Descent of Comfort Sands and of His Children, with Notes on the Families of Ray, Thomas, Guthrie, Alcock, Palgrave, Cornell, Dodge, Hunt, Jessup

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De Vinne Press, 1886 - 91 halaman
 

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Halaman 36 - God and calling unto mind the mortality of my body and •knowing that it is appointed for all men once to die do make and ordain this my last Will and Testament, that is to say principally and first of all I give and recommend my soul into the hands of Almighty God that gave it, and my body I recommend to the earth, to be buried In decent christian burial at the discretion of my executors. Nothing doubting but at the general resurrection I shall receive the same again by the mighty power of God.
Halaman 36 - God, therefore calling to mind the mortality of my body and knowing that it is appointed for all men once to die, do make & ordain this my last will & Testament. " That is to say principally & first of all I give...
Halaman 33 - God to send me deliverance. This resolution I held, though I had a fair opportunity to make an escape, and notwithstanding the ill treatment I met with at first, as before is related. The French came a third time while I was on the island, and came to anchor in the bay on Saturday, some time before night ; and acquainted us who they were and what they intended, by hoisting up their white colors. None of the people appearing to oppose them, and having, at this time, my aged grand-parents, Mr. James...
Halaman 49 - ... they found only the old gentleman and his wife ; all the rest of the family were fled. The French demanded his money. He told them he had none at his command. They observing, by the signs on the floor, that chests and other things were 'lately removed, and the money, which they principally aimed at, asked him where they were. He told them he did not know, for his people had carried them out, and he could not tell where they put them. They bid him call his folks, that they might bring them again...
Halaman 30 - He also was a promoter of religion in his benefactions to the minister they had there in his day, though not altogether so agreeable to him as might be desired, as being inclined to the Anabaptist persuasion. He devoted his house for the worship of God, where it was attended every Lord's day or Sabbath. His wife was a gentlewoman of remarkable sobriety and piety, given also to hospitality.
Halaman 33 - ... of suspicion, to this they were soon reconciled, supposing that they were willing to walk and divert themselves on the land, as they had been a long time at sea. So that all circumstances seemed to concur, by the treachery of this Trimming, to make them an easy prey to their enemies. As they were thus become masters of the island, they disarmed the men and stove their guns to pieces on the rocks, and carried the people and confined them in the house of Captain James Sands, before mentioned, which...
Halaman 37 - I shall receive the same again by the Mighty Power of God and as Touching Such worldly estate wherewith it...
Halaman 85 - Item, I give and bequeath unto the poor of Stratford aforesaid ten pounds ; to Mr. Thomas Combe my sword ; to Thomas Russel, esq. five pounds ; and to Francis...
Halaman 31 - ... crowded by her. Thus the counsel of God it shall stand, and he will do all his pleasure, sometimes by wonderful,. mysterious means; and it becomes us to stand still and know that God orders all events in wisdom, for the best good of them that fear and trust in him, and that acquiesce in his providence. It is time to return to Mr. Sands, where we left him, working on his frame. The reason of his refusing to comply with the motions the Indians made to him, as before is noted, might proceed...
Halaman 39 - IN WITNESS whereof: I have hereunto Sett, my Hand and Seal the Day and year above written.

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