History of the Town of Groton: Including Pepperell and Shirley, from the First Grant of Groton Plantation in 1655, Volume 42; Volume 440

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Press of T.R. Marvin, 1848 - Groton (Mass. : Town) - 499 pages
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Page 117 - ... on the death of any relation or friend, none of us, or any of our families, will go into any further mourning-dress, than a black crape or ribbon on the arm or hat, for gentlemen, and a black ribbon and necklace for ladies, and we will discontinue the giving of gloves and scarves at funerals.
Page 311 - Then Samuel took a stone, and set it between Mizpeh and Shen, and called the name of it Eben-ezer, saying, Hitherto hath the LORD helped us.
Page 9 - Name of the Council Established at Plymouth in the County of Devon, for the Planting, Ruling, Ordering and Governing of New England in America...
Page 282 - Yield to death, when it shall please God to call, do make, Constitute Ordain and declare this My last will and Testament in Manner and form following, revoking and annulling by these presents all and every Testament and Testaments Will and wills heretofore by me made and Declared either by word or writing and this...
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Page 175 - Write, blessed are the dead who die in the Lord, for they rest from their labours, and their works do follow them.
Page 80 - with a few more bragadocios like himself, Sairamoresam, Old-jethro, and the sachem of Quabaog, [MautampJ] were taken by the English, and was seen, (not long before the writing of this,) marching towards the gallows, (through Boston streets, which he threatened to burn at his pleasure,) with a halter about his neck, with which he was hanged at the town's end, Sept. 26, in this present year, 1676.
Page 10 - All that part of New England in America, which lies and extends between a great river there commonly called Monomak or Merrimack, and a certain other river there called Charles river...
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