The Maine Historical Magazine, Volume 3

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Page 150 - To the Honorable Senate and the Honorable House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General Court Assembled...
Page 224 - CRR , the dip is to the east, at an angle of about 40 degrees. The stone, as it is exposed in the quarries, is a mass of fragments. This exposure is on the south side of the river. On the north side of the river two or three slight exposures were seen, three or four miles west of the city, where the rocks dip slightly to the north. EXPOSURES AT KOKOMO.
Page 156 - ... to the Court of General Sessions of the Peace next to be holden in Pownalborough in and for said County. Given under my hand and seal at No. 4, this 271)1 day of February, Anno Domini 1785. ALEX'R CAMPBELL, Jus. Peace.
Page 74 - OLIVER, Lord Protector of the Commonwealth of England, Scotland and Ireland, and the dominions thereunto belonging, to the Commissioners authorised by a late Ordinance for Approbation of Public Preachers, or ' to
Page 180 - And the said Town is hereby vested with all the powers, privileges and immunities, which Towns within this Commonwealth do or may by Law enjoy.
Page 203 - NB, their usual stocks of goods. In 1813 I went with others in the Swedish brig Margaretta to St. John, NB, and filled her with British goods, intending to take them to Bath, Maine, and enter them regularly, and pay the lawful duties thereon. All we had to fear was American privateers ; and we hired Capt.
Page 191 - Friday of the next Sitting of this Court, why the Prayer thereof should not be granted.
Page 203 - Quoddy Head, the Boxer took us in tow. It was agreed that when we were about to enter the mouth of the river, two or three guns should be fired over us to have the appearance of trying to stop us, should any idle folks be looking on.
Page 203 - Burrows, in the United States brig Enterprise, lay in Portland harbor, and hearing the guns got under way, and as is well known captured the Boxer, after a severe engagement in which both Captains were killed. Our bill of exchange we thought, might in some way cause us trouble, and we employed Esquire K. to take 500 specie dollars on board the captured ship and exchange them for the paper, which was found in Capt. Blythe's breeches pocket. "CAMBRIDGE, MASS., Sept. 9, 1873. CHARLES TAPPAN. CAPT. PREBLE.

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