A History of the Town of Poultney, Vermont: From Its Settlement to the Year 1875, with Family and Biographical Sketches and Incidents

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J. Joslin, B. Frisbie and F. Ruggles., 1875 - Poultney (Vt.) - 368 pages
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Page 98 - For they got not the land in possession by their own sword, neither did their own arm save them: but thy right hand, and thine arm, and the light of thy countenance, because...
Page 142 - If I forget thee, O Jerusalem, let my right hand forget her cunning ! If I do not remember thee, let my tongue cleave to the roof of my mouth ; if I prefer not Jerusalem above my chief joy...
Page 13 - 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...
Page 12 - 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 following the said 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 109 - I will remember the works of the LORD : surely I will remember thy wonders of old. 12 I will meditate also of all thy work, and talk of thy doings.
Page 12 - 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 13 - That all white and other Pine Trees within the said Township, fit for Masting Our Royal Navy, be carefully preserved for that Use, and none to be cut or felled without Our special License for so doing first had and obtained, upon the Penalty of the Forfeiture of the Right of such Grantee, his Heirs and Assigns, to Us, our Heirs and Successors, as well as being subject the Penalty of any Act or Acts of Parliament that now are, or hereafter shall be Enacted.
Page 14 - One Shilling Proclamation Money for Every Hundred Acres he so owns settles or possesses, and so in Proportion for a greater or lesser Tract of the said Land ; which Money shall be paid by the respective Persons...
Page 355 - Sherman was a member of the convention which formed the constitution of the United States ; and he was chosen a representative from this State to the first Congress under this constitution.
Page 13 - Meeting for ever hereafter for the Choice of such Officers for the said Town, shall be on the Second Tuesday of March annually...

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