Records of the Town of Plymouth: 1636 to 1705

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Avery & Doten, 1889 - Plymouth (Mass.)
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Page xiii - Govr to have some portion of land given them for continuance, and not by yearly lotte, for by that means, that which the more industrious had brought into good culture (by much pains) one year, came to leave it the nexte, and often another might injoye it; so as the dressing of their lands were the more sleighted over, and to lese profite.
Page xiii - ... and peck, etc.; (for money they had none) and if any had, corn was preferred before it. That they might therefore increase their tillage to better advantage: they made suit to the Governor to have some portion of land given them for continuance; and not by yearly lot; for by that means...
Page 161 - Turrett and the sweeping of the meeting house and the Ringing of the bell...
Page 229 - Select-men are required to take effectual care, and endeavour that this Act in all the particulars thereof be duly observed : As also to restrain all persons from Swimming in the Water unnecessarily ; And unseasonable Walking in Streets, or Fields, in any part of this Province ; Keeping open their Shops or following their secular Occasions, or Recreations in the Evening preceding the Lord's Day, or any part of the said Day, or Evening following.
Page 229 - Higler, or any their Servants, shall travel on that Day, or any part thereof, Except by some adversity they were belated, and forced to lodge in the Woods, Wilderness, or High-ways the Night before ; and in such case to travel no further than the next Inn, or Place of Shelter, on that day, upon the penalty of Twenty shillings.
Page 138 - Dispose ; The Towne have Graunted unto the said Samuell Ryder all theire Right, and Interest in the said land, which is twenty five acrees of land, lying att Mannomett ponds aforsaid ; as it is now bounded, and in the possession of him the said Samuell Ryder, To him and his heires and assignes for ever ; " (To be continued) HARWICH, MASS., VITAL RECORDS (Continued from Vol.
Page 63 - Neck are described : 3rd lot is on the West side of the South Point bounded on the south end with a walnut stake standing...
Page 229 - Publick house of Entertainment, shall entertain or suffer any of the Inhabitants of the respective Towns where they dwell, or others not being strangers, or Lodgers in such Houses, to abide or remain in their Houses...
Page 14 - Col. Rec. 1635. Lt. William Holmes was appointed to instruct the people of Plymouth and Duxbury in arms ; and the next year Capt. Standish was joined to him...
Page 41 - Right title and enterest of and into the same to belong to the onely proper use and behoofe of him the said John...

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