Old Times: A Magazine Devoted to the Preservation and Publication of Documents Relating to the Early History of North Yarmouth, Maine, Volumes 5-8

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Augustus W. Corliss, 1881 - Cumberland Center (Me.)

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Page 864 - God therefore calling to 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...
Page 864 - Executors, nothing doubting but at the General resurrection I shall receive the same again by the Mighty Power of God, and as touching such worldly estate wherewith it hath pleased God to bless me with in this Life I give devise and dispose of the same in the following manner and form.
Page 864 - 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...
Page 959 - To the Honorable the Senate and the Honorable the House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, in General Court assembled...
Page 1071 - The above instrument, consisting of one sheet, (or "two sheets,") was, at the date thereof, signed, sealed, published and declared by the said AB, as and for his last will and testament, in presence of us. who, at his request and in his presence, and in the presence of each other, have subseribed our names as witnesses...
Page 875 - And I will very gladly spend and be spent for you ; though the more abundantly I love you, the less I be loved.
Page 868 - ... modesty that connects itself with genius and rare excellence. It will be asked, why one with such gifts, was so little known? There was a tendency in Brother Soule to shrink from responsibility and observation. He did not like to come in conflict with others. He seldom cared to measure his strength by that of opponents.
Page 1181 - Octr. ye 29th 1775 in the 26 year of his age Death is a debt to Nature Due As I have paid it so must you.
Page 644 - The form of the submission was as follows, " We, the inhabitants of Black Point, Blue Point, Spurwink, and Casco bay, with all the islands thereunto belonging, do own and acknowledge ourselves to be subject to the government of Massachusetts bay in New England, as appears by our particular subscriptions in reference of those articles formerly granted to Dover, Kittery, and York, which are now granted and confirmed unto us, together with some additions as upon record doth appear.
Page 639 - A sermon, delivered July 23, 1812, on occasion of the state fast, appointed in consequence of the declaration of war against Great Britain.

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