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risdiction over them. Hutchinson's History, l. App. It was resolved to transfer the scene of negotiations to England, where Bellingham and Hawthorne were, by a 1666 April 10 royal mandate, expressly commanded, on their alleigance, to attend, with two or three others, whom the magistrates of Massachusetts were to appoint as theing compliance with the king, were afterwards forwarded from Boston, Salem, Ipswich, and Newbury. Let some regular way be propounded for the debate, Chap. XII.} 1666. said Bellingham, the governor, a man who emphatically hated a bribe.—The king's prerogative gives him power to command our appearance, said the moderate Bradstree At the same time, colonial loyalty did not content itself with barren professions; it sent provisions to the English fleet in the West Indies; and to the navy in 1666 Dec. 3. England, a ship-load of masts; a blessing, mighty unexpected, and but for which, adds Pepys, Pepys, i. 489. we must have failed the next year. The da
. and an easy tenure of lands, he left the infant people to take care of themselves; to enjoy liberty of conscience and of conduct in the entire freedom of innocent retirement; to forget the world, till rent-day drew near, and quit-rents might be 1666. demanded. Chalmers, 520. Such was the origin of fixed settlements in North Carolina. The child of ecclesiastical oppression was swathed in independence. But not New England and Virginia only turned their eyes to the southern part of our rehem, made some advances; it exported boards, and shingles, and staves, to Barbadoes. The little traffic was profitable, and was continued; emigration increased; the influence of the proprietaries fostered its growth; and it has been said that, in 1666, the plantation already contained eight hundred souls. Many preferred it, as a place of residence, to Barbadoes, and Yeamans, who understood the nature of colonial trade, managed its affairs without reproach. Williamson, i. 100. Meantime t
is family; his pride in the children that bloomed around him, making the solitudes laugh with innocence and gayety. Emigrants arrived from every clime; and the 1666. colonial legislature extended its sympathies to many nations, as well as to many sects. From France came Huguenots; from Germany, from Holland, from Sweden, fromd, I believe from Piedmont, the children of misfortune sought protection under the tolerant sceptre of the Roman Catholic. Bohemia Chap. XIV.} Itself, Bacon, 1666, c. VII. the country of Jerome and of Huss, sent forth its sons, who at once were made citizens of Maryland with equal franchises. The empire of justice and humane, which was subsequently built at a cost of forty 1674. thousand pounds of tobacco—about a thousand dollars. The Indian nations were pacified; and their rights, 1666. subordination, and commerce, defined and established. But the mildest and most amiable feature of legislation is found in the acts of compromise Ibid. 1662, c
nt people had no motive to second his complaints; the freedom of New Jersey assured its separate existence. Yet so feeble were the beginnings of the commonwealth, it was but a cluster of four houses, which, in honor of the kind-hearted Lady Carteret, was now called Elizabethtown, and rose into dignity as the capital of the province. To New England messengers were despatched to publish the tidings that Puritan liberties were warranted a shelter on the Raritan. Immediately, an association 1666. of church members from the New Haven colony sailed into the Passaic, and, at the request of the governor, holding a council with the Hackensack tribe, themselves extinguished the Indian title to Newark. With one May 21. heart, they resolved to carry on their spiritual and town affairs according to godly government; to be ruled un- 1667. der their old laws by officers chosen from among themselves; and when, in May, 1668, a colonial legislative 1668. May 26. assembly was for the first time
reign. But his mind was already imbued with a deep sense of the vanity of the world, and the irreligiousness of its religions. Penn, II. 465. At length, in 1666, on a journey in Ireland, William 1666. Penn heard his old friend Thomas Loe speak of the faith that overcomes the world; the undying fires of enthusiasm at once 1666. Penn heard his old friend Thomas Loe speak of the faith that overcomes the world; the undying fires of enthusiasm at once blazed up within him, and he renounced every hope for the path of integrity. It is a path into which, says Penn, God, in his everlasting kindness, guided my feet in the flower of my youth, when about two-and-twenty years of age. And in the autumn of that year, he was in jail for the crime of listening to the voice of conscience.the viceroy of Ireland— is my crime and my innocence; it makes me a prisoner to malice, but my own freeman. After his enlargement, returning to England, he en- 1666, 1667. countered bitter mockings and scornings, the invectives of the priests, the strangeness of all his old companions; Ibid. So Besse. it was noised about, i
few men who roamed over the regions between Huron, Erie, and Ontario. Depopulating the whole country on the 1649 Outawa, they obtained an acknowledged superiority over New France, mitigated only by commercial rela- Chap. XVII.} 1654 tions of the French traders with the tribes that dwelt farthest from the Hudson. The colony was still in perpetual danger; and Quebec itself was besieged. 1660. To what use a winter's invasion of the country of the Mohawks? The savages disappeared, leav- 1666. ing their European adversaries to war with the wilderness. By degrees the French made firmer advances; and a fort built at the outlet of Ontario, for the purpose, as 1672. was pretended, of having a convenient place for treaties, commanded the commerce of the lake We have seen the Mohawks brighten the covenant 1673. chain that bound them to the Dutch. The English, on recovering the banks of the Hudson, confirmed, without delay, the Indian alliance, and, by the confidence with which