Historical Papers and Addresses of the Lancaster County Historical Society, Τόμος 9


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Σελίδα 106 - ... disclaimed any sinister motives, and, while he denies the right of any human authority to prevent him from pursuing a course his conscience dictates, he, nevertheless, makes his intentions known to the Council, in order that he may not be deemed guilty of disrespect. John Pemberton was evidently a religious enthusiast, of the most aggressive kind, firmly believing that the "inner light" was above all human authority and he made it the rule of his life and conduct. Course of the Quakers Unpopular....
Σελίδα 292 - I have been obliged to shut up my churches, to avoid the fury of the populace, who would not suffer the Liturgy to be used, unless the Collects and Prayer for the King and Royal Family were omitted, which neither my conscience nor the declaration I made and subscribed, when ordained would allow me to comply with...
Σελίδα 250 - And they rose up in the morning early, and worshipped before the Lord, and returned, and came to their house to Ramah: and Elkanah knew Hannah his wife ; and the Lord remembered her.
Σελίδα 166 - Lancaster town was, therefore, too large (in area) at an early period in proportion to the population of the surrounding country and its inhabitants suffered much from a want of employment; as from its local situation, remote from water, it was not. NOR COULD IT EVER POSSIBLY "Two men were employed in the work of surveying the site of Lancaster-Town. The County Commissioners employed John Jones, who, according to Ellis & Evans' History of Lancaster County (page 360), completed his work in May, 1730.
Σελίδα 65 - While attending, too, at Lancaster, the fabrication of the arms with which he chose that his men should be provided, he had the benefit of daily communication with Mr. Andrew Ellicot, whose experience in astronomical observation, and practice of it in the woods, enabled him to apprise captain Lewis of the wants and difficulties he would encounter, and of the substitutes and resources offered by a woodland and uninhabited country.
Σελίδα 113 - General's wife, up to her Chamber — and saw no more of him. He told us he could do nothing in our business further than granting us a Pass to Lancaster, which he did.
Σελίδα 255 - ... the songs of the nation," they, at least.felt themselves competent to make its laws. That citizen of Lancaster county •"Poems on Different Subjects, to which is added a Descriptive Account of a Family Tour to the West, in the year 1800, in a Letter to a Lady, by Sally Hastings, printed and sold by William Dickson. for the benefit of the Authoress, Lancaster, 1808,
Σελίδα 245 - Those, my friend and fellow countryman, are the Bells of Shandon that in the old booKs of favorite recitations used to 'sound so grand on the pleasant waters of the River Lee.
Σελίδα 87 - Resolved, That it be recommended to the executive powers of the respective states, forthwith to apprehend and secure all persons, as well among the people called Quakers as others, who have, in their general conduct and conversation...
Σελίδα 312 - To all people to whom these presents shall come, greeting: Know ye that we, Abraham, a Mohawk chief, Sennghois...

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