The Johns Hopkins University Studies in Historical and Political Science
Johns Hopkins University Press, 1883
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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 function...
Page 13 - 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 30 - ... a large Roman P. together with the first letter of the name of the parish or place whereof such poor person is an inhabitant, cut either in red or blue cloth...
Page 17 - After our landing and viewing of the places, so well as we could, we came to a conclusion, by most voices, to set on the main land, on the first place, on a high ground, where there is a great deal of land cleared...
Page 2 - 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 18 - They assemble by beat of drum, each with his musket or firelock, in front of the captain's door; they have their cloaks on, and place themselves in order, three abreast, and are led by a sergeant without beat of drum. Behind comes the Governor, in a long robe; beside him, on the right hand, comes the preacher with his cloak on, and on the left hand the captain with his side arms, and cloak on, and with a small cane in his hand. And so they march in good order, and each sets his arms down near him....
Page 17 - ... they meet always within four weeks; and that every man do justice to another. 2. That a thief shall be pursued. ... If there be present need, let it be made known to the hundredman, and let him make it known to the tithingmen ; and let all go forth to where God may direct them to go. Let them do justice on the thief, as it was formerly the enactment of Edmund.
Page 16 - ... to him we owe that master-piece of judicial polity, the subdivision of England into tithings and hundreds, if not into counties; all under the influence and administration of one supreme magistrate, the king ; in whom, as in a general reservoir, all the executive authority of the law was lodged, and from whom justice was dispersed to...
Page 2 - There shall be reserved the lot No. 16, of every township, for the maintenance of public schools within the said township...