History of New London, Connecticut: From the First Survey of the Coast in 1612 to 1860

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H. D. Utley, 1895 - History - 696 pages

History of New London, Connecticut: From the First Survey of the Coast in 1612 To 1860 by Cecelia Griswold Frances Manwaring Caulkins, first published in 1895, is a rare manuscript, the original residing in one of the great libraries of the world. This book is a reproduction of that original, which has been scanned and cleaned by state-of-the-art publishing tools for better readability and enhanced appreciation.

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Page 417 - The Lord hath his way in the whirlwind and in the storm, and the clouds are the dust of his feet.
Page 125 - a fit and convenient place for future trade, it being also the only place which the English of these parts have possessed by conquest, and that by a very just war, upon that great and warlike people, the
Page 584 - on the south side is the following inscription : " This Monument was erected under the patronage of the State of Connecticut, AD, 1830, and in the 55th year of the Independence of the USA, in memory of the
Page 584 - this spot, on the 8th of September, AD 1781, when the British under the command of the traitor Benedict Arnold, burnt the towns of New London and Groton, and spread desolation and woe throughout this region.
Page 502 - London ; to see their worship and worshippers weighed in the balance and found wanting. With a true account of what the people called Rogerenes have suffered in that town, from the 10th of June, 1764, to the 13th of December, 1766.
Page 223 - and made great disturbance, behaving themselves in such a frantic manner as if possessed with a diabolical spirit, so affrighting and amazing that several women swooned and fainted away. John Rogers to be whipped fifteen lashes, and for unlawfully re-baptizing to pay £5. The others to be whipped.
Page 224 - an open declaration of war against the great red dragon, and against the beast to which he gives power; and against the false church that rides upon the beast; and against the false prophets who are established by the dragon and the beast; and also a proclamation of derision against the sword of the devil's spirit, which is prisons, stocks, whips, fines and
Page 574 - Ledyard, raising and lowering his sword, in token of submission, and advancing to present it to him. The ferocious officer received the sword, and plunged it up to the hilt in the owner's bosom ; while his attendants rushing upon the falling hero, dispatched him with their bayonets.
Page 262 - grief of his parents. ** John Lewis and Sarah Chapman presented for sitting together on the Lord's day, under an apple tree, in Goodman Chapman's orchard.
Page 618 - blessed with his instruction. The friend of man, he ever desired their good, The enemy of vice, he ever opposed it. Christian! dost thou aspire to happiness,

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