A summary, historical and political, of the first planting, progressive improvements, and present state of the British settlements in North-America: containing I. Some general account of ancient and modern colonies, the granting and settling of the British continent and West-India island colonies ... II. The Hudson's-Bay Company's lodges ... III. Newfoundland harbours and cod-fishery : IV. The province of L'Acadie or Nova Scotia ... V. The several grants ... united by a new charter in the present province of Massachusetts-Bay, commonly called New-England
Boston, New England, printed, London, re-printed for R. Baldwin, 1755 - Great Britain
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Page 165 - ... win and incite the natives of [the] country to the knowledge and obedience of the only true God and Saviour of mankind, and the Christian faith, which in our royal intention, and the adventurers' free profession, is the principal end of this plantation.
Page 132 - Who builds a church to God, and not to Fame, Will never mark the marble with his name...
Page 164 - The Governor and Company of the English Colony of Connecticut, in New England, in America...
Page 380 - The church hath power to decree rites and ceremonies, and authority in controversies of faith...
Page 340 - An act for regulating the commencement of the year; and for correcting the calendar now in use.
Page 153 - But I fay unto you, Love your enemies, blefs them that curfe you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which defpitefully ufe you, and perfecute you...
Page 194 - Security, Bail, or Mainprize for his Appearance and good Behaviour in the mean Time, unless it be for Capital Crimes, Contempt in open Court, or in such Cases wherein some express Law doth allow of, or order the same.
Page 303 - Pennfylvania, and Territories thereunto belonging, in America, may appear ; which Charter or °Frame being found in fome Parts of it, not fo fuitable to the prefent Circumftances of the Inhabitants, was in the third Month, in the Year One...
Page 224 - ... sides, since the time that the late unhappy war broke out, either in Europe or elsewhere, shall be restored to the former lord and proprietor, in the same condition they shall be in, when the peace itself shall be proclaimed ; after which time there shall be no spoil nor plunder of the inhabitants, no demolition of fortifications, nor carrying away of guns, powder or other military stores, which belonged to any castle or fort, at the time when it was taken.