A Sketch of the First Settlement of the Several Towns on Long Island: With Their Political Condition, to the End of the American Revolution

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A. Spooner, 1828 - 181 頁
 

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第 168 頁 - ... we the Inhabitants and Residents of Windsor, Hartford, and Wethersfield are now cohabiting and dwelling in and upon the River of Conectecotte and the lands thereunto adjoining; and well knowing where a people are gathered together the word of God requires that to maintain the peace and union of such a people there should be an orderly and decent Government established according to God...
第 171 頁 - ... that the creek or river called Mamaroneck which is reputed to be about thirteen miles to the east of Westchester, and a line drawn from the east point or side where the fresh water falls into the salt, at high water mark...
第 106 頁 - 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.
第 168 頁 - Almighty God by the wise disposition of his divine providence so to Order and dispose of things that we the Inhabitants and Residents of Windsor, Hartford and...
第 172 頁 - And we do publickly and unanimously declare our cheerful submission to all such laws, statutes and ordinances, which are or shall be made by virtue of authority from your royal highness, your heirs and successors forever...
第 164 頁 - And it is agreed, that the aforesaid bounds and limits, both upon the island and main, shall be observed and kept inviolable, both by the English of the United Colonies and all the Dutch nation, without any encroachment or molestation, until a full determination be agreed upon in Europe, by mutual consent of the two States of England and Holland.
第 179 頁 - ... deprived of any share, vote, or interest in the government, to their great discouragement and contrary to the laws, rights, liberties, and privileges of the subject; so that we are esteemed as nothing and have become a reproach to the neighbors in other his Majesty's colonies who flourish under the fruition and protection of his Majesty's unparalleled form and method of government in his realm of England, the undoubted birthright of all his subjects.
第 136 頁 - This reason, added to some others, particularly the fear of having our Communication cut off from the Main, (of which there seemed to be no small probability), and the extreme fatigue our Troops were laid under, in guarding such extensive Lines, without proper shelter from the Weather, induced the above Resolution. It is the most intricate thing in the World, Sir, to know in what Manner to conduct one's self with respect to the Militia; if you do not begin, many days before they are wanted to raise...
第 170 頁 - ... that the creek or river called Momoroneck, which is reputed to be about twelve miles to the east of Westchester, and a line drawn from the east point or side, where the fresh water falls into the salt, at high- water mark, NN W. to the line of the Massachusetts, be the western bounds of the said colony of Connecticut, and the plantations lying westward of that creek and line so drawn, to be under his Royal Highness...
第 170 頁 - Connecticut, which are too long here to be recited, we do declare and order, that the southern bounds of his majesty's colony of Connecticut, is the sea, and that Long Island is to be under the government of his royal highness the duke of York, as is expressed by plain words, in the said patents, respectively...

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