Stearns Genealogy and Memoirs, Volume 1

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Courier Press Company, 1901

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Page 8 - Every man of the children of Israel shall pitch by his own standard, with the ensign of their father's house: far off about the tabernacle of the congregation shall they pitch.
Page 20 - I give and recommend my soul into the hands of God that gave it and my body to the earth...
Page 17 - Biscoe were appointed by the selectmen "to consider how the bridge over the river shall be built, and to agree with the workmen for doing it, according to their best discretion.
Page 200 - Resolved, That these resolutions be entered upon the records of the board, and a copy thereof, properly engrossed, be sent to Mr.
Page 38 - ... Connecticut. The two Articles together constitute a mass of information which will well repay the perusal and study of the friends of education and human progress. LIFE OF HAVELOCK.* — The preface of this memoir of Gen. Havelock reminds us of the fact that when the news of his death reached New York, the flags of the shipping in the port were hung at half mast. The sense of personal loss that was then everywhere felt in this country will not soon be forgotten by those who in 1857 watched for...
Page 120 - Sir Henry and George Hastings, grandsons of the Earl of Huntingdon, had sons who became Puritans, and were obliged by persecution to leave their native land and find homes in the New World.
Page 22 - Before subscribing, my will is, that when those several legacies are paid out according to my Will within mentioned, then my will is, that the remainder of my estate shall be equally divided among my children then living, and so subscribe ihe day aforesaid by putting to my hand in presence of. ISACK STERNES. (This signature was written five days before his decease.) "WILLIAM BOND. SEN'R. "JOHN BISCOE. SEN'R.
Page 20 - I, Isack Stearns, of Watertown, in the County of Middlesex, being sick in body, but through the goodness of God in sound memory, do declare this to be my last Will and Testament, in manner and form as followeth: "Imp.
Page 327 - Two years after his admission to the Bar, he was elected a member of the State Senate, in North Carolina, and afterwards a member of the House.

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