The Farnham Papers, Volume 7

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Thurston print, 1901 - Maine
"To bring together in chronological sequence documents that elucidate the leading facts, both in territorial development and the changes of government from 1603 to the present time, is the purpose of this compendium."--Pref.

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Page 20 - 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 83 - Gorges and others, the council established at Plymouth, in the county of Devon, for the planting, ruling, ordering, and governing of New England in America.
Page 21 - Day of April, in the fourth Year of our Reign of England, France, and Ireland, and of Scotland the nine and thirtieth.
Page 41 - And lastly, because the principal effect which we can desire or expect of this action is the conversion and reduction of the people in those parts unto the true worship of God and christian religion...
Page 27 - Warwick and others, to the number of forty noblemen, knights and gentlemen, by the name 'of the Council established at Plymouth in the county of Devon, for the planting, ruling and governing of New England in America...
Page 23 - Meanes accrue, belong, or appertaine unto them, or any of them. And also for that We have been further given certainly to knowe, that within these late Yeares there hath by God's Visitation raigned a wonderfull Plague, together with many horrible Slaugthers, and Murthers, committed amoungst the Sauages and brutish People there, heertofore inhabiting, in a Manner to the utter Destruction, Deuastacion. and Depopulacion of that whole Territorye.
Page 64 - To BE HELD of us our Heirs and Successors as of our Manor of East Greenwich in the County of Kent in free and Common Soccage and not in Capite or by Knights Service.
Page 41 - ... of the church of Rome, we do hereby declare that it is our will and pleasure that none be / permitted to pass in any voyage from time to time to be made into the said country but such as first shall have taken the oath of supremacy.
Page 215 - THE SECOND, by the Grace of God, King of England, Scotland, France and Ireland, Defender of the Faith, &c.
Page 167 - Britannique, sur les possessions et les droits respectifs des deux Couronnes en Ame'rique ; avec les actes.