A History of Old Tioga Point and Early Athens, Pennsylvania

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1908 - Athens (Pa.) - 656 pages
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Page 606 - That all courts shall be open; and every man for an injury done him in his lands, goods, person, or reputation, shall have remedy by the due course of law, and right and justice administered without sale, denial, or delay.
Page 347 - Dnnkhouse and his heirs, and against all and every other person or persons whomsoever lawfully claiming or to claim the same or any part thereof, by, from, or under him, them, or any of them, shall and will warrant and forever defend.
Page 39 - Ye say they all have passed away, That noble race and brave ; That their light canoes have vanished, From off the crested wave. That 'mid the forests where they roamed, There rings no hunter's shout ; But their name is on your waters, Ye may not wash it out...
Page 170 - When your army entered the country of the Six Nations, we called you the town destroyer; and to this day, when that name is heard, our women look behind them and turn pale, and our children cling close to the necks of their mothers.
Page 347 - TOGETHER with all and singular the tenements, hereditaments, and appurtenances thereunto belonging or in any wise appertaining, and the reversion and reversions, remainder and remainders, rents, issues, and profits thereof; and also all the estate, right, title, interest, property...
Page 574 - My hopes are with the Dead ; anon My place with them will be, And I with them shall travel on Through all futurity ; Yet leaving here a name, I trust, That will not perish in the dust.
Page 213 - ... would greatly tend to fix and secure said Indian nations in allegiance to his majesty, and friendship with his subjects; and, accordingly, hereby manifest their ready acquiescence therein, if it should be his majesty's royal pleasure to grant said lands to said petitioners, and thereon erect and settle a new colony, in such form and under such regulations, as might be consistent with his royal wisdom; and, also, beg leave humbly to recommend the petitioners to his royal favour in the premises.
Page 464 - Secretary, to be appointed as aforesaid, shall, before they act, as such respectively take an oath or affirmation before some judge or justice of the peace...
Page 63 - ... you have demeaned yourselves, you will be permitted to live there, or whether you have not swallowed that land down your throats as well as the land on this side. We, therefore, assign you two places to go — either to Wyoming or Shamokin. You may go to either of these places and then we shall have you more under our eye, and shall see how you behave.
Page 216 - We have the Honour to be with great respect your Excellency's most obedient and very Humble Servants. "His Excellency John Dickinson Esqr.

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