Collections Volume 47

Collections Volume 47

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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. 1882 edition. Excerpt: ...May 2. Mrs. Deliverance Legg1 was buried. Bearers, L' Gov' Dufiier, Sewall; Townsend, Bromfield; Fitch, Mr. Treasurer Allen. Et. 80. Was laid in the South-burying place, See 8r. 1. 1720. ' Lord's day, May, 3. 1724. Mr. Abbot preaches for Mr. Prince. Text Psal. 119. 54. Thy Statutes have been my Songs in the house of my Pilgrimage. Ps. 39. Latter part sung. He knew not of the President's death.2 As Mr. Lewis 'went by me, he told me 'twas reported the President, was found dead in his Bed this morning. In the afternoon Mother Williams puts up a Note Desiring Prayers on account of the death of her Son. 'Tis a most awfull and sudden Stroke! The Lord prepare us for what He may be about to do! Pirats are brought in this day from Cape Anne. Midweek, May, 6, 1724. The President is buried. Bearers, His Honor the L' Gov', Col Tailer; Sewall, Dr. Mather; Wadsworth, Colman. Gloves, Rings, Scutcheons. The Corps was first carried into the Hall, the whole Fun Tuesday the 2d of June next between the Hours of 12 and 3, are John Rose Archer and William White; the other Two, William Phillips and William Taylor are Reprieved for a Year and a Day, to be recommended to His Majesty's Grace and Mercy."--Ens. 1 She was the widow of Samuel Legg, Esq., whose will, dated April 9, 1706 (Suff. Wills, vol. xvi. f. 246), mentions wife, Deliverance; son, Daniel, in charge of his mother; son, John; granddaughters, Mary and Elizabeth Barrell. Savage makes Samuel the son of John Legg, of Marblehead, and brother of John Legg, of the same place, whose will (Essex Wills, vol. xii. f. 210) mentions daughter, Mary, wife of Edward Brattle; daughter, Elizabeth Browne; sons-in-law, John Oulton and Stephen Minot, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 242 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 440g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236972635
  • 9781236972637