Geographical, Historical, and Statistical Repository

William Darby
The author., 1824
No. 1 consists principally of a geographical view and history of Pennsylvania.


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第 82 頁 - 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...
第 98 頁 - ... 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.
第 95 頁 - I know will ask thee, these words, that my prison shall be my grave, before I will budge a jot; for I owe my conscience to no mortal man ; I have no need to fear ; God will make amends for all.
第 89 頁 - LAWS of this government, to the great end of all government, viz: to support power in reverence with the people, and to secure the people from the abuse of power; that they may be free by their just obedience, and the magistrates honourable for their just administration: for liberty without obedience is confusion, and obedience without liberty is slavery.
第 93 頁 - had the success of a conqueror, in establishing and defending his colony among savage tribes, without ever drawing the sword ; the goodness of the most benevolent...
第 82 頁 - 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 extendeth southward to the main ocean as far as Cape May, at the mouth of Delaware Bay, and to the northward as far as the...
第 103 頁 - English-built ships, and belonging either to English or English plantation subjects — navigated also by an English commander, and three-fourths of the sailors to be Englishmen; excepting such merchandise as should be imported directly from the original place of their growth or manufacture in Europe...
第 85 頁 - Yet this anomalous reservation of a power of taxation in Parliament was always understood by the colonists to imply, that the people of the province were to be allowed to send their representatives to Parliament...
第 99 頁 - Baltimore was only lands uncultivated, and inhabited by savages ; and that the tract of land then in dispute, was inhabited and planted by Christians at and before the date of the lord Baltimore's patent...
第 127 頁 - Caldera and the lake is a little hilly, but for the greatest part level and like a savanna. The coast of Nicaragua is almost inaccessible in the months of August, September and October, on account of the terrible storms and rains ; in January and February, on account of the furious north-east and east-north-east winds called Papagayos. Ihis circumstance is exceedingly inconvenient for navigation.