The Gilman Family, Traced in the Line of Hon. John Gilman, of Exeter, N.H.: With an Account of Many Other Gilmans in England and America

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Higginson Genealogical Books, 1869 - 324 pages

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Page 74 - ... told us how the German Society thanked him when he was in Berlin for the way in which the members of that Society were received, and I am sure you all know how very much Mr. Gavey personally contributed to the success of that gathering. I have all the more pleasure in proposing a vote of thanks to him for the efficient manner in which he performed the duties of his office because some of you may remember that I had the honour of introducing him to you last year. I have very much pleasure in moving...
Page 64 - True, Sir;' but turning aside, he clasped his hands together, and looking up, said—' Lord Jesus, I am weary in thy work, but not of thy work. If I have not yet finished my course, let me go and speak for thee once more in the fields, seal thy truth, and come home and die.
Page 81 - Blefled are the dead which die in the Lord, from henceforth : Yea, faith the Spirit, that they may reft from their labours ; and their works do follow them.
Page 10 - He was a man of a very violent schismatical spirit; he pulled down the rails, and levelled the altar and the whole chancel a foot below the church, as it remains to this day; but being prosecuted for it by Bishop Wren, he fled the kingdom, and went over...
Page 37 - Moreover I do solemnly bind myself in the sight of God, that when I shall be called to give my voice, touching any such matter of this state, wherein freemen are to deal, I will give my vote and suffrage, as I shall...
Page xv - They fire are as numerous as the sands of the seashore. There is hardly a state in the Union where they may not be found. The family have been in civil office from the time our colony became a royal province to the present time. John Gilman was one of the first councillors named in President Cult's commission, and died in 1708.
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Page 275 - ... Pennsylvania, who for very many years represented his county in the Senate of Pennsylvania. ' Her ancestry was English. Their son, Augustus, was appointed a Cadet of the United States Military Academy at West Point, from...
Page 109 - September 18, 1787. Dear Sir: The important business of the Convention being closed, the Secretary set off this morning to present Congress with a report of their proceedings, which I hope will come before the States in the manner directed, but as some time must necessarily elapse before that can take place, I do...
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