A History of the Episcopal Church in Narragansett, Rhode Island: Including a History of Other Episcopal Churches in the State, Volumen3

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D.B. Updike, 1907
 

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Página 29 - of the reign of our Sovereign Lord, Charles, by the grace of God, King of England, &c., between the Council established at Plymouth, in the county of Devon, for the planting, ordering, ruling and governing of New England, in America, of the one part, and the Right
Página 29 - between the Council established at Plymouth, in the county of Devon, for the planting, ordering, ruling and governing of New England, in America, of the one part, and the
Página 33 - The following Licence of a foreign Reign Did all the Dregs of bold Socinus drain. Then firft the Belgian Morals were extoll'd, We their Religion had, and they our Gold: Then unbelieving
Página 26 - time the horses most valued were pacers, now so odious deemed. To this end the breed was propagated with care. The Narragansett racers of Rhode Island were in such repute, that they were sent for, at much trouble and expense, by some who were choice in their selections. The aged Thomas Matlock, of Philadelphia, was passionately fond of races
Página 59 - nor does my church consist of members that were of it when I came here, for I have buried them all ; nor is there any one person now alive that did then belong to our Church, so that our present appearance is entirely owing to God's blessing upon my
Página 49 - the year 1702, declaring their early zeal, that though they had not assembled themselves, to worship God after the manner of the Church of England above four years, they had built a handsome church. The Society resolved to send a missionary hither, both on account of their being
Página 29 - river to the head thereof, and into the land northwestward till sixty miles be finished, and so to cross over land southwestwards, to meet with the end of sixty miles to be accounted from the mouth of Connecticut up northwest, and
Página 58 - I have had sundry negroes make application for baptism, that were able to render a very good account of the hope that was in them, and their practices were generally agreeable to the principles of the Christian religion. But I am not permitted to comply with their request and my own duty, being forbid by their masters, notwithstanding they have
Página 20 - a dispute, whether the first settlers of Massachusetts were of the Church of England or not. However problematical it may be what they were while they remained in England, they left no room for doubt after they arrived in America.
Página 50 - in that place, exclusive of strangers. The Church people grew now too numerous to be accommodated with seats in the old church, and many more offered to join themselves to the Church communion. Mr. Honyman proposed to the church members the building of a new church and,

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