Annals of Staten Island, from Its Discovery to the Present Time, Volume 2

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Press of C. Vogt, 1877 - Staten Island (New York, N.Y.) - 464 pages
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Page 227 - Massachusetts, is to be expended for books for the College Library. The other half of the income is devoted to scholarships in Harvard University for the benefit of descendants of HENRY BRIGHT, JR., who died at Watertown, Massachusetts, in 1686. In the absence of such descendants, other persons are eligible to the scholarships. The will requires that this announcement shall be made in every book added to the Library under its provisions.
Page 339 - Major-Commandant, or any other of your superior officers, according to the rules and discipline of war, in pursuance of the trust hereby reposed in you. "Given under my Hand and Seal at Arms, at the Castle of St.
Page 452 - Then this Obligation to be void, and of none Effect ; or else to stand, remain, abide, and be in full Force and Virtue.
Page 279 - And also, all the estate, right, title, interest, property, possession, claim, and demand whatsoever, as well in law as in equity, of the said party of the first part, of, in, or to the above described premises, and every part and parcel thereof, with the appurtenances. To have and to hold...
Page 267 - His character explains his conduct ; for " he was a good man, and full of the Holy Ghost and of faith ; and much people were added unto the Lord.
Page 339 - Troop into your care and charge, and duly to exercise as well as the Officers as Soldiers thereof in Arms, and to use your best endeavours to keep them in good order and Discipline ; And We do hereby command them to obey you as their...
Page 280 - Term of one whole year thence next ensuing and fully to be complete and ended. Yielding and Paying...
Page 459 - ... to risk an attack upon the pass, if he should find it occupied; which proving to be the case, his lordship took post in the village, and the army extended from the ferry at the Narrows, through Utrecht and Gravesend, to the village of Flatland. On the...
Page 278 - Luke's day), in the fifteenth year of the reign of our Sovereign Lord, George the Third, of Great Britain, France, and Ireland, King, Defender of the Faith...
Page 280 - Lady day next if the same shall be Lawfully Demanded to the Intent and purpose that by Virtue of these Presents and of the Statute for transferring uses into Possession the said John Lincon may be in actual Possession of the Premises and be thereby enabled to accept and take a grant and Release of the Reversion...

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