A Brief Account of the Settlement of Ellicott's Mills; With Fragments of History Therewith Connected, Written at the Request of Evan T. Ellicott Volume 4-8

A Brief Account of the Settlement of Ellicott's Mills; With Fragments of History Therewith Connected, Written at the Request of Evan T. Ellicott Volume 4-8

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1871 edition. Excerpt: ...BY VHOI WRITTEN, AND TO WHOM DIRECTED? This province is near the English Colony in Virginia, and has been named, in accordance with the wish of His Most Serene Highness, King of England," the land of Maria or Maryland, in honor of Maria, his wife.'" The same Most Serene King, out of his own noble disposition, recently, in the Inonth of June, 1632, gave this Province to the Lord Baron of Baltimore and his heirs forever; and this gift he has confirmed and ratified by the public seal of his whole kingdom. Therefore the Most Illustrious Baron has already determined to lead a colony into those parts. First and especially, in order that he may carry thither and to the neighboring places, whither it has been ascertained that no knowledge of the true God has as yet penetrated, the Light of the Gospel and the Truth;"5 then, also with this intent, that all the associates (13)Charles the First. (14)It was named after Henrietta Maria. (l5)The Catholic Truth. socii omnes itinerum ac laborum in partem quaestfls et honoris vocentur, Regisque imperium latius propagetur. Eam in rem, navigationis comites, cum eos qui fortunae aleam secum sint tentaturi, tum alios etiam, omni festinatione et diligentia conquirit. Quippe, re tota accurate considerata, et Virorum usu ac prudentia praestantium consilio adhibito, omnia tum commoda, cum incommoda quae alias hactenus colonias vel promoverant, vel impedierant, sedule jam studioseque perpendit; repperitque nihil quod consilium suum non magnopere probaret ac successum sponderet felicissimum. N am, et scripta quae post se reliquit N obilissimus Pater") testis oculatus ac l0cuplesM) ac fide dignissimus, quaeque constanter referunt qui ad nos inde, vel haud procul inde commeant...show more

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  • Paperback | 94 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 181g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236948548
  • 9781236948540