Winthrop's Journal, "History of New England," 1630-1649, Nide 1

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C. Scribner's sons, 1908 - 373 sivua
 

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Sivu 219 - Whereas the opinions and revelations of Mr. Wheelwright and Mrs. Hutchinson have seduced and. led into dangerous errors many of the people here in New England...
Sivu 268 - ... the best part is always the least, and of that best part the wiser part is always the lesser. The old law was, choose ye out judges, etc., and thou shalt bring the matter to the judge, etc.
Sivu 280 - Another occasion of their jealousy was, the court, finding the number of deputies to be much increased by the addition of new plantations, thought fit, for the ease both of the country and the court, to reduce all towns to two deputies. This occasioned some to fear, that the magistrates intended to make themselves stronger, and the deputies weaker, and so, in time, to bring all power into the hands of the magistrates ; so as the people in some towns were much displeased with their deputies for yielding...
Sivu 243 - ... till her departure ; and upon the 28th she went by water to her farm at the Mount, where she was to take water, with Mr. Wheelwright's wife and family, to go to Pascataquack ; but she changed her mind, and went by land to Providence, and so to the island in the...
Sivu 302 - ... elders not to be very forward in this matter. One was, want of sufficient experience of the nature and disposition of the people, considered with the condition of the country and other circumstances, which made them conceive, that such laws would be fittest for us, which should arise pro re nata upon occasions...
Sivu 94 - It pleased the Lord to give special testimony of his presence in the church of Boston, after Mr. Cotton was called to office there. More were converted and added to that church, than to all the other churches in the bay...
Sivu 296 - ... that he should never lose; but where there is a scarcity of the commodity, there men may raise their price; for now it is a hand of God upon the commodity, and not the person. "4. A man may not ask any more for his commodity than his selling price, as Ephron to Abraham, the land is worth thus much.
Sivu 73 - I, p. 93.) -Mr. John Eliot, a member of Boston congregation, and one whom the present congregation intended presently to call to the office of teacher, was called to be a teacher to the Church at Roxbury ; and though Boston laboured all they could, both with the congregation of Roxbury and with Mr. Eliot himself, alleging their want of him and the covenant between them, &c., yet he could not be diverted from accepting the call of Roxbury, Novem.
Sivu 112 - The principal reasons for their removal were, .1. Their want of accommodation for their cattle, so as they were not able to maintain their ministers, nor could receive any more of their friends to help them ; and here it was alleged by Mr.
Sivu 271 - a printing house was begun at Cambridge, by one Daye, at the charge of Mr. Glover, who died on sea hitherward. The first thing which was printed was the Freeman's Oath ; the next was an Almanack made for New England by Mr. William Pierce, mariner ; the next was the Psalms newly turned into...

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