A History of Guildhall, Vt

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Everett C. Benton, publisher, 1886 - Essex County (Vt.) - 270 pages
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Page 2 - Massachusetts, is to be expended for books for the College Library. The other half of the income is devoted to scholarships in Harvard University for the benefit of descendants of HENRY BRIGHT, JR., who died at Watertown, Massachusetts, in 1686.
Page 59 - Persons abovesaid, their Heirs or Assigns, in our Council Chamber in Portsmouth or to such Officer or Officers as shall be appointed to receive the same; and this to be in Lieu of all other Rents and Services whatsoever.
Page 57 - And that as soon as the said Town shall consist of fifty Families, a market may be opened and kept one or more days in each week as may be thought most advantageous to the inhabitants.
Page 59 - One whole Share for the Incorporated Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts, One Share for a Glebe for the Church of England as by Law established, One Share for the First Settled Minister of the Gospel and One Share for the Benefit of a School in said Town...
Page 56 - Lands by Rocks, Ponds, Mountains and Rivers. One Thousand and Forty Acres free, according to a Plan and Survey thereof made by Our said Governor's Order, and returned into the Secretary's Office, and hereunto annexed, butted and bounded as follows, Viz.
Page 58 - Yielding and paying therefor to Us our Heirs and Successors, for the Space of ten Years, to be computed from the Date hereof, the Rent of one Ear of Indian Corn only, on the...
Page 57 - Share or Proportion of Land in said Township and continue to improve and settle the same by additional Cultivations on Penalty of the Forfeiture of his Grant or Share in the said Township, and of its reverting to Us our...
Page 56 - Priviledges and Immunities that other towns within our Province by Law exercise and enjoy: And further that the said Town as soon as there shall be fifty Families resident and settled thereon shall have the liberty of holding two fairs one of which shall be held on the and the other on the annually — which fairs are not to continue longer than the respective...
Page 57 - Meeting, forever, hereafter, for the choice of such Officers for the said Town shall be on the Second Tuesday of March annually. To HAVE and to HOLD the said Tract of Land, as above expressed, together with all...

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