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Page 14 - If I had suddenly and hastily fallen upon the strict practice of conformity, I had undone myself and broken the town to pieces. For upon the first notice of alteration many were resolving to go to New England...
Page 86 - Master nor see to be done of others but to his power shall tell or forthwith give warning to his said Master of the same. He shall not waste the goods of his said Master nor lend them unlawfully to any.
Page 16 - ... naturalizing such foreign Protestants and others therein mentioned, as are settled or shall settle in any of His Majesty's colonies in America.
Page 28 - But the latter part of this provision, which, if it had not been evaded, would have introduced almost an universal register of conveyances of the freehold in the case of corporeal hereditaments, was soon defeated by the invention of the conveyance by lease and release, which sprung from the omission to extend the statute to bargains and sales for terms of years ; and the other parts of the statute were necessarily ineffectual in our courts of equity, because these were still left at liberty to compel...
Page 48 - Friends, in the fear of the Lord, and in the presence of this assembly, whom I desire to be my witnesses, I take this my friend, MN to be my wife; promising, through divine assistance, to be unto her a loving and faithful husband till death separate us.
Page 38 - We have visited theii place of deposit, and saw enough of their state and condition to testify that they exhibit an admirable specimen of the state to which order and precision may be carried in the classification and arrangement of records of this description : they amount to 1432 volumes.
Page 46 - Having declared their Intentions of taking each other in Marriage before several Publick Meetings of the people of God called Quakers in...
Page 48 - She According to the Custom of Marriage Assuming the Name of her Husband, as a further Confirmation thereof: Did then and there to these Presents Set their Hands, and we whose Names are here under also subscribed, being present, at the Solemnization of the said Marriage and Subscription, have as Witnesses thereunto set our Hands the Day and Year above Written 1754.