The First Republic in America: An Account of the Origin of this Nation, Written from the Records Then (1624) Concealed by the Council, Rather Than from the Histories Then Licensed by the Crown
Houghton, 1898 - 688 pages
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Page 114 - I'd divide, And burn in many places ; on the topmast, The yards and bowsprit, would I flame distinctly, Then meet, and join. Jove's lightnings, the precursors O...
Page 74 - Resolved, That by two royal charters, granted by King James the First, the colonists, aforesaid, are declared entitled to all the privileges, liberties and immunities of denizens and natural born subjects, to all intents and purposes, as if they had been abiding and born within the realm of England.
Page 438 - That the liberties, franchises, privileges and jurisdictions of Parliament are the ancient and undoubted birthright and inheritance of the subjects of England...
Page 371 - The Treasurer and company of Adventurers and Planters of the City of London for the first colony in Virginia...
Page 606 - Tract above mentioned within three Years after the Date of these Presents. PROVIDED always that if three Years of the said Fee Rent shall at any time be in...
Page 325 - About the last of August came in a dutch man of warre that sold us twenty Negars.
Page 190 - God have no power with them and the conversion of these poor infidels, yet let the rich mammons' desire egge them on to inhabit these countries. I protest unto you, by the faith of an honest man, the more I range the country the more I admire it. I have seen the best countries in Europe ; I protest unto you, before the Living God, put them all together, this country will be equivalent unto them if it be inhabitant with good people.
Page 203 - went ashore, but would not talk to any of them, scarce to them of the best sort, and to them onely, she said that if her father had loved her, he would not value her less than old swords and axes, wherefore she would still dwell with the Englishmen, who loved her.