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History of Great Barrington, (Berkshire County) Massachusetts
Charles James Taylor
Vista de fragmentos - 2001
History of Great Barrington, (Berkshire County, ) Massachusetts
Charles J. Taylor
Sin vista previa disponible - 2017
acres afterwards appears appointed August Barrington Berkshire born bridge Brook building built Burghardt called Capt Captain church committee continued Court Daniel David Deusen Dewey died Doctor dwelling Dwight early east erected expiration extended formed four further George granted ground held Hill Hopkins Housatonic improvements included Indians Ingersoll inhabitants John Joseph July June King known laid land late later Lieutenant lived lying Major March Mark meeting mentioned miles mill minister Moses mountain occupied October original parish passed present proprietors raised records regiment remained removed resided river road rods Samuel Sept September settled settlement settlers Sheffield shillings side soon stands Stockbridge stone stood street taken Thomas Thomas Ingersoll tion town Township tract Upper village voted Whiting William York
Página 296 - HARK! from the tombs a doleful sound! My ears attend the cry; " Ye living men, come view the ground, Where you must shortly lie. 2 " Princes, this clay must be your bed, In spite of all your towers; The tall, the wise, the reverend head Must lie as low as ours.
Página 152 - Captain General and Governor in Chief in and over His Majesty's Province of the Massachusetts Bay in New England, the Honourable the Council and House of Representatives of said Province, in General Court Assembled Dec.
Página 127 - Lord's-day pm, as I was reading the Psalm, news came that Stockbridge was beset by an army of Indians, and on fire, which broke up the assembly in an instant. All were put into the utmost consternation, men, women, and children crying,
Página 203 - Rensselaer said that it could not be true, because his horse had come over without any difficulty or reluctance ; that the night was indeed so profoundly dark as to prevent him from seeing anything distinctly ; but that it was incredible, if his horse could see sufficiently well to keep his footing anywhere, that he should not discern the danger, and impossible for him to pass over the bridge in that condition. Each went to bed dissatisfied, neither believing the story of the other. In the morning,...
Página 215 - That if this, or a similar covenant, shall, after the first day of August next, be offered to any trader or shop-keeper in this county, and he or they shall refuse to sign the same for the space of...
Página 203 - The inn-keeper, who knew him, asked him where he had crossed the river. He answered, "on the bridge." Mr. Root replied, that that was impossible ; because it had been raised that very day ; and that not a plank had been laid on it. Mr. Van Rensselaer said, that...
Página 308 - Eastern street ; where the inhabitants are descendants from the Dutch of New- York, and exhibit proofs of industry and wealth. Great-Barrington was originally the shire town of the County of Berkshire. Few places can boast of a better soil, or more delightful situation ; yet, I suspect, few have been less prosperous, or less happy. Religion has had here, generally, a doubtful existence...