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History of Kent, Connecticut; Including Biographical Sketches of Many of Its ...
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acres Albert Roberts Assembly Barnum Beardsley Benjamin Board Bordwell Bulls Bridge Captain Carter Chamberlain Charles church Clark Clerk and Register—Jerome Cold Harbor colony Conn Connecticut Connecticut line Daniel Comstock Daniel Tobin David David Ripley died discharged disabled discharged July Ebenezer Edwards Elisha enlisted Aug enlisted Dec enlisted Nov farm farmer Fuller furnace Gaylord Geer George Gibbs Gilbert Grand Hannah Hartford Hatch Henry Hopson Housatonic Housatonic river Howland Indians iron Jabez Swift John Beebe John Chase John Mills Jonathan Jonathan Morgan Joseph Pratt June land Lewis Litchfield county Luther Eaton Mallory Mary Milford Mills Nathan Nathaniel Berry Northrop Peet Perry Hufcut Peter Pratt Peter Skiff Philip Judd Private Private Benjamin Probate—Jerome F regiment Registrars Reuben road Roraback Samuel Sarah Scatacooks Segar Seger Sherman Skiff Smith South Kent Spooner Stephen Stone Stuart Thomas town of Kent Treasurer—Charles H Vincent voted Waldron wife William Winegar
Page 53 - To them his heart, his love, his griefs were given, But all his serious thoughts had rest in Heaven. As some tall cliff, that lifts its awful form, Swells from the vale and midway leaves the storm, Though round its breast the rolling clouds are spread, Eternal sunshine settles on its head.
Page 4 - More than two centuries have elapsed ; the world has been made wiser by the most various experience ; political institutions have become the theme on which the most powerful and cultivated minds have been employed ; and so many constitutions have been framed or reformed, stifled or subverted, that memory may despair of a complete catalogue ; but the people of Connecticut have found no reason to deviate essentially from the frame of government established by their fathers.
Page 12 - Bay, where the said river falleth into the sea; and on the north by the line of the Massachusetts plantation; and on the south by the sea; and in longitude as the line of the Massachusetts colony, running from east to west, that is to say, from the said Narraganset Bay on the east, to the south sea on the west part, with the islands thereunto adjoining...
Page 12 - All that parte of our Dominions in Newe England in America bounded on the East by Norrogancett River, comonly called Norrogancett Bay, where the said River falleth into the Sea, and on the North by the lyne of the Massachusetts Plantation, and on the South by the Sea.
Page 98 - Over the mountains winding down, Horse and foot into Frederick town. Forty flags with their silver stars, Forty flags with their crimson bars, Flapped in the morning wind: the sun Of noon looked down, and saw not one.
Page 75 - Here, deprived of their teachers, they seemed to forget their religion, sank into intemperance, and began to waste away. In this mournful manner ended the most promising and, for a time, the most successful religious effort that was ever commenced among the aborigines of Connecticut.f During the war of 1744 with France, Governor Clinton of New York, and a body of commissioners from Massachusetts and Connecticut, had an audience with th...
Page 16 - ... his heirs and assigns, in manner and form following, that is to say : that he, the said...
Page 146 - Lift up your voices and weep for him ! For the warmest of hearts is frozen, The freest of hands is still ; And the gap in our picked and chosen The long years may not fill.