A History of the City of Brooklyn and Kings County, Količina 1

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subscription, 1894 - 336 strani

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Stran 265 - Our situation is truly distressing. The check our detachment sustained on the 27th ultimo has dispirited too great a proportion of our troops and filled their minds with apprehension and despair. The militia, instead of calling forth their utmost efforts to a brave and manly opposition in order to repair our losses, are dismayed, intractable, and impatient to return. Great numbers of them have gone off — in some instances almost by whole regiments, by half ones, and by companies at a time.
Stran 282 - ... dignity, and I will do my utmost endeavour to disclose and make known to his majesty, his heirs and successors, all treasons and...
Stran 51 - The traders whom your first ships left on our shore, to traffic till their return, were cherished by us as the apple of our eye : we gave them our daughters for their wives ; among those whom you have murdered were children of your own blood.
Stran 172 - Given under my hand and seal, this day of , in the year of our Lord , at , in the [county] aforesaid.
Stran 227 - June, 1776, he submitted a resolution, declaring, -" that the United Colonies are and ought to be free and independent States ; that they are absolved from all allegiance to the British crown ; and that all political connection between them and the state of Great Britain is, and ought to be, totally dissolved.
Stran 229 - Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Roger Sherman and Robert R. Livingston.
Stran 57 - The lady Moodye, a wise and anciently religious woman, being taken with the error of denying baptism to infants, was dealt withal by many of the elders and others, and admonished by the church of Salem, (whereof she was a member,) but persisting still, and to avoid further trouble, etc., she removed to the Dutch against the advice of all her friends. Many others, infected with anabaptism, removed thither also.
Stran 10 - Upon the south side of Long Island in the winter lie store of Whales and Crampasses, which the inhabitants begin with small boats to make a trade, catching to their no small benefit.
Stran 124 - When the school begins, one of the children shall read the morning prayer, as it stands in the catechism, and close with the prayer before dinner; in the afternoon it shall begin with the prayer after dinner, and end with the evening prayer. The evening school shall begin with the Lord's prayer, and close by singing a psalm.
Stran 167 - ... government as it is now established, shall be deemed and esteemed as rebels and traitors unto their majesties, and incur the pains, penalties, and forfeitures as the laws of England have for such offences made and provided.

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