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Little, Brown, 1862 - New England
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Page 582 - I am counted worthy to suffer for the name of Jesus. Whereupon John Wilson (their pastor, as they call him) struck me before the judgment-seat, and cursed me, saying, The curse of God or Jesus go with thee...
Page 715 - Library on or before the 1 stamped below. A fine of five cents a day is i: by retaining it beyond the s; time.
Page 458 - I thinke it containes any thing but truth; but because the names of some parties, that acted in our troubles, that have, since that time, (I hope) repented, and so God having pardoned their sins in Heaven, I should have...
Page 273 - ... Rev. Charles Chauncy, then living at Scituate. He married, n May, 1643, Elizabeth, daughter of the Rev. Ralph Partridge, of Duxbury; and became minister of the church at Weymouth, 2 January, 1644/5, where he labored for twenty years. "His good sense," says Savage in his curiously abbreviated words, "unit, with a general acquaint, in science of that day, acquir. for him great reput. as a physician, and to complete his honors, Mather wh. always loves an exaggera. makes him compose a Hebrew Lexicon,...
Page 257 - ... and, in 1701, another grant, of ten acres, with the condition annexed, that he should support "old Father Churchill " for life. This land was situated in Sandy Bay, near Davison's Run. He died about 1732; leaving an estate of 399, and the following children : William ; John ; Elizabeth, born in 1691 ; Honour, 1693 ; Richard, 1695 ; Joseph, 1698 ; Benjamin, 1700; Caleb, 1703; Samuel, 1706; and Sarah, 1716. WILLIAM married Elizabeth Felt in 1708, and had several children ; but none of the name...
Page 189 - Being last night at the Exchandge, I enquired what ship-carpenters Mr. Winthrop, the Governor, had with him in New England : when I was informed by Mr. Aldersey, the lord-keeper's brother-in-law, and Mr. Cradock, that the Governor hath with him one William Stephens, a shipwright ; soe able a man, as they believe there is hardly such an other to be found in this kingdom.
Page 102 - WALTER, Boston, by w. Mary, wh. join. our ch. 23 May 1647, had Mary, b. 19 Nov. 1640; Eliz. 23 June 1642, d. soon ; John, 10 July 1643 ; and on Sunday aft. the adm. of his w. had bapt. Mary, John, and Stephen, the last "being 1 yr. 6 mos. and a. 18 days old,
Page 182 - Winthrop, i. 1s9, ed. 1853. woman. like a fish, part like a bird, part like a beast, and had no neck : it had scales, claws, and horns. These three persons had the sentence of death pronounced against them by the General Court, then sitting ; and well they deserved it. Most of the godly have cause to rejoice, and bless the Lord that strengthens our magistrates and deputies to bear witness against such blasphemers.
Page 338 - JOHN, Isle of Shoals, fisherman, by his will of 31 Oct. 1670, gave small sum to his min. Thomas Wells of Kittery, and bestow. the rest on John Amerideth and Joanna his w. and as the inv. of Apr. foil. was of so considera.
Page 171 - Boston, younger br. of the first Comfort, a surgeon, had come prob. soon aft. or even with him, from Canterbury, Co. Kent, and brot. w. Susan, and one ch. serv. as our Col. rec. shows, in the Pequot war, 1637, and d.