or other person who shall come or be brought into this Province after the passing of this act, be subjected to the condition of a Slave, or to such service as aforesaid, within this Province, nor shall any voluntary contract of service or indentures that may be entered into by any parties within this Province, after the passing of this act, be binding on them, or either of them, for a longer time than a term of nine years, from the day of the date of such contract.
Page 25 - Manchester, and compare it with what it was at the close of the last and the commencement of the present century, we shall find that at that period the useful and industrial arts were comparatively of little importance.
Page 101 - God wills us free ; — man wills us slaves. I will as God wills ; God's will be done. Here lies the body of JOHN JACK, A native of Africa, who died March, 1773, aged about sixty years.
Page 23 - ... doom. So in the drama of maritime discovery, as glimpses of new worlds were beginning to reward the enterprising crowns of Spain and Portugal, for a moment there came from the North a few brief notes fraught with ominous portent. The power for whom destiny had reserved the world empire of which these Southern nations — so noble in aim, so mistaken in policy — were dreaming stretched forth her hand in quiet disregard of papal bulls, and laid it upon the western shore of the ocean. It was only...
Page 166 - Scott, being: a minor at the time of the conclusion of the treaty of peace between Great Britain and the United States, was...
Page 27 - Cham ; he coasted for three hundred leagues and landed ; saw no human beings, but he has brought hither to the king certain snares which had been set to catch game, and a needle for making nets ; he also found some felled trees...
Page 38 - Cabot, and he is styled the great admiral. Vast honour is paid him ; he dresses in silk, and these English run after him like mad people, so that he can enlist as many of them as he pleases and a number of our own rogues besides.
Page 240 - Carpenters, Shipwrights, Smiths, Masons, Joiners, Brickmakers, . Bricklayers, and all other artificers necessary in building or husbandry, not being private soldiers or seamen. That the same conditions as are proposed to those who have served in the capacity of Ensign shall extend to all Surgeons, whether they have been in His Majesty's service or not, upon their producing proper certificates of their being duly qualified.
Page 239 - ... grants made to them on the like conditions as their families shall increase, or in proportion to their abilities to cultivate the same. That eighty acres on like conditions will be granted to every officer under the rank of Ensign in the land service, and that of Lieutenant in the sea service, and to such as have families, fifteen acres over and above the said eighty acres, for every person of which their family shall consist. That two hundred acres on like conditions will be granted to every...

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