Notes, Historical, Descriptive, and Personal, of Livermore, in Androscoggin (formerly in Oxford) County, Maine

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Bailey & Noyes, 1874 - Livermore (Me.) - 169 pages
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Page 10 - Every male person, being twenty-one years of age, and resident in any particular town in this Commonwealth for the space of one year next preceding, having a freehold estate within the same town of the annual income of three pounds, or any estate of the value of sixty pounds, shall have a right to vote in the choice of a representative or representatives for the said town.
Page 102 - He shall not drop, said my uncle Toby, firmly. — A-well-o'day, — do what we can for him, said Trim, maintaining his point, the poor soul will die : He shall not die, by G — , cried my uncle Toby. The accusing- spirit, which flew up to heaven's chancery with the oath, blushed as he gave it in — and the recording angel, as he wrote it down, dropp'da tear upon the word, and blotted it out for ever.
Page 6 - River, and adjoining some former grant on the condition that the proprietors settle sixty families in said town in seven years, build a house for the public worship of God, settle a learned Protestant minister, and lay out one sixty-fourth part for the first settled minister, one sixty-fourth part for the ministery, one sixty-fourth for the use of schools, and one sixty- fourth part for the use of Harvard College.
Page 126 - Town, build a house for publick worship, and settle a learned Protestant Minister, and lay out one sixtyfourth part of said town for the use of the first settled Minister, and one other sixty-fourth part for the Ministry, and one other sixty-fourth part for a Grammar School, and one sixty-fourth part for the use of Harvard College.
Page 25 - He was appointed one of the judges of the high court of errors and appeals in 1783, in 1787 to the council of censors...
Page 18 - I, Samuel Benjamin, a resident citizen of the United States of America, an inhabitant of Livermore, in the County of Oxford, and State of Massachusetts, on oath declare, that from the battle of Lexington, April 19, 1775, in which I was engaged, I was in the Continental service in the Revolutionary war, without .ever leaving said service, even so much as one day, until the 6th day of August, AD 1782. I served the eight months...
Page 126 - ... to my beloved wife, Rosa Freedman, and to my good friend, Jonas Heller, of New York City, to have and to hold the same to themselves, their heirs and assigns, forever, upon the uses and trusts following, viz.: At the time of my death, should my daughters, Fannie and Rachel, or either of them, be unmarried, I give and bequeath to such of them as may be unmarried the sum of $5,000.
Page 69 - Maulmain in the latter part of May, 1827, and planted a mission which became the central point of all the Baptist missions in Burmah In Apr.
Page 34 - Munroe, put up with them for the night. He had just sprung his net on six dozen pigeons, and took them all. To take a whole flock is a common thing with him.
Page 18 - At the battle of Bunker Hill, on the 17th of June, 1775...

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