Papers of the Historical Society of Delaware, Masalah 37-41

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The Society., 1903

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Halaman 12 - Beneath those rugged elms, that yew-tree's shade Where heaves the turf in many a mouldering heap, Each in his narrow cell forever laid, The rude forefathers of the hamlet sleep.
Halaman 11 - Christina flowed by between its green bordering of reeds, but a few paces from the church yard walls. Many a bright sail was to be seen on a summer evening, gliding along its noiseless current. Behind it was the beautiful Brandywine, and beyond it the majestic Delaware, bounded by the blue line of Jersey woods, and rolling its mighty waters toward the mightier Atlantic. Rich green meadows lay immediately round the church...
Halaman 36 - Caesar Rodney is the oddest looking man in the world ; he is tall, thin and slender as a reed, pale ; his face is not bigger than a large apple, yet there is sense and fire, spirit, wit, and humor in his countenance.
Halaman 43 - Recollections of the corner of Market and Tenth streets, in the city of Wilmington." a paper prepared by Pennock Pusey at the request of the Society, and read before it June 19th.
Halaman 28 - Delaware. This news was attended with an awful shock to me. I have met with nothing like it in the death of any friend on the continent. Lord help us all to live out our short day to thy glory ! I have lived days, weeks, and months in his house. O that his removal may be sanctified to my good and the good of the family ! He was about sixty-five years of age. He was a friend to the poor and oppressed ; he had been a professed churchman...
Halaman 12 - A man by the name of Robert, born in Caudebec Normandy, France, accompanied William the Conqueror to England. He was a soldier well skilled in arms, and after the battle of Hastings, had the Manor of Clayton given him. by William the Conqueror for his laudable services in battle. He was afterwards known as "Robert de Clayton" and was Lord of the Manor of Clayton, and the first Clayton spoken of in the history of England.
Halaman 10 - Clayton, with his family, arrived in 1671 on the ship Kent, from London, in company with certain commissioners sent out by the proprietors of New Jersey to purchase lands from the Indians.
Halaman 23 - HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF DELAWARE. Papers. XL. Samuel White and his father. Judge Thomas White. An almost forgotten senator; and his father who was a follower of Aslmi-y in the early days of Methodism.
Halaman 28 - ... our short day to thy glory! I have lived days, weeks, and months in his house. O that his removal may be sanctified to my good and the good of the family ! He was about sixty-five years of age. He was a friend to the poor and oppressed; he had been a professed Churchman, and was united to the Methodist connection about seventeen or eighteen years. His house and heart were always open; and he was a faithful friend to liberty, in spirit and practice; he was a most indulgent husband, a tender father,...

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