Records of the Colony of New Plymouth, in New England: Acts of the Commissioners of the United Colonies of New England, 1643-1679

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Press of W. White, 1859 - Barnstable County (Mass.)
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Page xvi - O eloquent, just, and mighty Death ! whom none could advise, thou hast persuaded ; what none hath dared, thou hast done ; and whom all the world hath flattered, thou only hast cast out of the world and despised ; thou hast drawn together all the far-stretched greatness, all the pride, cruelty, and ambition of man, and covered it all over with these two narrow words, Hie jacet...
Page xv - Ancient foundations, when once they become destructive to those very ends for which they were first ordained, and prove hinderances to the good and enjoyment of human societies, to the true worship of God, and the safety of the people, are for their sakes, and upon the same reasons to be altered, for which they were first laid.
Page 47 - Sagamores and deputie do hereby pmise that they will forthw'h deliuer and restore all such Indian fugitiues or captiues wch haue at any tyme fled from any of the English, and are now liueing or abideing w'h or amongst them, or giue due...
Page 7 - It is further agreed, That if any of the Confederates shall hereafter break any of these present Articles, or be any other...
Page 62 - Netherlands for the high and mighty Lords the States of the Vnited Belgicke Provinces, for his Excellency the Prince of Orange, and for the most noble Lords, the Administrators of the West India Company to thee Theophilus Eaton Governoure of this place, by vs called the Red Hills in New Netherland, but by the English called New Haven...
Page xiv - That the said general government be administered by a President-General, to be appointed and supported by the crown; and a Grand Council, to be chosen by the representatives of the people of the several Colonies met in their respective assemblies.
Page 149 - Dutchmen, or person of any other forraigne nation, or any English living amongst them, or under the government of them, or any of them, to trade with any indian or indians, within the limmits of this jurissdiction, either directly or indirectly, by themselves or others, under penalty of confiscation of all such goods and vessells, as shall bee found so trading, or the due value thereof, uppon just proofe made of any goods, or...
Page 82 - ... Colonies, and for this purpose the Commissioners for the Massachusetts were desired to advise with the generall Courte and Elders there for the orderinge such a course, and how such schollars may be imployed and incouraged, when they leave the Colledge either in New Plantations, or as Schoole masters, or in ships, till they be called and fitted for other service.
Page xiv - June next for holding an Interview with the Indians of the Five Nations and making them presents on the part of the said Governments usual upon such occasions in order to confirm and Establish their antient attachment to his Majesty and their constant Friendship to his Majesties Subjects on this Continent.
Page 6 - It is also agreed that if any servant runn away from his master into any other of these confederated Jurisdiccons, That in such Case, vpon the Certyficate of one...

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