Collections Volume 52

Collections Volume 52

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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. 1888 edition. Excerpt: ...John Adams, Mr. Edward Marion, Mr. Joseph Webb, Mr. Benjamin Ustis, Mr. Timothy Thornton, Mr. Benjamin Pollard, Mr. Lewis Venteno, Mr. Thomas Bradford; And Mr. Isaac Wilkinson for Rumney-Marsh. N. In the year 1678, The Town first chose Eight constables; I was chosen; Gov? Leverett set a good face upon it, when mention was made of my Education, and the said Gov? Leverett gave me with many others, our Oaths. This year by Agreement and Vote of the Town, the Number is doubled, and Sixteen are chosen, Mr. Samuel Wells an Ordained Minister at Lebanon, and Mr. of Arts being chosen, paid his Fine. As this was my first publick Entrance into the Civil Order, may God who multiplyes to Pardon, Seal unto me a Pardon of all the Sins of that year, and of all that have roll'd away since that. And as there is Mercy and Forgiveness with the Lord, that He may be feared, so I may be assisted with Faith and Patience to Wait for the same. O wretched man that I am, who shall deliver me--! Lord's-Day, March 26, 1727. When the L? Super administred. Samuel Sewall being again restored to the enjoyment of the Worship of God in publick, after Restraint,1 desires to Acknowledge it with Humility and Thankfullness; And desires Prayers, that the sense of his profiting by Afiiictions, may sweeten them all unto him. SAMUEL SEWALL TO REV. COTTON MATHER. To the Rev'-' Dr. Cotton Mather. April 25, 1727. REV" SIR, -These are to condole the loss of your excellent Servant Ezer; and especially, to enquire after your own Wellfare: It seems you are sick of a Fever, which I pray God to rebuke, and prevent your Removal, when your Help is like to be so much needed. Desiring your Prayers, that To live, unto me may be Christ; and to dye, Gain; With hearty Thanks for more

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  • Paperback | 142 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 268g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236940539
  • 9781236940537