A General History of the United States of America, from the Discovery in 1492, Or, Sketches of the Divine Agency, in Their Settlement, Growth, and Protection: And Especially in the Late Memorable Revolution : Exhibiting a General View of the Principal Events, from the Discovery of North America to the Year 1765

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Farrand Mallory, and Company, Samuel T. Armstrong, printer, 1810 - United States - 467 pages

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Page 206 - Corporations, or having accepted any office, civil or military, or any place of trust under the Crown, to receive the Sacrament of the Lord's Supper according to the Rites of the Church of England.
Page 79 - The Treasurer and Company of Adventurers and Planters of the City of London for the first Colony in Virginia.
Page 447 - France, provided that the navigation of the river Mississippi shall be equally free, as well to the subjects of Great Britain as to those of France, in its whole breadth and length, from its source to the sea...
Page 447 - Majesty, Florida, with Fort St. Augustin, and the Bay of Pensacola, as well as all that Spain possesses on the continent of North America, to the East or to the South East of the River Mississippi.
Page 121 - Higansetts abutting upon the main land between the two Rivers there called or known by the several names of Connecticut and Hudson's River together also with the said River called Hudson's River and all the land from the west side of Connecticut to the East side of Delaware Bay.
Page 178 - Esq., or, in his absence, to such as for the time being take care for preserving the peace and administering the laws in their Majesties' province of New York, in America.
Page 194 - ... shall levy, collect or pay any money or goods contrary thereunto, shall be held a public enemy to the province, and a betrayer of the liberties of the people thereof.
Page 447 - America, it is agreed that for the future the confines between the dominions of his Britannic Majesty and those of his most Christian Majesty in that part of the world shall be fixed irrevocably by a line drawn along the middle of the River Mississippi from its source to the River Iberville, and from thence by a line drawn along the middle of this river and the Lakes Maurepas and Pontchartrain to the sea...
Page 66 - Name of the Council Established at Plymouth in the County of Devon, for the Planting, Ruling, Ordering and Governing of New England in America...
Page 99 - That church members only should be free burgesses ; and that they only should choose magistrates among themselves, to have power of transacting all the public civil affairs of the plantation ; of making and repealing laws, dividing inheritances, deciding of differences that may arise, and doing all things and businesses of like nature.

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