The Chad Browne Memorial: Consisting of Genealogical Memoirs of a Portion of the Descendants of Chad and Elizabeth Browne; with an Appendix, Containing Sketches of Other Early Rhode Island Settlers, 1638-1888

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Brooklyn Daily Eagle Book Printing Department, 1888 - 173 halaman
 

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Halaman 158 - Whereas Mr. Roger Williams, one of the elders of the church of Salem, hath broached and divulged divers new and dangerous opinions against the authority of magistrates, as also writ letters of defamation both of the magistrates and churches...
Halaman 7 - We, whose names are here under-written, being desirous to inhabit in the town of Providence, do promise to submit ourselves, in active or passive obedience, to all such orders or agreements as shall be made for public good of the body, in an orderly way, by the major consent of the present inhabitants, masters of families, incorporated together into a township, and such others whom they shall admit unto the same, only in civil things.
Halaman 158 - ... it is therefore ordered, that the said Mr. Williams shall depart out of this jurisdiction within six weeks now next ensuing, which, if he neglect to perform, it shall be lawful for the governor and two of the magistrates to send him to some place out of this jurisdiction, not to return any more without license from the court.
Halaman 132 - We know only enough of his character to excite the wish to know more; but from that little it is clear that he was highly esteemed as a man of sound judgment and of a Christian spirit. Often referred to as the arbitrator of existing differences, in a state of society where individual influence was needed as a substitute for well digested laws, he won that commendation which the Saviour pronounced when he said, 'blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called the children of God/ " In 1643 he...
Halaman 33 - ... accurate learning. As an able jurist he established for himself a solid reputation. He was, however, yet more distinguished as a keen and brilliant wit, and as a scholar extensively acquainted not only with the ancient, but with several of the modern languages. As a pungent and effective...
Halaman 9 - In Memory of Chad Brown Elder of the Baptist Church in this town. He was one of the original Proprietors of the Providence Purchase Having been exiled from Massachusetts for Conscience Sake He had five sons John, James, Jeremiah, Chad and Daniel Who have left a numerous Posterity. He died about AD 1665. This Monument was erected by the Town of Providence.
Halaman 7 - We, whose names are hereunder, desirous to inhabit in the town of Providence, do promise to subject ourselves in active and passive obedience to all such orders or agreements as shall be made for public good of the body in an orderly way, by the major consent of the present inhabitants, masters of families — incorporated together in a Towne fellowship, and others whom they shall admit unto them only in civil things.
Halaman 8 - The same year Robert Cole, Chad Brown, William Harris and John Warner, were the committee of Providence Colony who reported to them their first written form of government, which was adopted and continued in force until 1644, when Roger Williams returned from England with the first charter. Of the thirty-nine signatures to this agreement, Chad Browne's is the first.
Halaman 152 - A mother of many children, one that had lived with her husband, of an unblamable conversation, and a grave, sober, ancient woman, and of good breeding as to the outward, as men account.
Halaman 13 - Life and Lamented in Death, He was a bright example of Virtue in every Stage of Life. He was a zealous Christian, a Wise and Prudent Governor, a Kind Husband and a Tender Father, a good Neighbor and a Faithful Friend, Grave, Sober, Pleasant in Behavior, Beautiful in Person with a soul truly Great, Heroic and Sweetly Tempered.

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