The Acts and Resolves, Public and Private, of the Province of the Massachusetts Bay: To which are Prefixed the Charters of the Province. With Historical and Explanatory Notes, and an Appendix. Published Under Chapter 87 of the Resolves of the General Court of the Commonwealth for the Year 1867 ...

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Wright & Potter, printers to the state, 1896 - Massachusetts
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Page iv - It is likewise our will and pleasure that you do not give your assent to any private act until proof be made before you in council and entered in the council books that public notifications was made of the parties...
Page 70 - Governeur, and every of them, be and are repealed, reversed, made and declared null and void to all intents, constructions and purposes whatsoever, as if no such convictions, judgments, or attainders, had ever been had or given; and that no corruption of...
Page 69 - Be it Declared and Enacted by his Excellency the Governor Council and Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same That the...
Page 99 - Superiour Court of Judicature Court of Assize and General Goal Delivery out of Term Time.
Page 69 - And some of the principal Accusers and Witnesses in those dark and severe prosecutions have since discovered themselves to be persons of profligate and vicious conversation.
Page 174 - Be it therefore enacted by the Governor, Council, and House of Representatives...
Page 69 - Secre1693 tary of State to instruct the Governor " that in all Jan. 26. proceedings for the future against persons accused for witchcraft, or being possessed by the Devil, the greatest moderation and all due circumspection be used, so far as the same may be without impediment to the ordinary course of justice.
Page 69 - Massachusetts-Bay. | An Act, | Made and Passed by the Great and General Court or Assembly of Her Majesty's Province of the Massachusetts- | Bay in New-England, Held at Boston the 17th | Day of October, 1711. (An Act to Reverse the Attainders of George Burroughs and others for witchcraft.) Boston: Printed by B. Green, Printer to His Excellency | the Governour and Council. 1713. pp. 2. See 1 Proceedings, xx. 284. Evans, 1504. 1714 367. Advertisement (postponing meeting of Subscribers in the Partnership...
Page 117 - Be it Enacted by the Senate & House of Representatives in General Court Assembled & by the Authority of the same, that...

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