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June 10th (search for this): chapter 2
radstreet, Hawthorne, Mather, and Norton, were members, May the general court published a declaration of natural and chartered rights. Their liberties under God and their patent they June declare to be, to choose their own governor, deputy- June 10 governor, and representatives; to admit freemen on terms to be prescribed at their own pleasure; to set up all sorts of officers, superior and inferior, and point out their power and places; to exercise, by their annually-elected magistrates ande blood of her sons, while the ground was still wet with the blood of her yeomanry, the wrecks of her villages were still smoking, and the Indian war-cry was yet ringing in the forests of Maine, Edward Randolph, the English emissary, arrived in June 10 New England. The messenger and message were received with coldness. The governor avowed ignorance of the officer whose signature was affixed to the letter from the king, and denied the right of the king, or of parliament, to bind the colony
June 10th (search for this): chapter 5
esies. Even during the war between England 1653 and Holland, friendly intercourse had continued; for why, it was said, should there be strife between old friends and neighbors, brothers in Christ, dwelling in countries so far from Europe? Commerce, if interrupted by a transient hesitancy as to its security, soon recovered its freedom, and was sometimes conducted even with Europe by way of Virginia. Equal rights 1659 in the colonial courts were reciprocally secured by Chap. XV.} 1664. June 10. treaty. But upon the restoration, the act of navigation, at first evaded, was soon enforced; and by degrees, Berkeley, whose brother coveted the soil of New Jersey, threatened hostility. Clouds gathered in the south. Albany Records, IV. 133, 165, 168, 198, 211, 236, 248, 282, 351, 320, 382; XXIV. 101, &c., 300, 399, 401; XVIII. 157, &c., 197, 258—262. In the north, affairs were still more lowering. Massachusetts did not relinquish its right to an indefinite extension of its terri
June 13th (search for this): chapter 3
ndred 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 the proprietaries, having collected minute information respecting the coast, had learned to covet an extension of their domains; and, indifferent to the claims of Virginia, and in open contempt of the garrison of Spain at St. Augustine, the covetous Clarendon and his associates easily 1665 June 13. obtained from the king a new charter, which granted to them, from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean, all the land lying between twenty-nine degrees and Chap. XIII.} 1665. thirty-six degrees thirty minutes, north latitude; a territory extending seven and a half degrees from north to south, and more than forty degrees from east to west; comprising all the territory of North and South Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas, much of Florida and Missouri, near
June 14th (search for this): chapter 1
at quarrel. Ten thousand deaths, rather than defile the chastity of my conscience; nor would I, for ten thousand worlds, resign the peace and satisfaction I have in my heart. The plebeian Hugh Peters had been hanged; Sir Henry Vane was to suffer on the bock. The same cheerful resignation animated him on the day of his execution. As the procession moved through the streets, men from the windows and tops of houses expressed their sorrow, pouring out prayers for him as Chap. XI.} 1662. June 14 he passed by; and the people shouted aloud, God go with you. Arrived on the scaffold, he was observable above all others by the intrepidity of his demeanor. Surveying the vast surrounding multitude with composure, he addressed them, and sought to awaken in their souls the love of English liberty. His voice was overpowered with trumpets; finding he could not bear an audible testimony to his principles, he was not in the least disconcerted by the rudeness, but, in the serenity of his manne
June 14th (search for this): chapter 5
as encouraged by William Wsselinx, a Netherlander, whose mind for 1624. many years had been steadily devoted to the subject; at his instance, a commercial company, with exclusive privileges to traffic beyond the Straits of Gibraltar, and 1626. June 14. the right of planting colonies, was sanctioned by the king, and incorporated by the states of Sweden. The 1627. May 1 stock was open to all Europe for subscription; the king himself pledged 400,000 dollars of the royal treasure on equal risksand turned to the relief of his rival. Oh, there comes grandfather to the rescue, shouted Tromp in an ecstasy; I never will desert him so long as I breathe. The issue of the day was uncertain. In the second battle, the advantage was with the June 14. Dutch. About three weeks after the conquest of New Netherland, the last and most terrible conflict took place near the Helder. The enthusiasm of the Dutch Aug. 21. mariners dared almost infinite deeds of valor; the noise of the artillery boo
June 15th (search for this): chapter 5
he payment of quitrents was refused; disputes were followed by confusion; and, in May, 1672, the disaffected colonists, obeying the impulse of 1672 May 14. independence, rather than of gratitude, sent deputies to a constituent assembly at Elizabethtown. By that body, Philip Carteret was displaced, and his office transferred to the young and frivolous James Carteret, a natural son of Sir George. The proprietary officers could make no resistance. William Pardon, who withheld the records, June 15. found safety only in flight. Following the advice of the council, after appointing John Berry as his deputy, July 1 Philip Carteret hastened to England, in search of new authority, while the colonists remained in the undisturbed possession of their farms. The liberties of New Jersey did not extend be- 1664 to 1672 yond the Delaware; the settlements in New Netherland, on the opposite bank, consisting chiefly of groups of Dutch round Lewistown and Newcastle, and Swedes and Finns at Chr
June 16th (search for this): chapter 7
d thousand spectators; the disobedient Monmouth was welcomed with bonfires and peals of bells; a panic was created, as if every Protestant freeman were to be massacred, every wife and daughter to be violated; the kingdom was divided into districts among committees to procure petitions for a parliament, one of which had twenty thousand signatures, and measured three hundred feet; and at last the most cherished Anglo-Saxon institution was made to do service, when Shaftesbury, proceeding 1680 June 16. to Westminster, represented to the grand jury the mighty dangers from Popery, indicted the duke of York as a recusant, and reported the duchess of Portsmouth, the kings new mistress, as a common neusance. 1680 Oct. and 1681 Mar. The extreme agitation was successful; and in two successive parliaments, in each of which men who were at heart dissenters had the majority, the bill for excluding the duke of York was passed by triumphant votes in Penn the house of commons, and defeated only by
June 18th (search for this): chapter 2
hings, but have not added a line. The decision of the colony, by its representatives, is on record. The deputies consent not, but adhere to Nov 30. their former bills. Addresses were forwarded to the king, urging forbearance; but entreaty and remonstrance were vain. 1684 A scire facias was issued in England; and before the colony could act upon it, just one year and six days after the judgment against the city of London, the charter was conditionally adjudged to be forfeited; and June 18. the judgment was confirmed on the first day of the Michaelmas term. A copy of the judgment was 1685 July 2. received in Boston in July of the following year. Thus fell the charter, which the fleet of Winthrop had brought to the shores of New England, which had been cherished with anxious care through every vicissitude, and on which the fabric of New England liberties had rested. There was now no barrier between the people of Massachusetts and the absolute will of the court of England
June 21st (search for this): chapter 2
of that colonie were utterly against. After many days, it was concluded, Evelyn, II. 344. that, if any, it June 6. should be only a conciliating paper at first, or civil letter; for it was understood they were a people almost upon the very brink of renouncing any dependence upon the crown. Information of the present face of things was desired, and Cartwright, one of the commissioners, was summoned before the council, to give a relation of that country; Ibid. 345. but such was the June 21. picture that he drew, the council were more intimidated than ever, so that nothing was recommended beyond a letter of amnesty. By degrees, it was Aug 3. proposed to send a deputy to New England, under the pretext of adjusting boundaries, but with secret instructions to inform the council of the condition of New England; and whether they were of such power as to be able to resist his majesty, and declare for themselves, as independent of the crown. Their strength was reported to be the c
June 21st (search for this): chapter 5
r sachems, but no presents of goods, or of guns Chap. XV.} or of powder and shot, shall draw me into a conspiracy against my friends the English. The naval successes of the Dutch inspired milder counsels; and the news 1653. of peace in Europe soon quieted every apprehension. The provisionary compact left Connecticut in possession of a moiety of Long Island; the whole had often, but ineffectually, been claimed by Lord Stirling. Near the southern frontier of New Belgium, on Dela- 1634 June 21. ware Bay, the favor of Strafford had also obtained for Sir Edward Ployden a patent for New Albion. The 1641 to 1648. county never existed, except on parchment. The lord palatine attempted a settlement; but, for want of a pilot, he entered the Chesapeake; and his people were absorbed in the happy province of Virginia. He was never able to dispossess the Swedes. B. Plantagenet's Description of New Albion, 1648, in the library of the Library Company, Philadelphia. Hazard, i. 160, &c.
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