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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 39 3 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 2, 17th edition. 30 0 Browse Search
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Elizabeth Cary Agassiz, Louis Agassiz: his life and correspondence, third edition 8 0 Browse Search
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d was reluctant to hang any but republicans. His love of placid enjoyments and of ease continued to the end. On the last morning of his life, he bade his attendants open the curtains of his bed, and the windows of his bed-chamber, that he might once more see the sun. Barillon, in Dalrymple, App. to p. i. b. i. Compare James' II. Memoirs, i. 746; Evelyn, III. 130, 131. He desired absolution; For God's sake, send for a Catholic priest; but checked himself, adding, it may expose the duke of York to danger. James' II. Memoirs, i. 747. He pardoned all his enemies, no doubt sincerely. The queen sent to beg forgiveness for any offences. Alas, poor woman, she beg my pardon! he replied; I beg hers with all my heart; take back to her that answer. Dalrymple, book i. p. 66. He expressed some regard for his brother, his children, his mistresses. Do not leave poor Nelly Gwyn to starve, was almost his last commission. Burnet, II. 284. So, too, Evelyn, III. 132. Such was the le
artford and New Haven; and, as the commissioners were desirous to make friends in the other colonies, they avoided all angry collisions, gave no countenance to a claim advanced by the duke of Hamilton to a large tract of territory in the colony, and, in arranging the limits of New York, though the charter of Clarendon's son-in-law extended to the River Connecticut, they established the boundary, on the main, in conformity with the claims of Connecticut itself. Long Island went to the duke of York. Satisfied with the harmony which they had secured by Chap. XII.} 1664. attempting nothing but for the interests of the colony, the commissioners saw fit to praise to the monarch the dutifulness and obedience of Connecticut, which was set off with the more lustre by the contrary deportment of Massachusetts. We shall soon have occasion to narrate the events in which Nichols was engaged at New York, where he remained. Carr, Cartwright, and Maverick, the other 1665. Feb. 15. commissioner
; he despised gravity, as, what indeed it often is, the affectation of dulness; and thought it no condescension to charm by drollery. Himself without any veneration for prejudice or prescriptive usage, he never could estimate the difficulty of abrogating a form or overcoming a prejudice. His mind regarded purposes and results; and he did not so much defy appearances as rest ignorant of their power; an indifference, which, in some respects, was an immorality. Desiring to exclude the duke of York from the throne, no delicacy of sentiment restrained him from proposing the succession to the uncertain issue of an abandoned woman, who had once been mistress to the king; and he saw no cruelty in urging Charles II. to a divorce from a confiding wife, who had no blemish but barrenness. The same want of common feeling, joined to a surprising mobility, left Shaftesbury in ignorance of the energy of religious convictions. Skeptics are apt to be superstitious; the organization that favors t
kiss the hand of the young boy who was duke of York, the Life of James II. i. 29. Lord, who sent es decided that, as the grant from the duke of York had reserved no profit or Chap. XVI.} 1680. Aujurisdiction, the tax was illegal. The duke of York promptly acquiesced in the decision, and in a ntained for him the assured favor of the duke of York. Sustained by such friends, and pursuing his longitude west from the Delaware. The duke of York desired to retain the three lower counties, thaeceived the assent of the agents of the duke of York and Lord Baltimore. The charter, as originalst India Company, and afterwards by the duke of York. The royal proclamation soon announced to all of Delaware, were in possession of the duke of York, and, from the conquest of New Netherlands, hadntercession of his father's friend, the duke of York; for his constancy had commanded the respect ans deeds of feoffment were produced; the duke of York's agent surrendered the territory by the solemn[2 more...]