Waynesboro: The History of a Settlement in the County Formerly Called Cumberland, But Later Franklin, in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, in Its Beginnings, Through Its Growth Into a Village and Borough, to Its Centennial Period, and to the Close of the Present Century : Including a Relation of Pertinent Topics of General State and County History

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Harrisburg Publishing Company, 1900 - Waynesboro (Pa.) - 428 pages
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Page 375 - WOODMAN, spare that tree! Touch not a single bough! In youth it sheltered me, And I'll protect it now. 'Twas my forefather's hand That placed it near his cot; There, woodman, let it stand — Thy axe shall harm it not! That old familiar tree, Whose glory and renown Are spread o'er land and sea — And wouldst thou hew it down?
Page 302 - I remember the days of old; I meditate on all thy works ; I muse on the work of thy hands.
Page 367 - ... such rules, regulations and ordinances, as shall be determined by a majority of them necessary to promote the peace, good order, benefit and advantage...
Page 378 - I am stationed on Cobble's Hill, with four companies of our regiment. Two companies, Cluggage's and Chambers', were ordered to Dorchester on Monday ; Ross and Lowdon relieved them yesterday. Every regiment is to have a standard and colors. Our standard is to be a deep green ground, the device a tiger partly enclosed by toils, attempting the pass, defended by a hunter armed with a spear (in white), on crimson field the motto, * Domari nolo
Page 366 - ... they shall be capable in law to sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, in any of the courts of law...
Page 367 - The general assembly, whenever two-thirds of each house shall deem it necessary, may, with the approbation of the governor, propose amendments to this constitution, and at least three, and not more, than six months, before the next general election of representatives, duly publish them in...
Page 372 - VICE-PRESIDENT and the SUPREME EXECUTIVE COUNCIL of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. A PROCLAMATION. WHEREAS...
Page 378 - ... where they murdered and scalped the master, and all the scholars, except one, who survived after he was scalped, a boy about ten years old, and a full cousin of mine. I saw the Indians when they returned home with the scalps ; some of the old Indians were very much displeased at them for killing so many children, especially Neeppaugh-whese, or Night Walker, an old chief, or half king, — he ascribed it to cowardice, which was the greatest affront he could offer them.
Page 377 - ... most of them returned; having held a council, they concluded that it was not safe for them to leave their towns destitute of defence. However, several small parties went on, to different parts of the settlements: it happened that three of them, whom I was well acquainted with, came to the neighborhood of where I was taken from — they were young fellows, perhaps none of them more than twenty years of age, — they came to a school house, where they murdered and scalped the master and all the...
Page 366 - York, be and shall be, forever hereafter, persons able and in law capable to have, get, receive, and possess lands, tenements, rents, liberties, jurisdictions, franchises, and hereditaments to them and their successors in fee simple or for term of life, lives...

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