The Graves of Myles Standish and Other Pilgrims

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Herald and Tourist Steam Print. House, 1892 - Cemeteries - 35 pages
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Page 3 - Duxbarrow my body to be layed as neare as conveniently may to be to my two dear daughters Lora Standish my daughter and Mary Standish my daughter in law. 2. My will is that out of the remaining p'te of my whole estate that all my just and lawful debts which I now owe or att the day of my death may owe bee paied.
Page 14 - It is enacted by the court, that any person or persons that shall be found smoking of tobacco on the Lord's day, going to or coming from the meetings, within two miles of the meeting house, shall pay twelve pence for every such default to the colony's use.
Page 13 - In the year 1632, a number of the brethren inhabiting on the other side of the bay, at a place since' called Duxborough, growing weary of attending the worship of God...
Page 13 - Aprell 2 — the names of those which promise to remove their families to live in the towne in the winter time that they may the better repaire to the worship of God — John Alden, Capt. Standish, Jonathan Brewster, Thomas Prence.
Page 3 - He growing ancient, became sick of the stone, or stranguary, whereof, after his suffering of much' dolorous pain, he fell asleep in the Lord, and was honorably buried at Duxbury.* * Standish.
Page 6 - ... and Josiah Holmes. In the following year Mr. Wiswall received a grant of Bump's meadow. Grants of land were commonly made to the ministry, or to the individual holding at the time the office of pastor, either to be left to his disposal with a right to sell, or only to enjoy the improvement thereof. In 1694, we find the first mention of a parsonage, when a committee was appointed to give Mr. W. a. deed of " the • About this time a petition was addressed to his excellency, " in order to get in...

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