The History Of The United States Of America (volume 1)

Paperback | February 7, 2012

byRichard Hildreth

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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.1849 Excerpt: ... Chapteh than once laid hands upon each other. The majority, however, was sufficiently decisive to prevent a resort to 1637. violence. Winthrop was elected governor, while Vane, Coddington, and. Dummer, supporters of Mrs. Hutchinson, were left out of the magistracy. The danger of such scenes was prevented for the future by a law, presently passed, dispensing with the attendance of all the freemen at the Court of Elections, and allowing them to give their votes in their own towns for governor and assistants, and to send them, sealed up, by the hand of their deputies. Vane and Coddington were immediately chosen deputies for Boston, that town having delayed its choice till after the general election. Some alleged informality was set up to prevent them from taking their seats; but they were immediately reohosen, and this time the court was not able to find "how they might reject them." The Hutchinsonians were beaten, but not yet subdued. The vergers who had walked before Vane to and from meeting on the Lord's day, threw down their halberds and refused to attend upon Winthrop, "so as the new governor was faiii to use his own servants to carry two halberds before him, whereas the former governor had never less than four." In contempt of Winthrop's gracious invitation, Coddington and Vane refused to sit in meeting in the magistrates' seat, but went and sat with the deacons; and on the fast day presently appointed, instead of staying to hear themselves berated by Wilson, they went to Mount Wollaston, and kept the day with Wheelwright. Wheelwright's sentence was respited to the next court, while the theological questions raised by Mrs. Hutchinson were referred to a synod or conference of delegates from the churches, summoned to take them into consideration. Divers wr...

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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.1849 Excerpt: ... Chapteh than once laid hands upon each other. The majority, however, was sufficiently decisive to prevent a resort to 1637. viol...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:162 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.35 inPublished:February 7, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217591140

ISBN - 13:9780217591140

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