The Documentary History of the State of New-York: Arranged Under Direction of the Hon. Christopher Morgan, Secretary of State, Volume 1

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O'Callaghan, E. B. (Edmund Bailey)
Weed, Parsons & Company, public printers, 1849 - New York (State)
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Page 741 - Hudson's River, and all the Land from the West side of Connecticut River, to the East side of Delaware Bay...
Page 186 - Women especially ; Singing Quakers, Ranting Quakers, Sabbatarians ; Antisabbatarians ; Some Anabaptists some Independents ; some Jews ; in short of all sorts of opinions there are some, and the most part of none at all...
Page 227 - ... our Rum doth as little hurt as your Brandy and in the opinion of Christians is much more wholesome : however to keep the Indians temperate and sober is a very, good and Christian performance but to prohibit them all strong liquors seemes a little hard and very turkish...
Page 440 - An Exact Chart of the River St. Lawrence from Fort Frontenac to the Island of Anticosti by Tho' Jeffereys, London 1775 ; with the River St.
Page 734 - I made any inquiry, for every house swarms with children, who are set to work as soon as they are able to Spin and Card, and as every family is furnished with a Loom, 1he Itinerant Weavers who travel about the Country, put the finishing hand to the Work.
Page 299 - Mohawk chief of the Iroquois from the Sault. He urged on all to perform their duty, and to lose all recollections of their fatigue, in the hope of taking ample revenge for the injuries they had received from the Iroquois at the solicitation of the English, and of washing them out in the blood of the traitors.
Page 455 - As also the natives of those countries shall, with the same liberty, resort, as they please, to the British and French colonies, for promoting trade on one side, and the other, without any molestation or hindrance, either on the part of the British subjects, or of the French. But it is to be exactly and distinctly settled by commissaries, who are, and who ought to be accounted the subjects and friends of Britain or of France....
Page 753 - Britain. All Laws proposed to be made by this Provincial Legislature, pass thro' each of the Houses of Council and Assembly, as Bills do thro' the House of Commons and House of Lords in England, and the Governor has a Negative voice in the making and passing of all such Laws. Every Law so passed is to be transmitted to His Majesty under the Great Seal of the Province, within three months or sooner after the making thereof, and a duplicate by the next conveyance, in order to be approved or disallowed...
Page 753 - From that time it has been a Royal Government, and in its Constitution nearly resembles that of Great Britain and the other Royal Governments in America. The Governor is appointed by the King during his Royal Will and pleasure by Letters Pattent under the Great Seal of Great Britain with very ample powers. He has a Council in Imitation of His Majesty's Privy Council. — This Board when full consists of Twelve Members who are also appointed by the Crown during Will & Pleasure; any three of whom make...
Page 734 - The Price of Labour is so great in this part of the World, that it will always prove the greatest obstacle to any Manufactures attempted to be set up here, and the genius of the People in a Country where every one can have Land to work upon leads them so naturally into Agriculture, that it prevails over every other occupation.

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