Antiquarian Researches: Comprising a History of the Indian Wars in the Country Bordering Connecticut River and Parts Adjacent, and Other Interesting Events, from the First Landing of the Pilgrims, to the Conquest of Canada by the English, in 1760 : with Notices of Indian Depredations in the Neighboring Country : and of the First Planting and Progress of Settlements in New England, New York and Canada
A. Phelps, 1824 - 312 pages
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Page 17 - ... to enact, constitute, and frame such just and equal laws, ordinances, acts, constitutions, and offices, from time to time, as shall be thought most meet and convenient for the general good of the colony, unto which we promise all due submission and obedience.
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