Records of the Colony of New Plymouth, in New England: Acts of the Commissioners of the United Colonies of New England, 1643-1679

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Page xvi - O eloquent, just, and mighty Death ! whom none could advise, thou hast persuaded ; what none hath dared, thou hast done ; and whom all the world hath flattered, thou only hast cast out of the world and despised ; thou hast drawn together all the far-stretched greatness, all the pride, cruelty, and ambition of man, and covered it all over with these two narrow words, Hie jacet...
Page xv - Ancient foundations, when once they become destructive to those very ends for which they were first ordained, and prove hinderances to the good and enjoyment of human societies, to the true worship of God, and the safety of the people, are for their sakes, and upon the same reasons to be altered, for which they were first laid.
Page xiv - Crown and a grand council to be chosen by the representatives of the people of the several Colonies met in their respective Assemblies.
Page 6 - Confederation, which meeting shall ever be the first Thursday in September. And that the next meeting after the date of these presents, which...
Page 7 - It is further agreed, That if any of the Confederates shall hereafter break any of these present Articles, or be any other...
Page 62 - Netherlands for the high and mighty Lords the States of the Vnited Belgicke Provinces, for his Excellency the Prince of Orange, and for the most noble Lords, the Administrators of the West India Company to thee Theophilus Eaton Governoure of this place, by vs called the Red Hills in New Netherland, but by the English called New Haven...
Page xiv - June next for holding an Interview with the Indians of the Five Nations and making them presents on the part of the said Governments usual upon such occasions in order to confirm and Establish their antient attachment to his Majesty and their constant Friendship to his Majesties Subjects on this Continent.
Page 189 - Delaware for planting or trading as they shall see cause ; onely wee desire that all proseedings there as asm other places may bee carried on in love and peace tell the Right may bee further considered and justly issued either in Europe or heere by the two States of England and Holland.
Page 48 - ... of this Treaty nor a breach of the peace here made and concluded The Narrohigganset and Nyantick Sagamores and Deputie hereby agree and couenant to and w'h the Commission's of the vnited Colonies, that hencforward they will neither giue graunt, sell or in any manner alienate any part of their Countrey nor any pcell of land therein either to any of the English or others w'hout consent or allowance of the said Comissione's.
Page 7 - It is also agreed that if any servant run away from his master into any other of these confederated jurisdictions, that, in such case, upon the certificate of one magistrate in the jurisdiction out of which the said servant fled, or upon other due proof, the said servant shall be delivered either to his master or any other that pursues and brings such certificate or proof.

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