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Collections of the Rhode-Island Historical Society (Volume 4) (Paperback) Loot Price: R457 Discovery Miles 4 570
Collections of the Rhode-Island Historical Society (Volume 4) (Paperback): Rhode Island Historical Society
Collections of the Rhode-Island Historical Society (Volume 4) (Paperback): Rhode Island Historical Society

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Rhode Island Historical Society

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1838 Excerpt: ... AN HISTORICAL DISCOURSE, ON THE CIVIL AND RELIGIOUS AFFAIRS OF THE COLONY OF RHODE-ISLAND AND PROVIDENCE PLANTATIONS, IN NEW-ENGLAND, IN AMERICA, FROM THE FIRST SETTLEMENT, 1638, TO THE END OF THE FIRST CENTURY. BY JOHN CALLENIER, A. M. Joshua, xxii. 22.--The Lord God of Gods, the Lord God of Gods, he knoweth, and Israel shall know, if it be in rebellion, or in transgression against the Lord. Psalms, cxlv. 4.--One generation shall praise thy name to another, and shall declare thy mighty acts. BOSTON: Printed and sold by S. Kneeland and T. Green, in Queen-Street.--Mdccxxxix. DEDICATION. TO THE HONORABLE WILLIAM CODDINGTON, ESQ, . Sir--It is not barely to give you a public testimony of my gratitude for many personal favors, nor yet of that esteem and respect which all men bear you, for your singular equity and benevolence, not only in private life, but in all the various offices, in which you have served and adorned your country; that I prefix your name to these papers: but because an attempt to recover some account of this happy Island, and to make a religious improvement of the merciful providences of God towards it, is justly due to the lineal representative of that worthy gentleman, who was the great instrument of its original settlement. Your honored grandfather, William Coddington, Esq., was chosen in England to be an Assistant of the Colony of the Massachusetts Bay, A. D. 1629, and in 1630 came over to New-England with the Governor and the Charter, fec., after which he was several times rechosen to that honorable and important office. He was for some time treasurer of the Colony. He was with the chiefest in all public charges, "and a principal merchant in Boston," where he built the first brick house.-In the year 1637, when the contentions ran so high i...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Rhode Island Historical Society
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 60
ISBN-13: 978-1-151-08225-1
Barcode: 9781151082251
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-151-08225-2

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