A Compendious History of New England: From the Discovery by Europeans to the First General Congress of the Anglo-American Colonies, Volume 3

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Page 218 - General and Commander in Chief of the Militia and of all the Forces by Sea and Land within our Colony of Connecticut...
Page 15 - To prohibit a great people, however, from making all that they can of every part of their own produce, or from employing their stock and industry in the way that they judge most advantageous to themselves, is a manifest violation of the most sacred rights of mankind.
Page 285 - This Country will never be worth Living in for Lawyers and Gentlemen, till the Charter is taken away.
Page 212 - Connecticut, wherein youth may be instructed in the arts and sciences, who through the blessing of Almighty God may be fitted for public employment both in church and civil state...
Page 242 - About sun an hour high, we were all carried out of the house for a march, and saw many of the houses of my neighbors in flames, perceiving the whole fort, one house excepted, to be taken.
Page 158 - ... as fully and amply, to all intents and purposes, whatsoever, as the courts of King's Bench, Common Pleas, and Exchequer within his majesty's kingdom of England have or ought to have...
Page 294 - Court, made and passed in the year 1650, which has not been repealed or nulled, — the President and Fellows of the said College are directed, from time to time, to regulate themselves according to the rules of the Constitution by the said Act prescribed, and to exercise the powers and authorities thereby granted for the government of that House, and the support thereof.
Page 305 - An Act for establishing a general Post-office for all her Majesty's dominions, and for settling a weekly sum out of the revenues thereof for the service of the war, and other her Majesty's occasions...
Page 29 - French stations, admitting of communication, though in some instances far apart, already extended through the interior of- the continent from the mouth of the St. Lawrence to the mouth of the Mississippi...
Page 111 - ... our understanding, our reason, our faculties almost gone, we were not capable of judging of our condition ; as also the hard measures they used with us rendered us incapable of making our defence, but said any thing and every thing which they desired, and most of what we said was but in effect a consenting to what they said.

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