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" Upon the hill they have a large square house, with a flat roof, made of thick sawn planks, stayed with oak beams, upon the top of which they have six cannons, which shoot iron balls of four and five pounds, and command the surrounding country. The lower... "
History of Plymouth Plantation - Page 125
by William Bradford - 1856 - 476 pages
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Nooks and Corners of the New England Coast

Samuel Adams Drake - Cape Cod (Mass.) - 1875 - 459 pages
...with oak beams, upon the top of which they have six cannons, which shoot iron balls of four and five pounds, and command the surrounding country. The lower...church, where they preach on Sundays and the usual holidays."1 A looker-on here in 1807 found in this burying-ground and on the summit of the hill the...
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NOOKS AND CORNERS OF THE NEW ENGLAND COAST

SAMUEL ADAMS DRAKE - 1875
...with oak- beams, upon the top of which they have six cannons, which shoot iron balls of four and five pounds, and command the surrounding country. The lower...church, where they preach on Sundays and the usual holidays."1 A looker-on here in 1807 found in this burying-ground and on the summit of the hill the...
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Harper's Magazine, Volume 54

1877
...stayed with oak beams, upon the top of which they bave six cannons, which shoot balls of four and five pounds, and command the surrounding country. The lower...church, where they preach on Sundays and the usual holiday». They assemble by beat of drum, each with Ids musket or flrelock, in Front of the captain'*...
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History of New England, Volume 1

John Gorham Palfrey - New England - 1882
...with oak beams, upon the top of which they have six cannons, which shoot iron balls of four and five pounds, and command the surrounding country. The lower...captain's door ; they have their cloaks on, and place I linnselves in order, three abreast, and are led by a sergeant without beat of drum. Behind comes...
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The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Volume 36

New England - 1882
...were the Pilgrims Imbued with the martial spirit that they actually marched to church, assembling " by beat of drum, each with his musket or firelock, in front of the captain's door." They marched up Fort Hill three abreast. " Behind comes the Governor, in a long rol>c ; beside him, on the...
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An Introduction to American Institutional History Written for this ..., Volume 1

Edward Augustus Freeman - Local government - 1882 - 39 pages
...were the Pilgrims imbued with the martial spirit that they actually marched to church, assembling " by beat of drum, each with his musket or firelock, in front of the captain's door." They marched up Fort Hill three abreast. •• Behind comes the Governor e in a long robe ; beside him,...
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The American Magazine, Volume 14

1882
...worship is described by Isaac de Rassiers, who visited Plymouth in 1627: "They assemble," he writes, "by beat of drum, each with his musket or firelock, in front of Captain Standish's door. They have their cloaks on, and place themselves in order, three abreast, and...
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Norman Constables in America

Herbert Baxter Adams - Constables - 1883 - 38 pages
...were the Pilgrims imbued with the martial spirit that they actually marched to church, assembling " by beat of drum, each with his musket or firelock, in front of the captain's door." They marched up Fort Hill three abreast. " Behind comes the Governor, in a long robe; beside him, on the...
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Local Institutions

Education - 1883
...fully were the Pilgrims imbued with the martial spirit that they actually marched to church, assembling "by beat of drum, each with his musket or firelock, In front of the captain's door." They marched up Fort Hill three abreast. "Behind comes the Governor, in a long robe; beside him on the right...
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The Johns Hopkins University Studies in Historical and Political Science

Johns Hopkins University - History - 1883
...the Pilgrims imbued with the martial spirit that they actually marched to church, assembling "bybeat of drum, each with his musket or firelock, in front of the captain's door." They marched" up Fort Hill three abreast. "Behind comes the Governor, in a long roue; betide him, on the...
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