The New England Historical and Genealogical Register

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The Society, 1911 - New England
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Vols. 37-52 (1883-98) include section: Genealogical gleanings in England, by H. F. Waters.

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Page 275 - Scripture and prayer, so also at the 5th houre at night, and then give account of his own private reading, as aforesaid, in particular the third, and constantly attend lectures in the hall at the houres appointed. But if any (without necessary impediment) shall absent himself from prayer or lectures, he shall be lyable to admonition, if he offend above once a weeke.
Page 52 - ... the sections shall be numbered respectively, beginning with the number one in the northeast section, and proceeding west and east alternately, through the township, with progressive numbers, till the thirty-sixth be completed.
Page 77 - Act of Congress entitled an Act to provide for certain persons engaged in the Land and Naval service of the United States in the Revolutionary War...
Page 53 - ... thirty manuscript maps, used by General Wilder in his campaigns. Mr. WH Cathcart. 12 maps — miscellaneous. Mr. Daniel M. Bates. Lloyd's Official Map of the State of Virginia, 1858 and 1859. Lloyd's Military Map & Gazetteer of the Southern States. General Grant's Campaign War Map. Mr. John T. Loomis. Map of the Federal Territory from the Western Boundary of Pennsylvania to the Scioto River. Mrs. Cora Bowler Malone. Map of the Western Reserve, including the Firelands, September, 1826. Mrs. EB...
Page 164 - Duxbury (p. 81), says the office of constable was one "of high trust and responsibility, and none were elected to it but men of good standing.
Page 268 - For avoiding all fraudulent conveyances and that every man may know what estate or interest other men may have in any houses, lands or other hereditaments they are to deal in...
Page 278 - I, p. 195, chap. 5.) 9. The Butler shall wait upon the President at the Hours for prayer in the Hall, for his Orders to ring the Bell ; and also upon the Professors for their Lectures, as usual ; he shall likewise ring the bell for commons according to custom, and at five a clock in ye morning, & at nine at night.
Page 52 - The plats of the townships respectively shall be marked by subdivisions into lots of one mile square or 640 acres, in the same direction as the external lines and numbered from 1 to 36, always beginning the succeeding range of the lots with the number next to that with which the preceding one concluded.
Page 280 - The college is a square building or quadrangle about 150 feet every way. The building upon the left hand as you enter the court is the largest and handsomest and most ancient, being about 100 years old; but the middle or front building is indifferent, and of no taste. That upon the right hand has a little clock upon it, which has a very good bell.
Page 265 - IN the beginning of the world, we are informed by holy writ, the all-bountiful creator gave to man " dominion over " all the earth ; and over the fish of the sea, and over the " fowl of the air, and over every living thing that moveth

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