The Beginnings of Colonial Maine: 1602-1658

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state, 1914 - America - 412 pages

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Page 287 - Lord, though I am a miserable and wretched creature, I am in Covenant with Thee through grace. And I may, I will, come to Thee, for Thy People. Thou hast made me, though very unworthy, a mean instrument to do them some good, and Thee service...
Page 260 - And also, to make, ordain, and establish all manner of orders, laws, directions, instructions, forms, and ceremonies of government and magistracy, fit and necessary for and concerning the government of the said colony and plantation, so always as the same be not contrary to the laws and statutes of this our realm of England...
Page 287 - Give them consistency of judgment, one heart, and mutual love : and go on to deliver them, and with the work of reformation ; and make the name of Christ glorious in the world.
Page 172 - March a certaine Indian came bouldly amongst them, and spoke to them in broken English, which they could well understand, but marvelled at it.
Page 116 - The potentates of the Old World found no difficulty in convincing themselves that they made ample compensation to the inhabitants of the New, by bestowing on them civilization and Christianity in exchange for unlimited independence.
Page 155 - That the liberties, franchises, privileges, and jurisdictions of Parliament, are the ancient and undoubted birthright and inheritance of the subjects of England...
Page 50 - And the longer I conversed with them, the better hope they gave me of those parts where they did inhabit, as proper for our uses; especially when I found what goodly rivers, stately islands, and safe harbors, those parts abounded with...
Page 117 - This principle was, that discovery gave title to the government by whose subjects, or by whose authority, it was made, against all other European governments, which title might be consummated by possession.
Page 364 - Breadth; and in Length, and Longitude, of and within all the Breadth aforesaid, throughout the main Lands there, from the Atlantic and western Sea and Ocean on the East Part, to the South Sea on the West Part...
Page 127 - The most Northern part I was at, was the Bay of Pennobscot, which is East and West, North and South, more then ten leagues ; but such were my occasions, I was constrained to be satisfied of them I found in the Bay, that the...

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