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horne, at the head of a company of train-bands, made a speech which royalists deemed seditious; and the inflexible Endicott, just as the last sands of life were running out, addressed the people at their meeting-house in Boston. Charles II. had written to the colony against Endicott, as a person not well affected, and desired that some other person might be chosen governor in his stead; but Endicott, who did not survive till the day of election, retained his office till the King of 1665. Mar. 15. Kings summoned him from the world. The aged Davenport was equally unbending. The commission, said he from New Haven, is but a tryal of our courage; the Lord will be with his people while they are with him. If you consent to this court of appeals, you pluck down with your own hands the house which wisdom has built for you and your posterity. The elections in the spring of 1665 proceeded with great quiet; the people firmly sustained the govern- Chap XII.} 1664 ment. Meantime letters
uitrents, in part at least, to the public service. Colonial jealousy of a feudal chief was early and perseveringly displayed. The maker of 1686 Jan. 9 the first Pennsylvania almanac was censured for publishing Penn as a lord. Hazard's Register, i. 16. The assembly originated 1685 bills without scruple; they attempted a new organization of the judiciary; they alarmed the merchants by their lenity towards debtors; they would vote no taxes; they claimed the right of inspecting the 1686 March 15. records, and displacing the officers of the courts; they expelled a member who reminded them of their contravening the provisions of their charter. Votes and Proceedings, 32, &c The executive Chap XVI.} 1687 Feb. 1, 1688 power was also imperfectly administered: for the whole council was too numerous a body for its regular exercise. A commission of five was substituted; Doc. in Proud, i. 305. and finally, when it was resolved to appoint a deputygov-ernor, Hazard's Register, III.