A General History of the United States of America: From the Discovery in 1492, to 1792; Or, Sketches of the Divine Agency, in Their Settlement, Growth, and Protection; and Especially in the Late Memorable Revolution. In Three Volumes. Vol. I. Exhibiting a General View of the Principal Events, from the Discovery of North America, to the Year 1765, Volume 1

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Williams & Whiting, S. T. Armstrong, printer, Boston, 1810 - United States - 442 pages

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Page 210 - 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 83 - The Treasurer and Company of Adventurers and Planters of the City of London for the first Colony in Virginia.
Page 125 - 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 70 - 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 103 - 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.
Page 117 - Whereas we all came into these parts of America, with one and the same end, and aim; namely to advance the kingdom of our Lord Jesus Christ, and to enjoy the Liberties of the Gospel, in purity with peace.
Page 127 - Island, and bounded on the east part by the main sea and part by Hudson's river, and hath upon the west Delaware bay or river, and extended southward...
Page 70 - America, and to their successors and assigns for ever, all that part of America, lying and being in breadth, from forty degrees of northerly latitude from the equinoctial line, to forty-eight degrees of the said northerly latitude inclusively, and in length, of and within all the breadth aforesaid, throughout the main lands from sea to sea...
Page 82 - IV. of sadness ; only our old friends rejoice to see us, and that it is no worse, and now hope we shall enjoy better days together. The best dish we could present them with, is a lobster, or piece of fish, without bread, or...
Page 182 - 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.

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