History of Newfields, New Hampshire, 1638-1911

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Rumford Press, 1912 - Newfields (N.H.) - 785 pages
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Page 327 - It is therefore ordered, That every township in this jurisdiction, after the Lord hath increased them to the number of fifty householders, shall then forthwith appoint one within their town to teach all such children as shall resort to him to write and read...
Page 8 - Name of the Council Established at Plymouth in the County of Devon, for the Planting, Ruling, Ordering and Governing of New England in America...
Page 15 - Forasmuch as it hath bene found by sad experience that much trouble and disturbance hath happened both to the church and civil!
Page 327 - ... of such children, or by the inhabitants in general, by way of supply, as the major part of those...
Page 243 - Resolved, that it be recommended to the several assemblies, Conventions and Councils or Committees of Safety of the United Colonies, immediately to cause all persons to be disarmed, within their respective Colonies, who are notoriously disaffected to the cause of America, or who have not associated, and refuse to associate to defend by Arms the United Colonies against the Hostile attempts of the British Fleets and Armies.
Page 226 - It had been as unnatural for a right New England man to live without an able ministry, as for a smith to work his iron without a fire.
Page 241 - ... to call a full and free representation of the people, and that the said representatives, if they think it necessary, establish such a form of government as, in their judgment, will best produce the happiness of the people and most effectually secure peace and good order in the colony during the continuance of the present dispute between Great Britain and the colonies.
Page 324 - ... have and are liable to — Provided that no person shall be compelled to join or support, or be classed with, or associated to any congregation, church or religious society without his express consent first had and obtained...
Page 1 - Wee are all Freeholders; the Rent-Day doth not trouble us; and all those good Blessings we have, of which and what we list In their Seasons, for taking.
Page 3 - Wiggan intended to have defended his right by the sword, but it seems both the litigants had so much wit in their anger as to wave the battle, each accounting himself to have done very manfully in what was threatened ; so as in respect, not of what did, but what might have fallen out, the place to this day retains the formidable name of Bloody Point.

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