Chronicles of Pennsylvania from the English Revolution to the Peace of Aix-la-Chapelle, 1688-1748: By Charles P. Keith, Band 2

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Patterson & White Company, 1917 - 981 Seiten

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Seite 670 - The Puritan hated bearbaiting, not because it gave pain to the bear, but because it gave pleasure to the spectators.
Seite 736 - Logan to be a gentleman of universal learning, and the best judge of books in these parts...
Seite 735 - The institution soon manifested its utility, was imitated by other towns, and in other provinces. The libraries were augmented by donations ; reading became fashionable ; and our people, having no public amusements to divert their attention from study, became better acquainted with books, and in a few years were observed by strangers to be better instructed and more intelligent than people of the same rank generally are in other countries.
Seite 772 - Granted, doth extend itself back into the Woods as far as a Man can go in one day and a half, and bounded on the Westerly Side with the creek called...
Seite 706 - Five Nations, told the Delawares and us, 'Since you have not hearkened to us nor regarded what we have said, now we will put petticoats on you, and look upon you as women for the future, and not as men. Therefore, you Shawanese, look back toward Ohio, the place from whence you came; and return thitherward; for now we shall take pity on the English, and let them have all this land.
Seite 607 - About that time [1720] considerable numbers of good, sober people came in from Ireland, who wanted to be settled. At the same time, also, it happened that we were under some apprehensions from ye Northern Indians. ... I therefore thought it might be prudent to plant a settlement of such men as those who formerly had so bravely defended Londonderry and Inniskillen, as a frontier, in case of any disturbance.
Seite 675 - ... inconceivable to think what a prodigious good Eft'ect immediately ensued. . . . The Shiping from the West of England, Scotland, and Ireland, which just before used to be detain'd five, six, and sometimes nine Months in the Country, before they could get in the Debts due to them and load, were now dispatch'd in a Month or six Weeks at farthest. The poor middling People, who had any Lands . . . paid off their usurious creditors : . . . lawful Interest was at this Time [by Act of Mch. 2, 1722-3]...
Seite 571 - ... present, that Andrew Hamilton, late of the City of Philadelphia, Esq., the tenth day of October, in the first year of the reign of our lord George, by the grace of God king of Great Britain, France and Ireland, defender of the faith the third, at the City aforesaid, of the honourable Charles Gookin, Esq., lieutenant.governor of the province of Pennsylvania, then and still being, the wicked, opprobrious and reproachful words following did speak, utter and pronounce, viz.: Damn him (the said lieutenant.governo...
Seite 756 - THAT no Person or Persons shall or may, at any Time hereafter, be obliged to answer any Complaint, Matter or Thing whatsoever, relating to Property, before the Governor and Council, or in any other Place, but in ordinary Course of Justice, unless Appeals thereunto shall be hereafter by Law appointed.
Seite 687 - •From hence it is that I, in a great measure, account to myself for their Choice of me before divers others who solicited their Favour, For Knowing that I had been bred to the Camp, remote from the refined Politicks which often serve to perplex mankind...

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