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At a General Court held at Boston May 8. 1678.

Massachusetts. General Court.

At a General Court held at Boston May 8. 1678.

This Court considering how the Lord hath been pleased of late years ... to humble, and bring low his poor people in this wilderness ... do appoint Thursday, the sixt [sic] day of June next ensuing, to be solemnly kept as a day of humiliation and prayer, throughout this jurisdiction.

by Massachusetts. General Court.

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Published by Printed by Samuel Green in [Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 252.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination1 sheet ([1] p.)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14596266M

The Revd. William Noyes (–), Rector of Cholderton, Wiltshire, was an Anglican clergyman of Puritan teachings. Under the influence of his instruction, members of his family succeeded him in Puritan ministry both in England and in Massachusetts Bay Colony, at first in Newbury, Essex County, where two of his sons, James and Nicholas, and his nephew Thomas . Samuel Willard, minister at Boston’s Old South Church from , insisted that slaves were part of Massachusetts’ larger familial that same month by Quakers and a group of Boston ministers spurred the General Court into action. On Ma , the legislature passed “An May, (Boston: Adams and Nourse, ), File Size: KB.

John TINKER died at Hartford, in October, The general Court ordered that the expenses of his sickness and funeral, amounting to £8 6s. 4d., should be paid out of the public treasury. Thomas HUNGERFORD died Ester, £ Children, three,--"Thomas, aged about fifteen; Sarah, nine; Hannah, four years old this 1st of May ". In May, , the General Court of Connecticut, appointed Wm. VVadsworth, James Avery and Lieut. Smith, a Committee to view the lands at "Hamonoscitt," (Hamonasset,) and see whether it was fit for a plantation, and if not prejudicial to Saybrook, to lay it out to Mr. Mathew Allyn, Capt. Talcott, John Allyn and Mr. Wyllys, according to the grant.

Mount Hope Cemetery in West Roxbury annexed to Boston. 27 May Border between Boston and Brookline established. 5 Jan. City of Charlestown annexed by Boston per act of 14 May Town of Brighton annexed by Boston per act of 21 May Town of West Roxbury annexed by Boston per act of 29 May 8 May Part of Brookline annexed. On 3 April , ten men of Saugus, including Edmund Freeman, gained the agreement of the General Court of Plymouth Colony to commence the establishment of the first English Town on Cape Cod2, extinguishing the Indian’s Title to the land. It was written at the time that they went to Cape Cod “to worship God and make money”.File Size: 1MB.


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At a General Court held at Boston May 8. This Court considering how the Lord hath been pleased of late years to humble, and bring low his poor people in this wilderness do appoint Thursday, the sixt [sic] day of June next ensuing, to be solemnly kept as a day of humiliation and prayer, throughout this jurisdiction.

[Massachusetts. Book/Printed Material At a General Court held at Boston in New England the second day of October [A proclamaton for a day of fasting and prayer Novem ] [Cambridge, Printed by Samuel Green ]. At a General court, held at Boston the 3d of May [Levying ten single county rates to defray the charges of the war] [Cambridge, Printed by Samuel Green, ] [Reproduction].

From the original broadside preserved at the Court House, Salem Mass. With the compliments of the Essex Institute.

50 copies only. ; Ford No. ; Not in Evans. Mry23 Rowley " Thoma. May 13 Rowley Bark'r Tho. May 8 Boston barker Wm. May 8 Salem Barns Richard Apr 18 Marblehead BarnesJames Oct 12 Boston " John Apr 18 Marblehead " Nathani. May 23 Boston " Thom. May " Tho. Researchers can access the quarterly court records online through the following links to volumes divided by years as noted.

If you prefer to search the text version (rather than book page images), you can select the "full text" option on each volume's web page. Volume 1 / Volume 2 / Volume 3 / Volume 4 / John Perkins was a deputy to the session of the General Court held in Boston 25 May He held many town offices, occupied places of trus, and was one of the leading men of Ipswich.

His will, dated 28 Marmentions all of his children except Ann. John Perkins will was dated March 8, and proved Septem in Ipswich, MA. He was made freeman Feb. 2,a member of the church, a justice of the peace, constable, selectman, of Newton, ; andthe first town clerk, which office he held many years.

He was one of the first signers of the petition to the general court, May 8,asking that their village be set off from Cambridge and incorporated.

He was an Assistant at the General Court of Trials held at Newport on 24 October6 May23 October17 Mayand 22 Octoberand at General Assemblies held at Newport on 30 April1 May25 March6 May17 September (at Westerly), and 4 May Established in by an act of the Great and General Court of Massachusetts, the Boston Public Library (BPL) was the first large free municipal library in the United States.

InFrench ventriloquist M. Nicholas Marie Alexandre Vattemare became the original advocate for a public library in Boston when he proposed the idea of a book and.

On May 8th they requested a copy of the laws and statutes of the commonwealth; by May 24th they sent a letter to the General Court requesting twenty six changes in the laws.

Among the changes was a request that the Commonwealth repeal the minting law as the right to produce silver coinage was a royal prerogative that had not been given to the.

On 2 September, John Chipman was appointed by the treasurer to receive the Oyle for the country for Barnstable at the General Court held at New Plymouth, Massachusetts.

[ 8 ] On 1 March, John Chipman served on a jury at the Plymouth Court in a suit William Hatch against brought John Hoare for farming on the land of William Hatch. Sovereign ( Charles II): At the second sessions of the General Court held at Boston in New-England.

Whereas it hath pleased his Most Excellant Majesty our gratious King, by his letter bearing date the twenty seventh of April, to signifie his royal pleasure, that the authority of this his colony of Massachusets in New-England. At a General Court for Elections of the Massachusetts Bay Colony held at Boston onthe Court confirmed that appointment by the foot company of Ipswich of Thomas French as ensign, Thomas Burnam, Job Perkins and Thomas Wait as sergants and Thomas Hart and Francis Wainwright as corporals.

Tho. He was chosen to serve on the next General court of Commissioners to be held at Warwick. Feb: Four "Comitioners or deputyes" were chosen to serve at a General Court to be held at Newport. Of these, was Mr. John Tripp. Another was his brother in law Mr. Lott Stange; who had married Alice Paine, sister to John Tripp's wife Mary.

William was elected town clearn of Rehoboth onand with the exception of one year,held that office until his death. He was sent to the General Court of Plymouth as a deputy inwas chosen Deacon of his church in the same year, and was chosen a.

Stukely Westcott ( – 12 January ) was one of the founding settlers of the Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations and one of the original members of the first Baptist Church in America, established by Roger Williams in He came to New England from the town of Yeovil in Somerset, England and first settled in Salem in the Massachusetts Bay Born:Ilminster, Somerset, England.

Jehu Burr () was born in England and was the son of Jonathan Burr & Esther Stedman. Find A Grave Memorial # notes: "As the founder of an important and honored family, it would be interesting to know the circumstances of his death, and his place of burial.

Careful search, however, fails to discover either. We know that he died some time in. Boston is a town and small port in Lincolnshire, on the east coast of England, about miles ( km) north of is the largest town of the wider Borough of Boston local government district.

The town itself had a population of 35, at the census, while the borough had a total population of 66, at the ONS mid estimates. It is north of Greenwich on the Country: England. As executor of his f.‘s will, he had the task—and it was one of delicacy—of dividing the testator ‘s residual property among his numerous He m., May 8,Elizabeth, dau.

of Thomas Saxon or Sexton of Boston, who survived him. His will was dated July 6,and proved Aug. 5, following. Chn.: Elizabeth, b. Aug. 31, ; m. The General Court moved with the charter to the Bay area in the summer of as large migration started.

21 October29 April19 May15 May2 October28 May and 15 October4 February /8G, and 19 May (ref. Records MOOR. ; 4 part; 4 part,. The Act of incorporation is thus briefly expressed: "4th day of 7th monthordered that Mr. Ezekiel Rogers plantation be called Rowley." On the 13th of May,it was declared by the General Court "that Rowley bounds is to be eight miles from their meeting house in a straight line; and then a cross line diameter from Ipswich Ryver to.For information on the House, including current membership, see Massachusetts House of Representatives.

This is a list of Speakers of the Massachusetts House of Representatives. 1. ^ Prior torepresentatives were selected by a majority of votes at a town meeting. Sincerepresentatives have been elected by district. "Eight acres of planting ground, by an act of the Towne as in the old book Annolying near the highway going to Labour in vaine meadowe, butting to ye East upon ye planting ground of John Seaborn and on ye North planting ground of Francis Pebody."In Ipswich, Ma-Under the date Februthe entry in the Town Record occurs.