History of the Boyd Family and Descendants: With Historical Sketches of the Ancient Family of Boyd's in Scotland from the Year 1200, and Those of Ireland from the Year 1680, with Records of Their Descendants in Kent, New Windsor, Albany, Middletown and Salem, N. Y., Boston, Mass., Northumberland County, Pa., and Sketches of Those from the Southern and Western States from 1740 to 1912

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John P. Smith Printing Company, 1912 - 507 pages
 

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Page 207 - States, or any other your Superior officer, according to the rules and discipline of War, in pursuance of the trust reposed in you. This Commission to continue in force, until revoked by this, or a future Congress, the Committee of Congress before mentioned, or a Committee of the States.
Page 73 - Tower from whence you came ; from thence you must be drawn to the place of execution ; when you come there, you must be hanged by the neck, but not till you are dead ; for you must be cut down alive ; then your bowels must be taken out, and burnt before your faces ; then your heads must be severed from your bodies, and your 'bodies must be divided, each into four quarters, and these must be at the King's disposal.
Page 198 - Payment well and truly to be made, we bind ourselves, and each of us, our, and each of our Heirs, Executors and Administrators jointly and severally, firmly by these Presents.
Page 81 - Interest to your own where ever they interfere. Love your family and your children, when you have any, but never let your regard for them drive you on the rock I split upon, when on that account I departed from my Principles and brought the guilt of Rebellion and public and particular desolation on my head, for which I am now under the sentence justly due to my crime.
Page 207 - Captain — and you are also to observe and follow such Orders and Directions, as you shall from Time to Time receive from...
Page 74 - Lord Kilmarnock is tall and slender, with an extreme fine person : his behaviour a most just mixture between dignity and submission ; if in anything to be reprehended, a little affected, and his hair too exactly dressed for a man in his situation ; but when I say this, it is not to find fault with him, but to show how little fault there was to be found.
Page 73 - ... when you come there, you must be hanged by the neck, but not till you are dead, for you must be cut down alive ; then your bowels must be taken out, and burnt before your faces ; then your heads must be severed from your bodies ; and your bodies must be divided each into four quarters, and these must be at the King's disposal. And God Almighty be merciful to your souls...
Page 76 - ... upon the block ; which the executioner observing, prayed his lordship to let his hands fall down, lest they should be mangled, or break the blow. Then he was told that the neck of his waistcoat was in the \ťay ; upon which he rose up, and with the help of one of his friends, Mr.
Page 81 - I must likewise give you my last advice. Seek God in your youth, and when you are old he will not depart from you. Be at pains to acquire good habits now, that they may grow up and become strong in you. Love mankind, and do justice to all men. Do good to as many as you can, and neither shut your ears nor your purse to those in distress whom it is in your power to relieve. Believe me, you will find more joy in one beneficent action, and in your cool...
Page 15 - But for not owning prelacy, And not abjuring presbytery, Within the sea, tied to a stake, She suffered for Christ Jesus

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