History of Williamsburg Church: A Discourse Delivered on Occasion of the 120th Anniversary of the Organization of the Williamsburg Church, July 4th, 1856. Kingstree, S.C. With Notes and an Appendix

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Herald Office, 1856 - Kingstree (S.C.) - 122 pages
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Page 9 - In all their affliction He was afflicted, and the angel of His presence saved them : in His love and in His pity He redeemed them, and He bare them, and carried them all the days of old.
Page 10 - And he said, My presence shall go with thee, and I will give thee rest.
Page 101 - I must hence to work while it is called to-day, for the night cometh when no man can work.
Page 40 - Unconditional submission," was a term too abhorrent to those who had been nurtured in the lap of freedom, to allow them for a moment to think of accepting. If forced to take up arms they would fight for their country. "Liberty or death," now became the motto of every man; and it was the immutable sentiment of every heart.
Page 14 - ... to occupy and improve them. Each township was to form a parish, and all the inhabitants were to have an equal right to the river. So soon as the parisH should increase to the number of...
Page 6 - In all their affliction he was afflicted, And the angel of his presence saved them : In his love and in his pity he redeemed them ; And he bare them, and carried them all the days of old.
Page 27 - CHURCH. relieved from the severest, part of their labor. By this aid and their own industry, spots of land were cleared, which, in a short period, yielded them plenty of provisions, and in time became fruitful estates.
Page 26 - Hi3 fir8t recollections were those of a stockade fort, and of war between the new settlers and natives. The former were often reduced to great straits in procuring the necessaries of life, and in defending themselves against the Indians. In this then frontier settlement, major James, Mr. James Bradley, and other compatriots of the revolution, were trained up to defend and love their country.
Page 95 - I ary was called to the chair, and stated the object of the meeting. The first question propounded was, "Shall the two Churches be now united in one Body?
Page 14 - AVaccamaw ; one on Wateree ; and one on Black River. The lands in these townships were divided into shares of fifty acres for each man, woman, and child who should come over to occupy and improve them. In 1737, multitudes of...

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