History of Middlesex County, New Jersey, 1664-1920, Volume 1

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John Patrick Wall, Harold E. Pickersgill
Lewis historical publishing Company, Incorporated, 1921 - Middlesex County (N.J.)

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Page 27 - Island, and bounded on the east part by the main sea and part by Hudson's River, and hath upon the west Delaware Bay or river, and extendeth southward to the main ocean as far as Cape May, at the mouth of Delaware Bay, and to the northward as far as the...
Page 125 - Soil party declared in its platform, on which it nominated John P. Hale, of New Hampshire, for president, and George W. Julian, of Indiana, for vice-president...
Page 185 - New-Jersey, for the education of youth in the learned languages, liberal and useful arts and sciences, and especially in divinity ; preparing them for the ministry, and other good offices.
Page 46 - Green, he commenced the study of the law in the Middle Temple, and was called to the bar in 1714.
Page 258 - I would take the liberty of mentioning a gentleman whom I think highly deserving of notice, not only on account of his abilities, but for the very great assistance which he has afforded us in the course of this winter, merely in the nature of a volunteer. This gentleman is Dr. John Cochran, well known to all the faculty. The place for which he is...
Page 27 - Hudson's river, and all the lands from the west side of Connecticut river, to the east side of Delaware bay.
Page 41 - ... and weed the rancor out of his own mind, and the work is done at once. " Leave disputes of property to the laws, and injuries to the avenger of them ; and like good subjects, and good Christians, join hearts and hands for the common good.
Page 45 - Will is now nineteen years of age, a tall, proper youth, and much of a beau. He acquired a habit of idleness on the Expedition ; but begins of late to apply himself to business, and I hope will become an industrious man. He imagined his father had got enough for him, but I have assured him that I intend to spend what little I have myself, if it please God that I live long enough ; and as he by no means wants acuteness, he can see by my going on that I mean to be as good as my word.
Page 23 - ... telling that I was afraid of them, the Countrey People laughed at it : neither are the Snakes any thing to be noticed, for nothing can come near them, but they give warning with the ratling of their tail, so that People may either kill them, or go by them as they please. Oxen are so well taught that they go sometimes in a Plough, or Cart, without Horse, or without a Gade-man ; Horses and Cattle are as cheap as in Scotland, considering their goodness and the difference of the Money. All sorts...
Page 244 - If you design to come hither yourself, you may come as a Planter, or a Merchant, but as a Doctor of Medicine I cannot advise you ; for I...

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