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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 506 506 Browse Search
William F. Fox, Lt. Col. U. S. V., Regimental Losses in the American Civil War, 1861-1865: A Treatise on the extent and nature of the mortuary losses in the Union regiments, with full and exhaustive statistics compiled from the official records on file in the state military bureaus and at Washington 279 279 Browse Search
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George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 6, 10th edition. 64 64 Browse Search
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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Mass. officers and men who died. 43 43 Browse Search
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owded vessels rose but a handbreadth above the water, till after creeping for seven days through shallow sounds, Cabeza seized five canoes of the natives, out of which the Spaniards made guard boards for their five boats. During thirty days more Oct. they kept on their way, suffering from hunger and thirst, imperilled by a storm, now closely following the shore, now avoiding savage enemies by venturing upon the sea. On the thirtieth of October, at the hour of vespers, Cabeza de Vaca, who happeniards, or proceed to sea, and attack their enemy. Against the advice of his officers, Ribault resolved upon the latter course. Hardly had he left the harbor for the open sea, before there arose a fearful Sept. 10. storm, which continued till October, and wrecked every ship of the French fleet on the Florida coast. The Chap. II.} 1565 vessels were dashed against the rocks about fifty leagues south of Fort Carolina; most of the men escaped with their lives. The Spanish ships also suffer
al investigation of the concerns of the corporation; the records were seized, the deputy-treasurer imprisoned, and private letters from Virginia intercepted for inspection. Stith, 298. Burk, i. 268. Rymer, XVII. 490—493. Smith was particularly examined; his honest answers plainly exposed the defective arrangements of previous years, and favored the cancelling of the charter as an act of benevolence to the colony. Smith, II. 103—108. The result surprised every one: the king, by an Oct. order in council, made known, that the disasters of Virginia were a consequence of the ill government of tile company; that he had resolved, by a new charter, to reserve to himself the appointment of the officers in England, a negative on appointments in Virginia Chap. V.} 1623. and the supreme control of all colonial affairs. Private interests were to be sacredly preserved; and all grants of land to be renewed and confirmed. Should the company resist the change, its patent would be recal
and plant themselves in the milder regions on the Delaware Bay; Burk, II 32. a plain indication that Puritans were not then molested in Virginia. It was probably in the autumn of 1629 that Harvey arrived in Virginia. Chalmers, 118. Till October, the name of Pott appears as governor; Harvey met his first assembly 1630 Mar 24. of burgesses in the following March. Hening, i. 4, and 147. He had for several years been a member of the council; and as, at a former day, he had been a willi were Chap VI.} long in danger of being intercepted, Hening, i. 300, 301, Act 3. yet ten men were considered a sufficient force to protect a place of danger. Ibid. 285, 286, Act 5. About fifteen months after Berkeley's return from 1646 Oct. England, articles of peace were established between the inhabitants of Virginia and Necotowance, the successor of Opechancanough. Ibid. 323—326. Compare Drake's Indian Biography, b. IV. 22—24; Johnson's Wonder-working Providence, b. III. c. X
cial object, and where the statutes of the provincial legislature, as well as the commands of the sovereign, aimed at a perpetual religious uniformity. When in Oct., 1629, he visited Virginia in person, the zeal of the assembly immediately 1629. Oct. ordered the oaths of allegiance and supremacy to be tendered him. It was in vain that he proposed a form which he was willing to subscribe; the government firmly insisted upon that which had been chosen by the English statutes, and which was purpongered the separate existence of Maryland; yet we have seen Virginia, which had ever been jealous of the division of its territory, defeat the attempt to revive the corporation. Meantime, the legislative assembly of Maryland, in the grateful en- Oct. joyment of happiness, seasonably guarded the tranquillity of the province against the perplexities of an interim, by providing for the security of the government in case of the death of the Deputy Governor. Commerce also was fostered; and tobacco
ne own voluntary act; yea, I hope the act of the Lord Jesus, sounding forth in me the blast, which shall in his own holy season cast down the strength and confidence of those inventions of men. Cotton's Letter Examined, 3. When summoned to ap- Oct. pear before the general court, he avowed his conviction in the presence of the representatives of the state. maintained the rocky strength of his grounds, and declared himself ready to be bound and banished and Chap. IX.} even to die in New Engrd Brooke, John 1631 Mar. 19. Hampden, and others, as his assigns. Saml. Garton's Defence, 58,59 Winthrop, II. 136. Before any colony could be established with their sanction, the people of New Plymouth had built a trading house at Wind- 1633 Oct. sor, and conducted with the natives a profitable commerce in furs. Dutch intruders from Manhattan, 1633 Jan. 8. ascending the river, had also raised at Hartford the house of Good Hope, and struggled to secure the 1635 territory to themselves.
duals; and they fell victims rather to the contest of will, than to the opinion that Chap. X.} 1659. Sept. Quakerism was a capital crime. Of four persons, ordered to depart the jurisdiction on pain of death, Mary Dyar, a firm disciple of Ann Hutchinson, whose exile she had shared, and Nicholas Davis, obeyed. Marmaduke Stephenson and William Robinson had come on purpose to offer their lives; instead of departing, they went from place to place to build up their friends in the faith. In October, Mary Dyar returned. Thus there were three persons arraigned on the sanguinary law. Robinson pleaded in his defence the special message and command of God. Blessed be God, who calls me to testify against wicked and unjust men. Stephenson refused to speak till sentence had been pronounced; and then he imprecated a curse on his judges. Mary Dyar exclaimed, The will of the Lord be done, and returned to the prison full of joy. From the jail she wrote a remonstrance. Were ever such laws hea