A Concise History of Massachusetts, from Its First Settlement (and for Fourteen Years, the History of All New England) ...

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Munroe and Francis, 1830 - 180 pages

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Page 13 - 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 118 - To commemorate that train of events which led to the American Revolution and finally secured Liberty and Independence to the United States.
Page 16 - Standish and Mr. Williamson, with six musketeers, who conducted him to a house then in building, where were placed a green rug and three or four cushions. The governor now advanced, attended with a drum and trumpet, and a few musketeers. After mutual salutations, the governor called for refreshments, of which the Indian king partook himself, and imparted to his followers. A league of friendship was then agreed on ; and it was inviolably observed above fifty years.
Page 108 - Warren, whose memory is endeared to his countrymen, and to the worthy in every part and age of the world, so long as virtue and valor shall be esteemed among men.
Page 112 - Congress in their own name, and in the name of the Thirteen United Colonies, whom they represent, be presented to his excellency General Washington, and the officers and soldiers under his command for their wise and spirited conduct in the siege and acquisition of Boston...
Page 97 - The provocation was given by the citizen, and a scuffle ensued, in which the soldier was beaten. On the 5th of the month, the soldiers while under arms were pressed upon and insulted, and dared to fire.
Page 97 - ... nothing can rationally be expected to restore the peace of the town, " and prevent blood and carnage," but the immediate removal of the troops.
Page 123 - HANCOCK, whose offences are of too flagitious a nature to admit of any other consideration than that of condign punishment.
Page 67 - The legislature of Massachusetts passed an act, requiring the selectmen in each town to cause to be posted up in all public houses within the town a list of the names of all persons reputed drunkards, or common tipplers...
Page 13 - ... the aforesaid part of America, lying and being in breadth from forty degrees of northerly latitude from the equinoctial line, to fortyeight degrees of the said northerly latitude inclusively, and in length of, and within all the breadth aforesaid, throughout the main land, from sea to sea...

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