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Society, 1913
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Page 3 - Second, by the grace of God, of England, Scotland, France and Ireland, King defender of the faith, &c.
Page 8 - Lord Charles the Second by the Grace of God, of England, Scotland, France & Ireland King Defender of the Faith &c and in the yeare of our Lord 1680. PRESENT The Right Honoble Sr Edmund Andros, Knt. Cover" Capt Mathias Nicolls Capt William Dyre Mr Fred.
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Page 24 - After being thus qualified by the vote of the Court, and by taking the above oath, the freeman was allowed to vote in the elections in the following manner and under the following penalty: "It is ordered by this Court, and by the authority thereof, that for the yearly choosing of assistants, the freemen shall use Indian corn and beans — the Indian corn to manifest election, the beans the contrary; and if any freeman shall put in more than one Indian corn or bean, for the choice or refusal of any...
Page 38 - Evills and Inconvenincys have been Represented to this Court to be Occassioned Committed and Done by Negroes and Indian Slaves their Frequent Meetings and Gathering themselves together in Greate Numbers on the Lords Day and att Other Unseasonable times useing and Exerciseing Severall Rude and Unlawfull Sports and Pastetimes to the Dishonour of God Profanacon of his holy Day breach And Disturbance of the Peace and Quiett of his Maties Subjects many whereof Are Likewise Drawed asside and mislead to...