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Publishments, Marriages, Births and Deaths from the Earlier Records of ...
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Page 12 - Blessed are the dead that die in the Lord ; for they rest from their labours, and their works do follow them.
Page 12 - ... objects the best chance of establishment in the community. The temper of the Chief Justice was singularly placable and benevolent. It was not in his power to remember an injury. A few days before his death, he said to two of his friends, attendant upon that scene, "I am at peace with all the world. I bear no ill-will to any human being; and there is no person in existence, to whom I would not do good, and render a service, if it were in my power. No man can be happy who does not forgive injuries...
Page 12 - May all by his example be excited to live the life of the righteous, that our latter end may be like his...
Page 11 - ... until the voice of the archangel and the trump of God shall awake the dead.
Page 4 - Our soldiers being much worn but having been in the field this fourteen weeks and little, hopes of finding the enemy, we are this day returning toward our General, but as for my own part, I shall be ready to serve God and the country in this just war, so long as I have life and health, not else to trouble you, I rest yours to serve in what I am able.
Page 8 - Voted, To give Sir Thomas Potwine a call to settle with us in the work of the ministry. Voted, To give Sir Thomas Potwine, of Coventry, two thousand pounds in money, old tenor, as it now passes, as a settlement. Voted, To give Sir Thomas Potwine five hundred pounds for his yearly salary.
Page 6 - ... Josiah Pierce, when he wrote his History of Gorham, in 1862, had access, says Mr. King, to both proprietors' and town records for he makes no mention of their loss. Subsequent to 1862 there must have been a wholesale removal of books from the town clerk's office, as for several years the town was left with few records bearing dates prior to the present century. "The loss was unaccountable, and the mystery not lessened by the return four or flve years ago of the oldest volumes of the town records...
Page 3 - A Monument standing in the centre of the town bears this inscription : May 6, 1805 Capt. John Phinney commenced the First Settlement in this town. May 1736 Gr. by the General Court 1732 to the Narragansett Soldiers. This assigned to Capt. John Gorham and 119 others then called Narragansett No. 7 Town inc.