The Leland Magazine, Or, a Genealogical Record of Henry Leland, and His Descendants ...: Embracing Nearly Every Person of the Name of Leland in America, from 1653 to 1850

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Wier & White, 1850 - 278 pages
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Page 39 - Resolved, That slavery is a violent deprivation of the rights of nature and inconsistent with a republican government, and therefore recommend it to our brethren to make use of every legal measure to extirpate this horrid evil from the land; and pray Almighty God that our honorable Legislature may have it in their power to proclaim the great Jubilee, consistent with the principles of \ good policy.
Page 14 - Christian like and decent manner at the discretion of my Executors nothing doubting but at the general Resurrection I shall receive the same again by the mighty power of God and as touching such worldly estate wherewith it hath pleased God to bless me in this Life I give devise and dispose of the same in the following manner and form...
Page 40 - ... which he has made free for all? Is not this a greater subordination than to sail under British licenses, or to pay three pence on every pound of tea? In Rhode Island, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware, of the old Colonies; and in Kentucky, Tennessee, and Ohio, the new States, there has never been any legal establishment of religion, nor any assessment to support Protestant Christianity for the good of the States; and yet, sir, these States have stood and flourished as well as Massachusetts....
Page 42 - Here lies the body of the Rev. John Leland of Cheshire, who labored sixty-seven years to promote piety and vindicate the civil and religious rights of all men.
Page 12 - Executors hereafter named shall be thought meete and Convenient, and as touching such worldly estate as the Lord in mercy hath lent mee, My will and meaning is the same shall be imployed and bestowed as hereafter by this my will is Expressed.
Page 38 - ... George Guelph No. 3 was to govern them. They accordingly appointed delegates from the various Provinces or States, who, meeting together in Philadelphia on the fourth day of July 1776, decided to trouble the King of England no longer, and gave to the world that glorious Declaration of Independence, to the support of which they pledged their lives, their fortunes, and their sacred honor.
Page 11 - Earth and being desirous to settle things in order do make this my last will and Testament in manner and form following that is to say, first and principally I commend my soul to Almighty God, my Creator...
Page 216 - He loses all confidence in himself. He feels that " the way " of man is not in himself; that it is not in man that
Page 40 - Our pious ancestors were for bobbing the hair for the good of the Colony.; but now, sir, not the hair but the purses must be bobbed for the good of the State. The petitioners pray for the right of going to heaven in that way which they believe is the most direct ; and shall this be denied them...
Page 19 - Now the condition of this obligation is such, That, if the above bound AB, his heirs, executors or administrators shall, and do well and truly pay, or cause to be paid unto the said...

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