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The History of Guilford, Connecticut, from Its First Settlement In 1639
Ralph Dunning Smith
No preview available - 2012
aforesaid afterwards Andrew Leete Andrew Ward April Augustus Collins Bartlett Benton borough Branford Caleb Leete Capt chosen clerk colony Congregational church Conn Connecticut court Deacon death deed deputies died Disborow Dudley East river England free burgesses freemen George Hubbard governor graduate Hammonassett Hartford Haven heirs Higginson hundred Indians inhabitants James Hooker John Bishop John Burgis John Elliott John Fowler John Graves Joseph Elliott Josiah Rossiter June jurisdiction Killingworth land Landon Lieut Madison magistrates Menunkatuck Nathaniel Griffing Nathaniel Hill Nathaniel Ruggles North Guilford October parish pastor Peletiah Leete plantation planters purchased records removed Robert Kitchell Ruggles sachem squaw Samuel Hill Samuel Robinson Saybrook Second Sept Session settled settlement settlers Society Stephen Bishop Stephen Bradley Thomas Jordan Timothy Stone town of Guilford Uncas unto Weekwosh William Chittenden William Johnson William Leete William Seward William Todd Yale college
Page 177 - River in the province of New Jersey, but such planters as are members of some or other of the Congregational Churches, nor shall any but such be chosen to magistracy or to carry on any part of civil judicature or as deputies or assistants to have power to vote in establishing laws and making or repealing them or to any chief military trust or office.
Page 73 - ... to be holden of us, our heirs and successors, as of the manor of East Greenwich, in our county of Kent, in free and common soccage, and not in capite, nor by knight service...
Page 150 - May,1 and at such other times as the General Assembly shall judge necessary; the first session to be holden at Hartford; but the person administering the office of Governor may, on special emergencies, convene the General Assembly at either of said places, at any other time.
Page 116 - During the term of forty years," says Dr. Trumbull, the Historian, "he was Magistrate, Deputy Governor, or Governor of one or other of the Colonies. In both Colonies he presided in times of the greatest difficulty, yet always conducted himself with such integrity and wisdom as to meet the public approbation.
Page 177 - England ; nor shall any but such free Burgesses have any vote in any Election (the six present freemen att Milforde enjoying the Liberty with the Cautions...
Page 178 - Magistrates shall judge off from time to time, and all sentences in this court shall pass by the vote of the major part of magistrates therein, butt from this Court of Magistrates, appeales and complaints may be made and brought to the Generall Court as the last and highest for this jurisdiction...
Page 151 - AD 1875, be held at Hartford, but the person administering the office of Governor may, in case of special emergency, convene said Assembly at any other place in this State.
Page 182 - Lodge he shall constitute have been regularly made Masons and that they do observe, perform and keep all and every the Rules, Orders and Regulations contained in the Book of Constitutions (Except such as have been or may be repealed at any Quarterly Communication or other General Meeting) together...