The Baxter Family: Descendants of George and Thomas Baxter, of Westchester County, New York, as Well as Some West Virginia and South Carolina Lines

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T.A. Wright, 1913 - 157 pages
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Page 59 - God and calling unto mind the mortality of my body and •knowing that it is appointed for all men once to die do make and ordain this my last Will and Testament, that is to say principally and first of all I give and recommend my soul into the hands of Almighty God that gave it, and my body I recommend to the earth, to be buried In decent christian burial at the discretion of my executors. Nothing doubting but at the general resurrection I shall receive the same again by the mighty power of God.
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Page 14 - Amsterdam ; it has four regular bastions mounted with several pieces of artillery. All these bastions and the curtains were in 1643 but ramparts of earth, most of which had crumbled away? so that the fort could be entered on all sides.
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Page 14 - ... which had crumbled away? so that the fort could be entered on all sides. There were no ditches. There were sixty soldiers to garrison the said fort and another which they had built still further up against the incursions of the savages their enemies. They were beginning to face the gates and bastions with stone. Within this fort stood a pretty large church built of stone ; the house of the Governor, whom they called Director General, quite neatly built of brick, the storehouses and barracks.

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