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ere adopted, and were, in the following years, 1691. improved by providing military stores, and estrevenue; and, in May, the Huguenots were fully 1691. May 1. enfranchised, as though they had been frly period, been introduced from Madagascar; in 1691, the legislature was already busy in rewarding mple, which was often imitated. The denial of 1691. this system by the crown increased the aversiroprietary, who could be convicted of no crime 1691. but his creed, and impatient of judicial formsgrew up; the council divided; protests ensued; 1691 April 1. the members from the territories withdis deputy under the bad name of a Jacobite. In 1691, Coxe conveyed such authority as he had to the onstituted by the popular act. In January of 1691, the Beaver arrived in New 1691 York harbor wi prisoners, eight in number, were promptly ar- 1691. raigned before a special court constituted for were less liberal to Massachusetts than Clar- 1691. Oct. 7. endon and Charles II. The freemen o[2 more...]
red, the bills of the colony, which continued to be issued, were made, in all payments, a legal tender, and, instead of bearing interest, were received at the treasury at five per cent. advance. Repulsed from Canada, the exhausted colonies at- 1691 to 1696. tempted little more than the defence of their frontiers. Their borders were full of terror and sorrow, of captivity and death; but no designs of conquest were formed. If Schuyler made an irruption into the 1691. French settlements on t1691. French settlements on the Sorel, it was only to gain successes in a skirmish, and to effect a safe retreat. A French ship anchoring in Port Royal, the red cross Nov. 26. that floated over the town made way for the banner of France; and Acadia was once more a dependence on Canada. In January, 1692, a party of French and 1692. Indians, coming in snow-shoes from the east, burst upon the town of York, offering its inhabitants no choice but captivity or death. The fort which was rebuilt at Pemaquid was, at least, an a