History of Long Island: Containing an Account of the Discovery and Settlement; with Other Important and Interesting Matters to the Present Time

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Page 175 - ... before a justice of the peace to be dealt with according to law...
Page 90 - Company, and their successors for ever, to be holden of us, our heirs and successors, as of our manor of East Greenwich, in our county of Kent, in free and common soccage...
Page 349 - Be it remembered, that on the day of in the year of his majesty's reign, and in the year of our Lord...
Page 90 - 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...
Page 79 - This renowned old gentleman arrived at New Amsterdam in the merry month of June, the sweetest month in all the year, when Dan Apollo seems to dance up the transparent firmament...
Page 95 - As touching the threats in your conclusion, we have nothing to answer, only that we fear nothing but what God (who is as just as merciful) shall lay upon us; all things being in his gracious disposal, and we may as well be preserved by him with small forces as by a great army; which makes us to wish you all happiness and prosperity, and recommend you to his protection. My lords, your thrice humble and affectionate servant and friend, P. STUYVESANT.
Page 485 - If any inhabitant have a mind to remove himself he shall have a year and six weeks from this day to remove himself, wife, children, servants, goods, and to dispose of his lands here.
Page 128 - 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.
Page 349 - Singular the appurtennces thereunto belonging or in any wise appertaining to have and to hold the Said tract of land with its appurtenances to the Said parties of the Second part their heirs and assigns forever...
Page 468 - ... in free and common socage according to the tenure of East Greenwich, in the county of Kent, in his Majesty's kingdom of England.

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