Sprague's Journal of Maine History, Volumes 7-9

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Page 210 - God &, as touching such worldly Estate Wherewith it hath pleased God to bless me in this life I give demise...
Page 71 - they took Louisburg from the French single-handed, without any European assistance ; as mettled an enterprise as any in our history ; an everlasting memorial of the zeal, courage and perseverance of the troops of New England.
Page 208 - God therefore calling to mind the mortality of my Body and Knowing that it is appointed for all men once to die do make and ordain this my Last Will & Testament that is to say Principally and first of all...
Page 18 - tis time for us to view a little more to the life, the picture of the person, the actions of whose life we have hitherto been looking upon. Know then, that for his exterior, he was one tall, beyond the common set of men, and thick as well as tall, and strong as well as thick...
Page 197 - All the laws which have heretofore been adopted, used and approved in the Province, Colony or State of Massachusetts Bay, and usually practised on in the courts of law, shall still remain and be in full force, until altered or repealed by the legislature; such parts only excepted as are repugnant to the rights and liberties contained in this constitution.
Page 195 - Ordeyne that the Territories and Collonyes comonly called or known by the Names of the Collony of the Massachusetts Bay and Collony of New Plymouth the Province of Main the Territorie called Accadia or Nova Scotia and all that Tract of Land lying betweene the said Terri tori/ones of Nova Scotia and the said Province of Main...
Page 20 - Massachusetts, yeoman, the receipt whereof I do hereby acknowledge, do hereby give, grant, sell and convey to the said...
Page 142 - In 1678 John Simmons was constable of Duxbury and Winsor says, "This was an office of high trust and responsibility, and none were elected to it, but men of good standing.
Page 12 - Governor, and the Rev. Mr. Increase Mather, who have industriously endeavored the service of this people, and have brought over with them a settlement of government, in which their Majesties have graciously given us distinguishing marks of their royal favor and goodness.
Page 118 - In this station, he continued until his seventy-third year. His legal attainments were extensive ; and he discharged his judicial functions with the most rigid impartiality. Indeed, his strict fidelity sometimes gave him the reputation of unnecessary severity; but the charge could only have proceeded...

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