The Crafts Family: A Genealogical and Biographical History of the Descendants of Griffin and Alice Craft, of Roxbury, Mass. 1630-1890

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Gazette Printing Company, 1893 - Roxbury (Boston, Mass.) - 803 pages
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Page 112 - Statutes in that case made and provided, and against the peace of our Sovereign Lord the King, his crown, and dignity.
Page 665 - Congress, setting forth the causes and necessity of their taking up arms.
Page 56 - General and Governor in Chief in and over his Majesty's Province of the Massachusetts Bay in New England and Vice Admiral of the same.
Page 119 - The bells in town were rung on the occasion, and imdissembled festivity cheered and brightened every face. On the same evening, the King's Arms and every sign with any resemblance of it, whether Lion and Crown, Pestle and Mortar, and Crown, Heart and Crown, etc., together with every sign that belonged to a tory, were taken down, and the latter made a general conflagration of in King street.
Page 119 - Artillery fired their Cannon Thirteen Times, which was followed by the two Regiments giving their fire from the Thirteen Divisions in succession. These firings corresponded to the number of the American States United.
Page 116 - We were so careful that our meetings should be kept secret that every time we met, every person swore upon the Bible that they would not discover any of our transactions but to Messrs. Hancock, Adams, Doctors Warren, Church and one or two more.
Page 119 - Two of these regiments were under arms in King street, formed into three lines on the north side of the street and in thirteen divisions, and a detachment from the Massachusetts regiment of artillery, with two pieces of cannon, was on their right wing. At one o'clock, the Declaration was proclaimed by Col.
Page 163 - We whose names are underwritten do hereby severally enlist ourselves into the service of the United American Colonies, and severally promise and engage to continue in such service until the first day of December, 1776...
Page 116 - As the time approached when the tea ships might be expected, the subject was considered in the North End Caucus. . . . This body voted that they would oppose with their lives and fortunes the landing of any tea that might be sent to the town for sale by the East India Company.

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