A History of Framingham, Massachusetts: Including the Plantation, from 1640 to the Present Time, with an Appendix, Containing a Notice of Sudbury and Its First Proprietors; Also, a Register of the Inhabitants of Framingham Before 1800, with Genealogical Sketches

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J. Munroe and Company, 1847 - Framingham (Mass.) - 456 pages
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Page 110 - For the earth which drinketh in the rain that cometh oft upon it, and bringeth forth herbs meet for them by whom it is dressed, receiveth blessing from God : but that which beareth thorns and briers is rejected, and is nigh unto cursing; whose end is to be burned.
Page 109 - The voice of the Lord is upon the waters: the God of glory thundereth: the Lord is upon many waters.
Page 9 - He was a gentleman of such estate and repute in the world, that it cost him a considerable sum to escape the knighthood which King Charles I. imposed upon all, of so much per annum...
Page 15 - Charles I. imposed on all of so much per annum; and of such figure and esteem in the church that he procured that famous lecture at Framlingham in Suffolk, where he had a fine manor, which lecture was kept by Mr.
Page 7 - that memorable old schoolmaster in Cambridge from whose education our college and country have received so many of its worthy men...
Page 47 - Land part thereof plowed or brought to English Grass and fenced, and build and finish a convenient Meeting House for the publick Worship of GOD...
Page 47 - Farm (being about two acres and a half for one) and is in full satisfaction thereof, and that the said Proprietors be and hereby are allowed and impowred by a Surveyor and Chain-men on Oath to survey and lay out the said ten thousand eight hundred acres in the said Gore, and return a Plat thereof to this Court within twelve months for confirmation to them their heirs and assigns respectively.
Page 22 - The quantity of the land belonging to it is about three thousand acres. The Indians plant upon a great hill, which is very fertile. These people worship God and keep the Sabbath, and observe civil order, as do the other towns. They have a constable and other officers. Their ruler's name is Pamphaman ; a sober and active man, and pious. Their teacher's name is Job ; a person well accepted for piety and abilities among them. This town was the last settling of the old towns. They have plenty of corn,...
Page 89 - And that you do not give your assent to any act of assembly that shall imply the willingness of your constituents to submit to any internal Taxes that are imposed otherwise than by the Great and General Court of this Province, according to the constitution of this Government.
Page 115 - ... owned and consented to by the elders and messengers of the churches...

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