History of the City of Trenton, New Jersey: Embracing a Period of Nearly Two Hundred Years, Commencing in 1676 ... with Official Records of the Population, Extent of the Town at Different Periods, Its Manufactories, Church History, and Fire Department
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afterwards Alexander Chambers appointed April Assanpink creek assembly battle of Trenton Benjamin Bishop Brearley brick bridge Brunswick building built Burlington called canal capital stock captain Charles Charles Moore church city of Trenton commenced committee congregation council December Delaware river east elected engine engine-house erected Ewing February feet fifty thousand dollars Fire Company George governor Greene street Henry Hopewell hose Howell hundred and fifty hundred dollars hundred thousand dollars Hunterdon incorporated Isaac Jacob James James Ewing January Jersey John Joseph land legislature Mahlon Stacy Maidenhead manufacture March meeting Messrs mill Moore November occupied October organized passed pastor persons Peter Philadelphia Philemon Dickinson Potts pounds Presbyterian present officers president Princeton province purchased road Robert Samuel second lieutenant secretary shillings South Trenton Stacy Thomas three hundred town township treasurer ward Warren street West Jersey William William Trent Yard York
Page 26 - That I do from my heart abhor, detest, and abjure as impious and heretical, that damnable doctrine and position, that Princes excommunicated or deprived by the Pope, or any authority of the See of Rome, may be deposed or murdered by their subjects, or any other whatsoever. And I do declare, That no foreign prince, person, prelate, state, or potentate hath, or ought to have, any jurisdiction, power, superiority, pre-eminence, or authority ecclesiastical or spiritual, within this realm : So help me...
Page 164 - No man I believe ever had a greater choice of evils and less means to extricate himself from them. However, under a full persuasion of the justice of our cause, I cannot entertain an idea that it will finally sink, though it may remain for some time under a cloud.
Page 23 - The concessions and agreements of the proprietors, freeholders and inhabitants of the province of West New Jersey in America.
Page 184 - Welcome, mighty chief, once more, Welcome to this grateful shore: Now no mercenary foe Aims again the fatal blow, Aims at thee the fatal blow. Virgins fair, and matrons grave, These thy conquering arm did save, Build for thee triumphal bowers; Strew, ye fair, his way with flowers, Strew your Hero's way with flowers.
Page 162 - I had with me being inferior to theirs below me, and a strong battalion of light-infantry being at Princeton, above me, I thought it most prudent to return the same evening with the prisoners and the artillery we had taken. We found no stores of any consequence in the town. In justice to the officers and men, I must add, that their behavior on this occasion reflects the highest honor upon them.
Page 26 - ... declare, that I do from my heart abhor, detest, and renounce, as impious and heretical, that damnable doctrine, and position, that princes excommunicated, or deprived by the pope, or any authority of the see of Rome, may be deposed or murdered by their subjects, or any other whatsoever.
Page 3 - York, his heirs and assigns, all that part of the main land of New England, beginning at a certain place, called Or known by the name of St. Croix, next adjoining to New Scotland, in America; and from thence extending along the sea coast unto a certain place called...
Page 4 - JAMES Duke of York, his Heirs and Assigns forever; to be holden of us, our Heirs and Successors, as of our Mannor of East Greenwich in our County of Kent, in free and common Soccage...
Page 35 - Jersey: and also all rivers, mines, minerals, woods, fishings, hawking, hunting, and fowling, and all other royalties, profits, commodities, and hereditaments whatsoever, to the said lands and premises belonging or in any wise...