Centennial Celebration, Together with an Historical Sketch of Reading, Windsor County, Vermont and Its Inhabitants: From the First Settlement of the Town to 1874, Volume 1

Steam Press of A.N. Swain, 1874 - 169 pages

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Page 53 - Faith, &c, and in the year of Our Lord Christ one thousand seven hundred and fifty.
Page 51 - South Carolina: George the Third by the Grace of God, of Great Britain, France and Ireland, King, Defender of the Faith, and so forth, To all to whom these presents shall come, Greeting: Know ye, that we of our special grace, certain knowledge and mere motion, have...
Page 53 - One shilling Proclamation Money for every Hundred Acres he so owns, settles or possesses, and so in Proportion for a greater or lesser tract of the said Land; which Money shall be paid by the respective Persons...
Page 52 - ... grantee, his heirs and assigns to us, our heirs and successors as well as being subject to the penalty of any Act or Acts of Parliament that now are or hereafter shall be enacted.
Page 51 - Lands by Rocks Ponds Mountains and Rivers one thousand and forty Acres free according to a Plan and Survey thereof made by our said Governor's order and returned into the Secretary's office and hereunto annexed Butted and bounded as follows viz...
Page 52 - Families resident and settled thereon shall have the liberty of holding two fairs one of which shall be held on the and the other on the annually — which fairs are not to continue longer than the respective following the said And that as soon as the said Town shall consist of fifty Families, a market may be opened and kept one or more days in each week as may be thought most advantageous to the inhabitants.
Page 51 - Province, have, upon the conditions and reservations hereinafter made, given and granted, and by these Presents for us, our heirs and successors do give and grant in equal shares unto our loving subjects, inhabitants of our said Province of New Hampshire and...
Page 52 - Province, and that the annual meeting forever hereafter for the choice of such officers for the said town shall be on the second Tuesday of March annually. To have and to hold the said tract of land as above expressed, together with all privileges and appurtenances to them and their respective heirs and assigns forever upon the following conditions, viz : I.
Page 52 - That all white and other Pine Trees within the said Township, fit for Masting Our Royal Navy, be carefully preserved for that Use, and none to be cut or felled without Our special License for so doing first had and obtained, upon the Penalty of the Forfeiture of...
Page 109 - They need No statue nor inscription to reveal Their greatness. It is round them ; and the joy With which their children tread the hallowed ground That holds their venerated bones, the peace That smiles on all they fought for, and the wealth That clothes the land they rescued, — these, though mute, As feeling ever is when deepest, — these Are monuments more lasting than the fanes Reared to the kings and demigods of old.

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