The Public Records of the Colony of Connecticut [1636-1776] ...

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Press of the Case, 1887 - Connecticut

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Page 449 - Breadth; and in Length, •and Longitude, of and within all the Breadth afore•said, 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, and all the • Lands and Grounds, Place and Places.
Page 455 - Lands to be bounded on the North by the beginning of the three and fortieth Degree of Northern Latitude; and on the South by a circle drawn at twelve Miles...
Page 455 - ... distance from New Castle, northward and westward unto the beginning of the fortieth degree of northern latitude, and then by a straight line westward to the limits of longitude above mentioned.
Page 213 - Name of the Governor and Company of the English Colony of Connecticut, in New England, in America...
Page 451 - Bay, where the said River falleth into the Sea; and on the North by the line of the Massachusets Plantation, and on the South by the Sea, and in Longitude as the Line of the Massachusetts Colony running from east to West (that is to say) from the Narraganset Bay on the east to the south Sea on the west part...
Page 459 - ... had in other parts; and as the charter of Connecticut was granted but eighteen years before that, to Sir William Penn, there is no ground to contend that the crown could, at that period, make an effectual grant to him of that country, which had been so recently granted to others.
Page 348 - House, highly dangerous to the liberties of his Majesty's American subjects, contrary to the great charter of English liberty, and destructive of one of their most darling rights — that of...
Page 448 - Provided always, that the said islands, or any of the premises herein before mentioned, and, by these presents, intended and meant to be granted, be not actually possessed, or inhabited by any other christian prince or state...
Page 457 - 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 208 - Provided always, and be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, that nothing in this Act shall extend to...

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