The History of the Late Province of New-York, from Its Discovery, to the Appointment of Governor Colden, in 1762, Volume 2

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Pub. under the direction of the New-York Historical Society, 1829 - New York (State)

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Page 157 - ... let us consider one another to provoke unto love and to good works, not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together, as the manner of some is, but exhorting one another ; and so much the more, as ye see the day approaching.
Page 182 - That there shall be a new election of the members of the grand council every three years ; and on the death or resignation of any member, his place shall be supplied by a new choice at the next sitting of the assembly of the colony he represented.
Page 183 - That the particular military as well as civil establishments in each Colony remain in their present state, the general constitution notwithstanding; and that on sudden emergencies any Colony may defend itself, and lay the accounts of expense thence arising before the President-General and General Council, who may allow and order payment of the same, as far as they judge such accounts just and reasonable.
Page 133 - Higansetts, abutting upon the main land between the two rivers, there called or known by the several names of Connecticut and Hudson's river, together also with the said river called Hudson's river, and all the land from the west side of Connecticut river, to the east side of Delaware bay...
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Page 181 - The main objects of the commissioners were, a compact for the united exertions of all the colonies in future, and a representation to his Majesty for the establishment and execution of the plan. To this end it was proposed, that one general government should be formed, under which each colony should retain its present constitution, except in the subsequent instances, directing a change : that the general government be administered by the President General appointed and supported by the Crown, and...
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Page 38 - After expressing the emotions of pity naturally arising upon a detail of their sufferings under the avaricious and barbarous policy of ancient times, he turned the attention of his hearers to that mystery of love and terror manifested in the sacrifice of Christ ; and so pathetically described the bloody tragedy at Mount Calvary, that a member cried out with agony and in tears, beseeching him to desist, and declaring his conviction. Many others wept; and the unfortunate Israelites were content to...
Page 73 - Whereas it has been thought requisite that the general security of. our plantations upon the continent of America be provided for, by a contribution in proportion to the respective abilities of each plantation ; and whereas the northern frontiers of the province of New- York, being...

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