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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 175 17 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 10. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 69 1 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 7. (ed. Frank Moore) 61 3 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 2, 17th edition. 54 0 Browse Search
Jubal Anderson Early, Ruth Hairston Early, Lieutenant General Jubal A. Early , C. S. A. 48 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 37. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 42 0 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 38 0 Browse Search
George Meade, The Life and Letters of George Gordon Meade, Major-General United States Army (ed. George Gordon Meade) 32 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 4. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 32 0 Browse Search
George P. Rowell and Company's American Newspaper Directory, containing accurate lists of all the newspapers and periodicals published in the United States and territories, and the dominion of Canada, and British Colonies of North America., together with a description of the towns and cities in which they are published. (ed. George P. Rowell and company) 28 0 Browse Search
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be added, that, having given away the whole south, he enfeoffed his brother with the country between Pemaquid and the St. 1664 Croix. The proprietary rights to New Hampshire and 1677 Maine were revived, with the intent to purchase then Chap. XI.} for the duke of Monmouth. The fine country from Connecticut River to Delaware Bay, tenanted by nearly ten thousand souls, in spite of the charter to 1664. Winthrop, and the possession of the Dutch, was, like part of Maine, given to the duke of York. The charter which secured a large and fertile province to William Penn, and thus invested philanthropy with 1681. executive power on the western bank of the Delaware, was a grant from Charles II. After Philip's war in New England, Mount Hope was hardly rescued from a 1679. courtier, then famous as the author of two indifferent comedies. The grant of Nova Scotia to Sir Thomas Temple was not revoked, while, with the inconsistency of ignorance, Acadia, with indefinite boundaries, was 1667
, in part, continue to the present day. In a pecuniary point of view, no transaction could have been for Massachusetts more injurious; for it made her a frontier state, and gave her the most extensive and most dangerous frontier to defend. But Massachusetts did not, at this time, come into possession of the whole territory which now constitutes the state of Maine. France, under the treaty of Breda, claimed and occupied the district from St. Chap XII.} Croix to the Penobscot: the duke of York held the tract between the Penobscot and the Kennebeck, claiming, indeed, to own the whole tract between the Kennebeck and the St. Croix; while Massachusetts was proprietary only of the district between the Kennebeck and the Piscataqua. A novel form of political institution ensued. Massachusetts, in her corporate capacity, was become the lord proprietary of Maine; the little republic on the banks of the Charles was the feudal sovereign of this eastern lordship. Maine had thus far been re
opular power. The wives of Virginia statesmen shared the enthusiasm. The child that is unborn, said Sarah Drummond, a notorious and wicked rebel, shall have cause to rejoice for the good that will come by the rising of the country. Bonds, &c. p. 105. Should we overcome the governor, said Ralph Weldinge, we must expect a greater power from Chap. XIV.} 1676 England, that would certainly be our ruin. Sarah Drummond remembered that England was divided into hostile factions for the duke of York and the duke of Monmouth. Taking from the ground a small stick, she broke it in twain, adding, I fear the power of England no more than a broken straw. The relief from the hated navigation acts seemed certain. Now we can build ships, it was urged, and like New England trade to any part of the world. Compare Bonds, &c. pp. 110 and 89. The stout-hearted woman would not suffer a throb of fear in her bosom. In the greatest perils to which her husband was exposed, she confidently exclaimed,
aims of the Netherlands, granted to the duke of York not only the country from Mar 12 the Kennebec Nicolls, groom of the bedchamber to the duke of York, the English squadron which carried the commiss Albany, from the Scottish title of the duke of York, quietly surrendered; and the league with the Fued on June 23, 24 its surrender. The duke of York had already, two months before the conquest, asthe soil, could constitute a state, the duke of York gave political existence to a commonwealth. Itnt, not to be collected till 1670. The duke of York, now president of the African Company. was theas renewed to the representative of the duke of York; and, as the parties, heedless of the former graimed, as belonging by conquest to the duke of York; Documents, in Smith's New Jersey, c. III. In an extravagantly loyal address to the duke of York. But factious republicans abounded; the deputinot put in order; the government of the duke of York was hated as despotic, and when, in the next wa
imore, and fix the limits of their respective provinces. Dec. 11. The adjustment was difficult. Lord Baltimore claimed by his charter the whole country as far as the fortieth degree. Penn replied, just as the Dutch and the agents of the duke of York had always urged, that the charter for Maryland included only lands that were still unoccupied; that the banks of the Delaware had been purchased, appropriated, and colonized, before that Chap. XVI.} 1682 Dec. charter was written. For more than states; as his spirit, awakening from its converse with shadows, escaped from the exile of fallen humanity, nearly his last words were—Mind poor Friends in America. His works praise him. Neither time nor place can dissolve fellowship with his spirit. To his name William Penn left this short epitaph—Many sons have done virtuously in this day; but, dear George, thou excellest them all. Were his principles thus excellent? An opposite system was developed in the dominions of the duke of York
ybrook; for the obedient servant of the duke of York discouraged every mention of assemblies, and lefranchises. The dull James II., then duke of York, of a fair Chap. XVII.} 1676 complexion and an, disregarding a second patent from the duke of York, Andros claimed that the ships of New 1678. Ocrsey 1683 March 14. was granted by the duke of York. From Scotland the largest emigration was expethe people a share in legislation. The duke of York temporized. The provincial revenue had expiredachems returned to nail the arms of the duke of York over their castles—a protection, as they thoughe cabinet, the bill of exclusion of the duke of York from the succession was demanded; a bill for thighty dangers from Popery, indicted the duke of York as a recusant, and reported the duchess of Porthe majority, the bill for excluding the duke of York was passed by triumphant votes in Penn the houe monarchy. An association against the duke of York could not succeed among a calculating aristocra[2 more...]