Memorial of Samuel Appleton of Ipswich, Massachusetts: With Genealogical Notices of Some of His Descendants

For private circulation, 1850 - 183 páginas
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Página 166 - 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...
Página 83 - Caley, or such of them as shall be living at the time of the decease of said child ; all which, my mother, brethren, and sisters, are now living in England.
Página 15 - ... those towns were preserved from running the same fate with the rest, wholly, or in part, so lately turned into ashes.
Página 15 - Mosely as stoutly maintaining the middle, and Capt. Poole the other end ; that they were by the resolution of the English instantly beaten off without doing much harm. Capt. Appleton's Serjeant was mortally wounded just by his side, another bullet passing through his own hair, by that whisper telling him that death was very near but doing him no other harm.
Página 151 - Appleton's, and there discoursed and concluded that it was not the town's duty any way to assist that ill method of raising money without a general assembly...
Página 150 - They being at that time driven away from their habitations, and put by from planting for the next year, as well as deprived of what they had in store for the present winter. What numbers of the enemy were slain is uncertain, it was confessed by one Potock, a great...
Página 86 - ... his companion they shot dead upon the place ; by this means giving a sad alarm to the town of their intended mischief, which was instantly fired in all places where there were no garrisons. The poor people having not an officer to lead them, being like sheep ready for the slaughter, and no doubt the whole town had been totally destroyed, but that a report of the plot being carried about over night, Major Treat came from Westfield time enough for their rescue, but wanting boats to transport his...
Página 87 - Mosely's company, but they were so well entertained on all hands where they attempted to break in upon the town that they found it too hot for them, Major Appleton with great courage defending one end of the town, and Capt.
Página 8 - But ordinarily the king doth only make knights and create barons or higher degrees: for as for gentlemen, they be made good cheap in England. For whosoever studieth the laws of the realm, who studieth in the universities, who professeth liberal sciences, and to be short, who can live idly and without manual labour, and will bear the port, charge, and countenance of a gentleman, he shall be called master, for that is the title which men give to esquires and other gentlemen, and shall be taken for...
Página 17 - Governor's vengeance, was allowed the satisfaction of handing him into the boat that was to convey him to his confinement in the Castle. The fact that on this occasion he was one of the council called to the provisional government of the Colony, and also one of the council named in the charter of William and Mary, in 1692, is satisfactory evidence of the confidence reposed in his abilities, integrity, and patriotism. Isaac Appleton, grandson of the preceding, born at Ipswich in 1704, was one of the...

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