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A Complete History of Connecticut: Civil and Ecclesiastical, from the ... - Page 105
by Benjamin Trumbull - 1818
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A General History of Connecticut: From Its First Settlement Under George ...

Samuel Peters - Connecticut - 1829 - 405 pages
...III. " That all those who had desired to be received as free planters, had settled in thejilantation, with a purpose, resolution and desire, that they might...proceeded to represent unto them what men they must choose according to thedivine word, and that they might most effectually secure to them and their posterity...
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Connecticut Historical Collections: Containing a General Collection of ...

John Warner Barber - Connecticut - 1836 - 560 pages
...GOD. In answer hereunto they expressed by holding up their hands twice, as before. That they helde themselves bound to establish such civil order as might best conduce to the ends aforesaid. Then Mr. Davenport declared unto them by the scriptures what kind of persons might...
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History of the Colony of New Haven: Before and After the Union with ...

Edward Rodolphus Lambert - Branford (Conn.) - 1838 - 216 pages
...to GOD. In answer hereunto they expressed by holding up their hands twice as before. That they helde themselves bound to establish such civil order as might best conduce to the ends aforesaid. Then Mr. Davenpon declared unto them by the scriptures what kind of persons might best...
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Thirteen Historical Discourses, on the Completion of Two Hundred Years: From ...

Leonard Bacon - Connecticut - 1839 - 400 pages
...according to Christ, so soon as God should fit them thereunto." They unanimously voted that they " felt themselves bound to establish such civil order as...conduce to the securing of the purity and peace of the ordinances to themselves and their posterity according to God." " Then," as the record informs us,...
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History of the United States, from the Discovery of the American ..., Volume 1

George Bancroft - 1839
...Davenport, it was solemnly resolved, that the Scriptures are the perfect rule of a commonwealth; that the purity and peace of the ordinance to themselves and their posterity, were the great end of civil order; and that church members only should be free burgesses. A committee...
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Thirteen Historical Discourses, on the Completion of Two Hundred Years: From ...

Leonard Bacon - Connecticut - 1839 - 400 pages
...not, or could not, enter at the door of church-fellowship. " They held themselves bound," they said, " to establish such civil order as might best conduce to the securing the purity and peace of the ordinances to themselves and their posterity." Was this fanatical ? Was...
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An Address Before the New England Society of the City of New York, on ...

Leonard Bacon - Pilgrims (New Plymouth Colony) - 1839 - 46 pages
...not, or could not, enter at the door of church fellowship. " They held themselves bound," they said, " to establish such civil order as might best conduce to the securing the purity and peace of the ordinances to themselves and their posterity." Was this fanatical ? Was...
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The History of Connecticut: From the First Settlement to the Present Time

Theodore Dwight - Connecticut - 1840 - 450 pages
...who desired to become free planters had settled there with a wish to be church members, and felt " bound to establish such civil order as might best...to themselves and their posterity according to God ;" that only church members should be free burgesses and choose magistrates ; and that twelve men should...
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History of the Colonization of the United States, Volume 1

George Bancroft - United States - 1841
...Davenport, it was solemnly resolved, that the Scriptures are the perfect rule of a commonwealth; that the purity and peace of the ordinance to themselves and their posterity, were the great end of civil order ; and that church members only should be free burgesses. A committee...
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History of the United States from the Discovery of the American ..., Volume 1

George Bancroft - 1844
...Davenport, it was solemnly resolved, that the Scriptures are the perfect rule of a commonwealth ; that the purity and peace of the ordinance to themselves and their posterity, were the great end of civil order ; and that church members only should be free burgesses. A committee...
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