A Brief History of Winthrop: From 1764 to October 1855

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B. Thurston, steam printer, 1855 - Winthrop (Me.) - 247 pages

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Page 110 - For he established a testimony in Jacob, and appointed a law in Israel, which he commanded our fathers, that they should make them known to their children: That the generation to come might know them, even the children which should be born; who should arise and declare them to their children : That they might set their hope in God, and not forget the works of God, but keep his commandments...
Page 208 - 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 208 - Warwick and others, to the number of forty noblemen, knights and gentlemen, by the name 'of the Council established at Plymouth in the county of Devon, for the planting, ruling and governing of New England in America...
Page 110 - And I said, This is my infirmity: but I will remember the years of the right hand of the Most High.
Page 208 - Manor of East Greenwich in the County of Kent in free and Common Soccage and not in Capite or by Knights Service.
Page 211 - NEGUAMKIKE, in AMERICA aforesaid, and the space of fifteen ENGLISH Miles on each side of the said River commonly called Kennebeck River...
Page 167 - Christianity teacheth people to beat their swords into plough-shares, and their spears into pruning hooks, and to learn war no more ; that so the wolf may lie down with the lamb, and the lion with the calf, and nothing that destroys be entertained in the hearts of people...
Page 84 - Care, (if such they have) within fifteen Days. And of this Precept with your doings thereon you are to make return into the office of the Clerk of the Town, within Twenty Days next coming, that such further proceedings may be had in the premises as the Law directs Given under our hands & seals at Gorham aforesaid this Thirteenth Day of May, AD 1791.
Page 211 - Behoof of the said WILLIAM BRADFORD, his Heirs, Associates and Assigns forever, yielding and paying unto our said Sovereign Lord, the King, his Heirs and Successors forever, one fifth Part of the Ore of the Mines of Gold and Silver, and one other fifth Part thereof to the President and Council which shall be had, possessed and obtained within the Precincts aforesaid, for all Services whatsoever, as in said Charter may more fully appear.
Page 212 - Wesserunskick aforesaid. KNOW YE, THAT WE, the Heirs and Assigns of the said Antipas Boyes, Edward Tyng, Thomas Brattle and John Winslow, of and in all said Lands on Kennebeck River aforesaid, and legal Proprietors thereof, at our Meeting held at Boston, this Twelfth Day of...

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