catalogue of the principal officers of vermontt

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Page 8 - Grants, in public meeting assembled, in our own names, and in behalf of our constituents, do hereby proclaim and publicly declare that the district of territory comprehending and usually known by the name and description of the New Hampshire Grants, of right ought to be, and is hereby declared forever hereafter to be considered as a separate, free and independent jurisdiction or state; by the name, and forever hereafter to be called, known and distinguished by the name of NEW CONNECTICUT...
Page 61 - ... you shall see somebody hung at all events, for if Redding is not then hung, I will be hung myself.
Page 197 - House, at a 11, a clock at night in the 22d year of his age. Here William French his body lies, For Murder his blood for Vengeance cries, King George the third his Tory Crew, Tha with a bawl his head Shot threw, For Liberty and his Countrys Good, He Lost his Life his Dearest Blood.
Page 184 - God to keep slaves — I therefore obtaining leave of the detachment under my command to give her and her child their freedom — I do therefore give the said Dinah Mattis and...
Page 8 - This convention, whose members are duly chosen by the free voice of their constituents, in the several towns on the New Hampshire grants, in public meeting assembled, in our own names, and in behalf of our constituents, do hereby proclaim and publicly declare, that the district of territory comprehending, and usually known by the name and description of the New Hampshire grants, of right ought to be, and is hereby declared forever hereafter...
Page 7 - We the subscribers inhabitants of that District of Land, commonly called and known by the name of the New Hampshire Grants, do voluntarily and Solemnly Engage under all the ties held sacred amongst Mankind at the Risque of our Lives and fortunes to Defend, by arms, the United American States against the Hostile attempts of the British Fleets and Armies, until the present unhappy...
Page 139 - Twill make you large amends, To Rutland go. Your pateroons forsake, Whose greatest care Is slaves of you to make While you live there: Come, quit their barren lands, And leave them in their hands, 'Twill ease you of your bands, To Rutland go.
Page 184 - Continental Congress that all prizes belong to the captivators thereof — therefore she and her child became the just property of the captivators thereof — I being conscientious that it is not right in the sight of God to keep slaves — I therefore obtaining leave of the detachment under my command to give her and her child their freedom — I do therefore give...
Page 142 - Massachusetts government, wliich is the title the land is now held by. On the settlement of the jurisdictional line of the province of Massachusetts Bay with that of New Hampshire, the tract of land here mentioned fell within the limits of New Hampshire government, which incorporated the whole into three townships, including in the middle township*, the greatest part of the lands belonging to the heirs of Wm. Dumer <t [Anthony] Stoder, and called the name of it Fullham, by virtue of which the privileges...
Page 197 - Night in the 22nd year of his age. HERE WILLIAM FRENCH his body lies, For Murder his Blood for Vengeance Cries King George the third his Tory Crew that with a Bawl his head Shot threw. For Liberty and his Country's Good, he Lost his Life his Dearest blood.

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