A History of the Original Settlements on the Delaware: From Its Discovery by Hudson to the Colonization Under William Penn : to which is Added an Account of the Ecclesiastical Affairs of the Swedish Settlers, and a History of Wilmington, from Its First Settlement to the Present Time

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Wilson & Heald, 1846 - 312 Seiten
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Seite 279 - Say not thou. What is the cause that the former days were better than these ? for thou dost not inquire wisely concerning this.
Seite 189 - My flesh shall slumber in the ground, Till the last trumpet's joyful sound; Then burst the chains with sweet surprise, And in my Saviour's image rise.
Seite 44 - It hath the advantage of many creeks, or rivers rather, that run into the main river or bay, some navigable for great ships, some for small craft. Those of most eminency...
Seite ii - Whatever withdraws us from the power of our senses, whatever makes the past, the distant, or the future predominate over the present, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings.
Seite 117 - Your first care, after reducing the place, is to protect the inhabitants from injuries, as well as violence of the soldiers, which will be easily effected if you settle a course for weekly or daily provisions by agreement with the inhabitants, which shall be satisfied to them, either out of the profits, customs or rents belonging to their present master, or in case of necessity from hence.
Seite ii - A History of the Original Settlements on the Delaware, from its Discovery by Hudson to the Colonization under William Penn.
Seite 48 - Majesty hath not empowered thee to erect fortifications on our coasts and rivers, or to settle people on the lands adjoining or to undertake any other thing to our prejudice; now therefore we protest against all such encroachments and all the evil consequences from the same, as bloodshed, sedition and whatever injury our trading company may suffer, and declare that we shall protect our rights in every manner that may be advisable.

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