Bradford's History "of Plimoth Plantation.": From the Original Manuscript. With a Report of the Proceedings Incident to the Return of the Manuscript to Massachusetts

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Wright & Potter printing Company, state printers, 1899 - Massachusetts - 555 pages
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Page 72 - citie, which had been ther resting place near 12. years; but they knew they were pilgrimes,* & looked not much on those things, but lift up their eyes to y e heavens, their dearest cuntrie, and quieted their spirits. When they [37] came to y e place they found
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Page 109 - first foundation of their govermente in this place; occasioned partly by y e discontented & mutinous speeches that some of the strangers amongst them had let fall from them in y e ship — That when they came a shore they would use their owue libertie; for none had power to
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Page 15 - famillier acquaintance, it was much, and thought marvelous by many. But to goe into a countrie they knew not (but by hearsay), wher they must learne a new language, and get their livings they knew not how, it being a dear place, & subjecte to y" misseries of warr, it was by many thought an
Page 110 - raigne of our soveraigne lord, King James, of England, France, & Ireland y 6 eighteenth, and of Scotland y e fiftie fourth. An 0 : Dom. 1620. After this they chose, or rather confirmed, M r . John Carver (a man godly & well approved amongst them) their Governour for that year. And after they had provided a place for their goods, or
Page 81 - first setling therof. Lastly, wheras you are become a body politik, using amongst your selves civill govermente, and are not furnished with auy persons of spetiall eminencie above y' rest, to be chosen by you into office of government, let your wisdome & godlines appeare, not only in
Page 503 - fourth article. 10. That in extraordinary occasions, when meetings are summoned by three magistrates of any jurisdiction, or 2. as in y* 5. article, if any of y* comissioners come not, due warning being given or sente, it is agreed y' 4. of the comissioners shall have power to directe a warr which

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