The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Volume 52

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The Society, 1898 - New England
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Vols. 37-52 (1883-98) include section: Genealogical gleanings in England, by H. F. Waters.

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Page 36 - The days of our years are three score years and ten ; and if by reason of strength, they be four score years, yet is their strength labor and sorrow ; for it is soon cut off and we fly away Who knoweth the power oi Thine an/er?
Page 34 - There are now about a hundred families on the island, of which the English constitute the least portion, and the Dutch and French divide between them about equally the greater portion. They have neither church nor minister, and live rather far from each other, and inconveniently to meet together. The English are less disposed to religion, and inquire little after it, but in case there were a minister, would contribute to his support.
Page 164 - First I will that all those debts and duties as I do owe in right or conscience to any manner of person or persons whatsoever shall be well and truly contented and paid or ordained to be paid in convenient time after my decease by my Executors her- fter named.
Page 101 - Catalogue of records and files in the office of the clerk of the Supreme Judicial Court for the County of Suffolk.
Page 239 - The Diurnal Occurrences, or Daily Proceedings of Both Houses, in this great and happy parliament, from the 3rd of November, 1640, to the 3rd of November, 1641...
Page 87 - ... natural character, and his natural character exalted and made luminous by Christian faith, and the manifest indwelling of God, he had of course an almost superhuman sway over others. Doubtless he was intelligent, strong in argument, eloquent, active, to the utmost of his powers, but still he moved the world more by what he was than by what he did. The grandeur and spiritual...
Page 151 - ... 1891, was born in Salem, Mass., February 11, 1831, and died at his home, 237 Marlborough street, Boston, April 2, 1897. He prepared for college at the public schools of Salem and graduated at Harvard in the class of 1852. Later he graduated from the Law School. He was admitted to the bar in 1856, and established a large legal practice. He served in the state legislature and senate. He was a member of the board of overseers of Harvard University for many years. Mr. Ware practised extensively in...
Page 104 - Acts and Resolves passed by the General Court of Massachusetts, in the Year 1858 ; together with the Messages, Changes of Names of Persons, &c.
Page 165 - Testator, as and for his last will and testament, in presence of us, who...
Page 193 - Is it not a law of nature, that all men are equal and free? Is not the law of nature the law of God ? Is not the law of God then against slavery ? If there is no law of man establishing it, there is no difficulty.

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