Collections of the Rhode-Island Historical Society, Band 3

The Society, 1835

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Seite 14 - The Council established at Plymouth in the County of Devon, for the Planting, ruling, ordering and Governing of New England in America" and to them and their Successors grants all the lands, &c., Viz.
Seite 300 - River and Country. And whereas divers well affected and industrious English Inhabitants, of the Towns of Providence, Portsmouth, and Newport in the tract aforesaid, have adventured to make a nearer neighborhood and Society with the great Body of the Narragansets, which may in Time by the blessing of God upon their Endeavours, lay a sure Foundation of Happiness to all America.
Seite 207 - Bay, where the said River falleth into the Sea, and on the North by the Line of the Massachusetts Plantation ; and on the South by the sea ; and in Longitude as the Line of the Massachusetts Colany, running from East to West, that is to say, from the said Narragansett Bay on the East, to the South sea on the West Part, with 'the Islands thereunto adjoining.
Seite 160 - English, (excusing the not sending of company and supplies, by the haste of the business,) the Lord helped me immediately to put my life into my hand, and, scarce acquainting my wife, to ship myself, all alone, in a poor canoe, and to cut through a stormy wind, with great seas, every minute in hazard of life, to the sachem's house.
Seite 211 - Carolina for the Time being, and all others whom it may concern, are to take Notice, and govern themselves accordingly.
Seite 137 - I discerned cause of bestirring myself, and staid the longer, and at last (through the mercy of the Most High) I not only sweetened his spirit, but possessed him, that the plague and other sicknesses were alone in the hand of the one God, who made him and us, who being displeased with the English for lying, stealing, idleness and uncleanness, (the natives...
Seite 118 - Watch ye, therefore, and pray always, that ye may be counted worthy to escape all these things that shall come to pass, and to stand before the Son of man.
Seite 48 - Their late famous long-lived Caunonicus so lived and died, and in the same most honorable manner and solemnity, (in their way,) as you laid to sleep your prudent peace-maker, Mr. Winthrop, did they honor this their prudent and peaceable prince ; yea, through all their towns and countries how frequently do many, and oft times, our Englishmen travel alone with safety and loving kindness...
Seite 52 - If your governor's son were slain, and several other men, would you ask counsel of another nation, how and when to right yourselves? He should neither go nor send to Hartford.
Seite 37 - They were, he said, as his own flesh, being allied by continual intermarriages, &c. But at last he condescended, that if they should do us wrong, as he could not draw them to give us satisfaction for, nor himself could satisfy, as if it were for blood, &c. then he would leave them to us.

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