History of Castine, Penobscot, and Brooksville, Maine: Including the Ancient Settlement of Pentagöet

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Burr & Robinson, 1875 - Acadia - 401 pages
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Page 359 - And I do covenant with the said David & with his heirs and assigns, that I am lawfully seized in fee of the premises ; that they are free of all incumbrances ; that I have good right to sell and convey the same to the said David to hold as aforesaid.
Page 125 - Now I pray to God that ye do no evil ; not that we should appear approved, but that ye should do that which is honest, though we be as reprobates.
Page 362 - I have good right to sell and convey the same as aforesaid ; and that I will and my heirs, executors, and administrators, shall warrant and defend the same to the grantee and his heirs and assigns forever against the lawful claims and demands of all persons.
Page 50 - They were confined in a grated room in the officers' barracks within the fort. The walls of this fortress, exclusively of the depth of the ditch surrounding it, were twenty feet high, with fraising on the top, and chevaux de frise at the bottom.
Page 354 - I was informed that the militia of the county had assembled there on the alarm guns being fired at the Fort at Castine upon our first appearance, but that the main body had since dispersed and returned to their respective homes. Some stragglers were, however, left, who fired upon our advanced guard, and then took to the woods ; a few of whom were made prisoners. No intelligence having reached us from Captain Barrie on Saturday night, I marched with about...
Page 255 - •' with shingles, and above them there is a chapel of about six paces long and " " four paces broad, covered with shingles, and built with terras, upon which " " there is a small turret, wherein there is a little bell weighing about eighteen "
Page 51 - ... standing on a chair below, but it was with extreme difficulty that he at length effected it, and reached the middle entry. From this he passed through the door which he found open, and made his way to the wall of the fort, and had to encounter the greatest difficulty before he could ascend to the top. He had now to creep along the top of the fort between the sentry boxes at the very moment when the relief was shifting sentinels, but the falling of heavy rain kept the sentinels within their boxes,...
Page 290 - CALEF (JOHN). THE SIEGE OF PENOBSCOT BY the Rebels ; Containing a journal of the Proceedings of His Majesty's Forces detached from the 74th and...
Page 50 - Two sentinels were always in the entry, and their door, the upper part of which was of glass, might be opened by these watchmen whenever they thought proper, and was actually opened at seasons of peculiar darkness and silence. At the exterior doors of the entries, sentinels were also stationed ; as were others in the body of the fort, and at the quarters of General Campbell. At the guard-house a strong guard was daily mounted.

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