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History of the Town of Union, in the County of Lincoln, Maine, to the Middle ...
John Langdon Sibley
No preview available - 2019
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Page 117 - Britain, (as the case may be,) and every other foreign power whatsoever ; and that no foreign prince, person, prelate, state, or potentate hath, or ought to have, any jurisdiction, superiority, preeminence, authority, dispensing or other power, in any matter, civil, ecclesiastical or spiritual, within this commonwealth ; except the authority and power which is or may be vested by their constituents in the Congress of the United States...
Page 137 - Massachusetts, yeoman, the receipt whereof I do hereby acknowledge, do hereby give, grant, sell and convey...
Page 189 - And now brethren, I commend you to God and the word of his grace, which is able to build you up, and to give you an inheritance among all them which are sanctified.
Page 117 - Commonwealth ; except the authority and power which is or may be vested by their constituents in the Congress of the United States : and I do further testify and declare that no man, or body of men, hath, or can have, any right to absolve or discharge me from the obligation of this oath, declaration or affirmation ; and that I do make this acknowledgment, profession, testimony, declaration, denial, renunciation and abjuration, heartily and truly, according to the common meaning and acceptation of...
Page 22 - MÉMOIRES des Commissaires du Roi et de ceux de Sa Majesté Britannique, sur les possessions et les droits respectifs des deux couronnes en Amérique ; avec les actes publics et pièces justificatives.
Page 116 - Commonwealth of Massachusetts is, and of right ought to be a free, sovereign, and independent state; and I do swear, that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the said commonwealth, and that I will defend the same against traitorous conspiracies and all hostile attempts whatsoever; and that I do renounce and abjure all allegiance, subjection, and obedience to the king...
Page 23 - St. Croix, but demanded Kennebec at first, and afterwards insisted upon Penobscot as their ultimatum, until Mr. Adams produced the records of the Massachusetts, and the authorities of Shirley, Pownal, Bernard, and Hutchinson, as well as the original grant of Nova Scotia by James the First to Sir William Alexander, and invited the British minister to state a written claim of Kennebec or Penobscot as the boundary of Nova Scotia, that it might be answered in writing, which brought him to...
Page 32 - I have given, granted, bargained, and sold, and do, by these presents, give, grant, bargain, sell, and convey...