The Ancient Historical Records of Norwalk, Conn; With a Plan of the Ancient Settlement, and of the Town in 1847

The Ancient Historical Records of Norwalk, Conn; With a Plan of the Ancient Settlement, and of the Town in 1847

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1847 edition. Excerpt: ...from time to time. S yrhe authority pew. Deo. 14, 1747. Voted, that Saml. Fitch, Esq., shall sit in ye pew next ye pulpit stairs, with the rest of ye authority. Meeting House Windows. Doc. 17, 1750. Determine to glaze the meeting house with sash glass 7 & 9 inches A committee appointed to perform the same; and are impowered to sell and dispose of ye glass and lead belonging to ye windows, in order to purchase glass and other materials for ye same. His Honor, the Governor. At a meeting of the Prime Ancient Society in Norwalk, assembled Dec. 25, 1754, The society by vote manifest their willingness that his Honor the Governor should choose any place in ye meeting house to erect a pew for himself and family. Ye society send 3 men to treat with his Honor in the affair. At the same meeting, ye said society grants the head of two fore seats in the meeting house, on ye women's side, to erect a pew for his Honor the Governor to sit in; which is left to the discretion of David Benedict, Doct. Uriah Rogers, and Mr. Joseph Platt, a committee appointed to build said pew at ye society's charge. Seating the Justices: Dec. 10, 1755. The society by vote desire the Justices to remove and sit in the pew with their wives. Adorning the Governor's Pew. At the same meeting, the society desire the committee appointed to erect the Governor's pew to do what they shall think proper, to adorn the pew where the Governor now sits, in lieu of building a pew. A colleague for Mr. Dickinson. In Feb. 1764, the society, with the concurrence of Mr. Dickinson, voted to take measures to procure a colleague; provided that means for the support of such colleague could be furnished by subscription, without laying any burden upon the society as such. In March report was made to the...show more

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  • Paperback | 86 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 168g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236598628
  • 9781236598622