An Introduction to American Institutional History Written for this Series, Volume 1

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Johns Hopkins University, 1882 - 39 pages
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Page 11 - And whereas the ministers of the Gospel are, by their profession, dedicated to the service of God and the care .of souls, and ought not to be diverted from the great duties of their functions...
Page 16 - Be it ordained, by the United States, in Congress assembled, that the said Territory, for the purposes of temporary government, be one district ; subject, however, to be divided into two districts, as future circumstances may, in the opinion of Congress, make it expedient.
Page 27 - The Legislature may confer upon organized townships, incorporated cities and villages, and upon the board of supervisors of the several counties, such powers of a local, legislative and administrative character as they may deem proper.
Page 9 - Execution; and that all and every Person and Persons whatsoever, shall on every Lord's Day apply themselves to the Observation of the same, by exercising themselves thereon in the Duties of Piety and true Religion, publicly and privately...
Page 33 - In his Planter's Plea he tells the plain, unvarnished truth about the colonial establishment of Massachusetts. He says some of the adventurers desired to continue their attempt at a plantation; that they sent over more cattle to encourage the old planters and to attract others ; they conferred with some gentlemen of London and persuaded them to take stock in the enterprise. "The business came to agitation afresh." Some approved it and others dissuaded. The matter was common talk in London and was...
Page 16 - The Surveyors as they are respectively qualified shall proceed to divide the said territory into townships of six miles square, by lines running due north and south and others crossing these at right angles...
Page 16 - There shall be reserved the lot No. 16, of every township, for the maintenance of public schools within the said township...
Page 8 - Captaine y' had gotte a victory over their enemise, was as much ground as they could till in one day. And he was not counted a good, but a dangerous man, that would not contente himselfe with 7 Acres of land.

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