The Kelloggs in the Old World and the New, Volume 1

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Sunset Press and photo engraving Company, 1903 - 2321 pages
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Page 9 - in all matters which concern the common good, a general council, chosen by all, to transact businesses which concern all, I conceive most suitable to rule, and most safe for relief of the whole.
Page 36 - freedom. Though not long before Death, the grand tyrant. Gave him his final emancipation. And put him on a footing with Kings. Though a slave to vice. He practiced those virtues Without which Kings are but slaves.
Page 30 - He was, by his office concerned about relieving the indigences of a wretched woman in the town; who being dissatisfied at some of his just cares about her, expressed herself unto him in such a manner, that he declared himself thenceforward
Page 30 - woman aforesaid, and others, as being seen by him in the room. Some of the young men in the town being out of their wits at the strange calamities thus upon one of their most beloved neighbors, went three or four times to give disturbance unto the woman thus complained of; and
Page 35 - rank, they had their places at the board ; and when the circle closed around the evening hearth its blaze glowed on their dark, shining faces, intermixed familiarly with their master's children. It must have contributed to reconcile them to their lot, that they saw white men and
Page 30 - provided for the sick man were unaccountably emptied : audible scratchings were made about the bed, when his hands and feet lay wholly still, and were held by others. They beheld fire sometimes on the bed ; and when the beholders began to discourse of it,
Page 31 - with awls. After the opinion of all had pronounced him dead, his countenance continued as lively as if he had been alive; his eyes closed as in a slumber, and his nether jaw
Page 73 - and take courage. Those were serious times indeed when your cook might give warning by taking your scalp or chignon, as the case might be, and making off with it into the woods.
Page 41 - to meete you at Canterhook, it may be at Houseatonock. We must come very softly because of our wives and children. I pray you, hasten them, stay not night nor day, for ye matter requireth
Page 41 - "To My Loving Friends & Kindred at Hatfield. These few lines are to let you understand that we are arrived at Albany now with the captives, and we now stand in need

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