HISTORY OF THOMASTON, ROCKLAND, AND SOUTH THOMASTON, MAINE FROM THEIR FIRST EXPLORATION, A. D. 1605; WITH FAMILY GENEALOGIES

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Side 206 - President of the United States of America, to all who shall see these presents, greeting : KNOW YE, that reposing special Trust and Confidence in the Patriotism, Integrity, and Abilities of Henry Knox, Esquire, a Citizen of Massachusetts and a Major General in the late Army of the United States...
Side 46 - ... any thing herein contained to the contrary thereof in any wise notwithstanding...
Side 111 - America, and for more effectually preventing the clandestine running of goods in the said colonies and plantations ; and that it may be proper to repeal an act, made in the fourteenth year of the reign of his present Majesty, entitled. An Act to discontinue, in such manner, and for such time as are therein mentioned, the landing and discharging, lading, or shipping, of goods, wares, and merchandise, at the town and within the harbour of Boston, in the province of Massachusetts Bay, in North America...
Side 206 - In testimony, whereof I, Rutherford B. Hayes, President of the United States of America, have caused these Letters to be made Patent, and the Seal of the General Land Office to be hereunto affixed.
Side 46 - June, in the ninth year of the reign of our Sovereign Lord George, by the Grace of God, of Great Britain, France, and Ireland, King, Defender of the Faith, &c., and in the year of our Lord Christ one thousand seven hundred and thirty-five.
Side 17 - ... three quarters, and half a mile is the narrowest, where you shall never have under four and five fathoms water, hard by the shore, but six, seven, eight, nine and ten fathoms all along, and on both sides every half mile very gallant coves, some able to contain almost a hundred sail, where the ground is excellent soft ooze with a tough clay under for anchor hold, and where ships may lie without either cable or anchor, only moored to the shore with a hauser. It floweth by their judgment eighteen...
Side 331 - ... heavy sound. Ne'er may she know the sinking heart, The dreary loneliness of grief; When all is o'er, when all depart, And cease to yield their sad relief; Nor, entering in my vacant room, Feel, in its chill and heavy air, As if the dampness of the tomb And spirits of the dead were there. O welcome, though with care and pain, The power to glad a parent's heart ; To bid a parent's joys remain, And life's approaching ills depart.
Side 214 - Knox remaining mute, probably from indignation, his subordinate rejoined, that" the corps had, out of respect to Congress and themselves, sent as their representatives the only man among them with an ounce of superfluous flesh on his body and the only other who possessed a complete suit of...
Side 17 - ... which we had stowed below. Tuesday, the eleventh of June, we passed up into the river with our ship, about six and twenty miles, of which I had rather not write, than by my relation to detract from the worthiness thereof.
Side 110 - I will not contrary to the spirit of an agreement, entered into through this Province, import, or purchase of any person, so importing any goods as aforesaid, until the port, or harbor of Boston shall be opened, and we are fully restored to the free use of our constitutional and charter rights.' "And, lastly, we agree that after this, or a similar covenant, has been offered to any person and they refuse to sign it, or produce the oath above said, we will consider them as contumacious importers, and...

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