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" To the end the body of the commons may be preserved of honest and good men, it was ordered and agreed, that, for the time to come, no man shall be admitted to the freedom of this body politic, but such as are members of some of the churches within the... "
The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge - Page 72
1918
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The Unitarian Review and Religious Magazine, Volume 22

Charles Lowe, Henry Wilder Foote, John Hopkins Morison, James De Normandie, Henry H. Barber - Unitarianism - 1884
...1631, it was formally enacted that "noe man shalbe admitted to the freedom of this body polliticke, but such as are members of some of the churches within the lymitts of the same " ; ' Sow touching the question propounded by you, X judge It not lawful for yon,...
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The Forum, Volume 48

1912
..."poor emigrants "; but in 1630 it was declared " that no man shall be admitted to this body politic but such as are members of some of the churches within the same." This shows that although all the first pilgrims came " for freedom to worship God " in their...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 62

1859
...and agreed that, for the time to come, no man shall be admitted to the freedom of this body-politic but such as are members of some of the churches within the limits of the same." The commonwealth was thus constituted on a strictly religious basis ; and in the days when...
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Church and State in the Modern Age: A Documentary History

J. F. Maclear - Education - 1995 - 510 pages
...ordered and agreed that for time to come noe man shalbe admitted to the freedome of this body polliticke, but such as are members of some of the churches within the lymitts of the same. C. An Act of March 4, 1635:1 Whereas complainte hath bene made to this Court that...
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Creating the Commonwealth: The Economic Culture of Puritan New England, Volume 2

Stephen Innes - History - 1995 - 405 pages
...men," the General Court ordered that "noe man shalbe admitted to the freedome of this body polliticke, but such as are members of some of the churches within the lymitts of the same."62 Church members were admitted into the ranks of freemen, thereby giving them...
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Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society, Volume 9

Massachusetts Historical Society - Massachusetts - 1867
...ordered and agreed, that for time to come no man shall be admitted to the freedom of this body politic, but such as are members of some of the churches within the limits of the same." f In September, 1635, it was " ordered that none but freemen shall have any vote in any...
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Constitutional Debates on Freedom of Religion: A Documentary History

John J. Patrick, Gerald P. Long - History - 1999 - 335 pages
...ordered and agreed that for time to come no man shall be admitted to the freedom of this body politic, but such as are members of some of the churches within the limits of the same. Act of 1635 Whereas complaint hath been made to this Court that diverse persons within this...
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Massachusetts: A Concise History

Richard D. Brown, Jack Tager - History - 2000 - 361 pages
..."noe man shalbe admitted to the freedom of this body polliticke [the General Court and its electors], but such as are members of some of the churches within the limitts" 21 of the colony. Frankly elitist in their views of society and government, the rulers of...
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History of New England Baptists: With Particular Reference to the ...

Isaac Backus, David Weston - Religion - 2001 - 560 pages
...and agreed, that for the time to come, no man shall be admitted to the freedom of this body politic, but such as are members of some of the churches within the limits of the same1." This test in after times had such influence, that he who " did not conform, was deprived...
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John Winthrop: America's Forgotten Founding Father

Francis J. Bremer - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 478 pages
...men," it was "agreed that for time to come no man shall be admitted to the freedom of this body politic but such as are members of some of the churches within the limits of the same."22 Though this would come to be restrictive, at the time church membership was probably universal,...
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