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For the statement above quoted, also for full bibliographical information regarding this publication, and for the contents of the volumes [1st ser.] v. 1- 7th series, v. 5, cf. Griffin, Bibl. of Amer. hist. society. 2d edition, 1907, p. 346-360.
 

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Էջ 498 - In 1808 he came to me, as my apprentice, bringing his bundle under his arm, with less than three dollars in his pocket, and this was his fortune. A first-rate business lad he was, but, like other bright lads, needed the careful eye of a senior to guard him from the pit-falls that he was exposed to." He is reported to have been most assiduous and diligent in his duties, and to have devoted his evenings to supply the deficiencies of his early education. The business of the elder brother was prosperous,...
Էջ 294 - The Humble Request of His Majesty's Loyall Subjects, the Governor and the Company late gone for New England; to the rest of their Brethren in and of the Church of England...
Էջ 122 - As it is not for us to know the times or the seasons which the Father hath put in His own power...
Էջ 334 - There shall never be any bond slavery, villeinage, or captivity amongst us unless it be lawful captives taken in just wars, and such strangers as willingly sell themselves or are sold to us.
Էջ 338 - Massachusetts to render it necessary to say a word of him personally. He was the leading advocate in the western and middle parts of the State at the bar, and a zealous champion in the cause of the oppressed. Though the names of the counsel who were opposed to them may be less generally known or remembered, they were men of high rank and reputation. Mr. Stearns was of Worcester, and about the same professional age as Mr. Lincoln, and in every way a respectable lawyer ; but he died early, before attaining...
Էջ 33 - America in their behalf, will carry such conviction to the British nation of the unwise, unjust, and ruinous policy of the present administration, as quickly to introduce better men, and wiser measures.
Էջ 502 - to occupy or colonize Nicaragua, Costa Rica, the Mosquito coast, or any part of Central America.
Էջ vii - And be it further enacted, That the said Society shall have power to make orders and by-laws for governing its members and property, not repugnant to the laws of this Commonwealth ; and may expel, disfranchise, or suspend any member, who, by his misconduct, Shall be rendered unworthy.
Էջ 279 - Signal Presence the First Thirty Years, also a Caution from New England's Apostle, the Great Cotton, how to Escape the Calamity which might befall them or their Posterity, and confirmed by the Evangelist Norton ; with Prognosticks from the Famous Dr. Owen, concerning the Fate of these Churches ; and Animadversions upon the Anger of God, in sending of Evil Angels among us. Published by Old Planters, The Authors of the Old Men's Tears.
Էջ 503 - State. It bears date 19th April, 1850. It covers eighty-five folio pages of manuscript. It discusses the question of the title of the Mosquito Indians to the sovereignty of the country claimed for them by Great Britain. It states very clearly the law established by the different nations of Europe in reference to their own rights, and that of the savages inhabiting the continent and islands of America. " The Christian world have agreed in recognizing the Indians as occupants only of the lands, without...

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