Genealogical Notes: Or Contributions to the Family History of Some of the First Settlers of Connecticut and Massachusetts

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F.A. Brown, 1856 - Connecticut - 362 pages
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Page 63 - And that (/;) free and clear and freely and clearly acquitted exonerated and discharged or otherwise by him the said AB his heirs executors or administrators well and sufficiently saved defended kept harmless and indemnified of from and against all and all manner of former and other...
Page viii - She layeth her hands to the spindle, and her hands hold the distafF. She stretcheth out her hand to the poor, yea, she reacheth forth her hands to the needy. She is not afraid of the snow for her household, for all her household are clothed with scarlet.
Page 127 - This is the desert, this the solitude : How populous, how vital, is the grave ! This is creation's melancholy vault, The vale funereal, the sad cypress gloom ; The land of apparitions, empty shades ! All, all on earth, is shadow, all beyond Is substance ; the reverse is Folly's creed...
Page xii - After lingering for many months in his sick-room, with periods of great suffering, which he bore with exemplary patience, and with intervals too of assured hope that he might again resume his favorite studies, he died on the 29th of May, 1855, in the 74th year of his age. His funeral was attended by a large concourse of his fellow citizens, who...
Page 157 - I was persecuted in the land of my father's sepulchres, for not bowing at the name of Jesus, and observing other ceremonies in religion, forced upon me, at the instance of Bishop Wren, of Norwich, and his chancellor Dr. Corbet, whose violent measures troubled me in the Bishop's Court, and returned me into the High Commissioner's Court.
Page 63 - Barney his heires and assignes shall and may by force and vertue of these presents from time to time and...
Page x - ... Moreover, I do solemnly bind myself, in the sight of God, that, when I shall be called to give my voice touching any such matter of th,is state wherein freemen are to deal, I will give my vote and suffrage as I shall judge in mine own conscience may best conduce and tend to the public weal of the body, without respect of persons or favor of any man. So help me God, in the Lord Jesus Christ.
Page viii - Noble," he gave the sum of one shilling sterling each. To his daughter, " Sarah Lithgoe, wife of Mr. Wm. Lithgoe," the sum of 500 pounds, old tenor, and all " her dear mother's wearing apparel." "As to the rest of my estate, both real and personal, I give and bequeath the same to my well beloved son, Arthur Noble, and his heirs. And I do hereby nominate my well beloved brother, James Noble, Esq., and my good friends Henry Deering, Esq., Capt. Robert Temple and Charles Apthorp, merchants, Executors...
Page 25 - Republic, a member of the Continental Congress and signer of the Declaration of Independence, the...
Page x - Their greatness. It is round them ; and the joy With which their children tread the hallowed ground That holds their venerated bones, the peace That smiles on all they fought for, and the wealth That clothes the land they rescued, — these, though mute As feeling ever is when deepest, — these Are monuments more lasting than the fanes Reared to the kings and demigods of old.

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