History of the Colony of New Haven: Before and After the Union with Connecticut. Containing a Particular Description of the Towns which Composed that Government, Viz., New Haven, Milford, Guilford, Branford, Stamford, & Southold, L. I., with a Notice of the Towns which Have Been Set Off from "the Original Six."

Hitchcock & Stafford, 1838 - 216 páginas

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Página 51 - And I charged your judges at that time, saying, Hear the causes between your brethren, and judge righteously between every man and his brother, and the stranger that is with him. Ye shall not respect persons in judgment ; but ye shall hear the small as well as the great : ye shall not be afraid of the face of man ; for the judgment is God's : and the cause that is too hard for you, bring it unto me, and I will hear it.
Página 47 - Those who have desired to be received as free planters and are settled in the plantation with a purposed resolution and desire that they may be admitted into church fellowship, according to Christ, as soon as GOD shall fitt them thereunto, were desired to expresse it by holding up of hands, accordingly all did express this to be their desire, and purpose by holding up their hands twice, (viz) both at the proposal of it, and after when these written words were read unto them.
Página 47 - WHETHER the scriptures do hold forth a perfect rule for the direction and government of all men in all duties which they are to perform to GOD and men, as well in families and commonwealth, as in matters of the church?
Página 55 - Mr. Davenport, besides many other friends, with many fears, as well as prayers and tears, they set sail. Mr. Davenport, in prayer, with an observable emphasis, used these words : Lord, if it be thy pleasure to bury these our friends in the bottom of the sea, they are thine ; save them...
Página 49 - ... chosen, that their fitness for the foundation work may be tried, however there may be more named, yet it may be in their power who are chosen to reduce them to twelve and...
Página 59 - Suddenly, and in the midst of the people there appeared a man of very venerable aspect, and different from the inhabitants in his apparel, who took the command, arranged, and ordered them in the best military manner, and under his direction they repelled and routed the Indians, and the town was saved. He immediately vanished...
Página 56 - That God had condescended, for the quieting of their afflicted spirits, this extraordinary account of his sovereign disposal of those for whom so many fervent prayers were made continually.
Página 60 - At a General Court, held at Guilford, June 28th, AD 1652. " Voted, the matter about a College at New Haven was thought to be too great a charge for us of this jurisdiction to undergo alone...
Página 47 - ... they held themselves bound to establish such civil order as might best conduce to the securing of the purity and peace of the ordinance to themselves and their posterity according to God...
Página 59 - Russell, the minister of the place, had previously agreed to receive them. Here they remained concealed fifteen or sixteen years, very few persons in the colony being privy to it The last account of Goffe is from a letter, dated Ebenezer (the name they gave their several places of abode), April 2d, 1679.

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