An Historical Sketch of Abington, Plymouth County, Massachusetts: With an Appendix

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S.N. Dickinson, 1839 - Abington (Mass.) - 176 pages

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Page 114 - ... have and enjoy all liberties and immunities of free and natural subjects within any ,of the dominions of us, our heirs or successors, to all intents, constructions and purposes whatsoever, as if they and every of them were born within the realm of England...
Page 176 - Leblanc, the notary-public before mentioned, is a remarkable instance : he was seized, confined, and brought away among the rest of the people, and his family, consisting of twenty children, and about one hundred and fifty grand-children, were scattered in different colonies, so that he was put on shore at New York, with only his wife and two youngest children, in an infirm state of health, from whence he joined three more of his children at Philadelphia, where he died without any more notice being...
Page 175 - Majesty's orders and instructions, namely — that your lands and tenements, cattle of all kinds and live stock of all sorts, are forfeited to the Crown ; with all other your effects, saving your money and household goods, and you yourselves to be removed from this his Province.
Page 47 - Tim. v. 21, 22): the things which thou hast heard of me among many witnesses, the same COMMIT THOU TO FAITHFUL men, who shall be able to teach others also.
Page 55 - That now is the time of the Second Advent of the Lord, which is a coming, not in Person, but in the power and glory of his Holy Word...
Page 75 - Samuel Niles, of Braintree. Almost sixty years ago, I was an humble acquaintance of this venerable clergyman, then, as I believe, more than fourscore years of age. He asked me many questions, and informed me, in his own house, that he was endeavoring to recollect and -commit to writing a History of Indian Wars, in his own time, and before it, as far as he could collect information. This History he completed and prepared for the press ; but no printer would undertake it, or venture to propose a subscription...
Page 105 - Jordan, and remain on the American sea-coasts, will send up armies of prayers to the throne of Grace that the God of power and goodness would encourage your hearts, cover your heads, strengthen your arms, pardon your sins, save your souls, and bless your families, in the day of battle.
Page 56 - That this Second Coming of the Lord is effected by means of his servant EMANUEL SWEDENBORG, before whom he hath manifested Himself in Person, and whom he hath filled with his Spirit, to teach the doctrines of the New Church by the Word from Him.
Page 16 - In reference unto the request of the King's commissioners in behalf of Lieut. Peregrine White, desiring that the Court would accommodate him with a portion of land, in respect that he was the first of the English that was born in these parts...
Page 75 - Samuel Niles, of Braintree, on a visit he made me at my own house, what was become of that manuscript. He laughed, and said it was still safe in the till of a certain trunk ; but no encouragement had ever appeared for its publication. Ye liberal Christians ! Laugh not at me, nor frown upon me, for thus reviving the memory of your once formidable enemy.

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