History of the Lackawanna Valley

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Lippincott, 1885 - Lackawanna County (Pa.) - 549 pages
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Page 22 - We don't give you the liberty to think about it. You are women ! Take the advice of a wise man and remove immediately.
Page 102 - Easterne bounds are to bee determined by a meridian line to bee drawn from the head of the said River unto the said three and fortieth degree, the said lands to...
Page 104 - We are unanimously of opinion, that the state of Connecticut has no right to the lands in controversy. We are also unanimously of opinion, that the jurisdiction 12 and pre-emption of all the territory lying within the charter boundary of Pennsylvania, and now claimed by the state of Connecticut, do of right belong to the state of Pennsylvania.
Page 100 - America, and to their successors and assigns for ever, all that part of America, lying and being in breadth, from forty degrees of northerly latitude from the equinoctial line, to forty-eight degrees of the said northerly latitude inclusively, and in length, of and within all the breadth aforesaid, throughout the main lands from sea to sea...
Page 21 - You have told us a blind story, that you sent a messenger to us, to inform us of the sale; but he never came amongst us, nor did we ever hear any thing about it. This is acting in the dark, and very different from the conduct our Six Nations observe in the sales of land.
Page 101 - North and South and in Latitude Breadth and in Length and Longitude of and within all the Breadth and Compass aforesaid throughout the Main Land there from the said...
Page 101 - Bay, where the said river falleth into the sea; and on the north by the line of the Massachusetts plantation; and on the south by the sea; and in longitude as the line of the Massachusetts colony, running from east to west, that is to say, from the said Narraganset Bay on the east, to the south sea on the west part, with the islands thereunto adjoining...
Page 431 - When he had penetrated to the depth of eighteen feet, he came to a mass of native copper ten feet long, three feet wide, and nearly two feet thick, and weighing over six tons. On digging around it the mass was found to rest on billets of oak supported by sleepers of the same material. This wood...
Page 22 - But we do not know whether, considering how you have demeaned yourselves, you will be permitted to live there ; or whether you have not swallowed that land down your throats, as well as the land on this side. We therefore assign you two places to go to — either to Wyoming, or Shamokin.
Page 100 - Warwick and others, to the number of forty noblemen, knights and gentlemen, by the name 'of the Council established at Plymouth in the county of Devon, for the planting, ruling and governing of New England in America...

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