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Colony of the Massachusetts-Bay. A proclamation for a general fast.

Colony of the Massachusetts-Bay. A proclamation for a general fast.

... Thursday, the seventh day of March next ... Given at the Council-chamber, in Watertown, this twenty-second day of February ... one thousand seven hundred and seventy-six. ..

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Published by Printed by Benjamin Edes in [Watertown, Mass .
Written in English


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SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 14841
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination1 sheet ([1] p.)
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Open LibraryOL15502075M

A discourse on "the good news from a far country", deliver'd July 24th a day of thanks-giving to Almighty God, throughout the province of Massachusetts-Bay in New-England, on occasion of the repeal of the Stamp-act: appointed by His Excellency, the governor of said province, at the desire of it's House of Representatives, with the advice of. The Massachusetts Bay Colony government was able to be, at least partially, simultaneously theocratic, democratic, oligarchic, and was able to be partly theocratic because of the doctrine of the covenant, which stated that the whole purpose of government was to enforce God’s ’s laws applied to everyone, even nonbelievers.

The Massachusetts Bay Colony was dominated from the beginning by the followers of the Puritan ideals and members of the church. Their influence was diminished going into the 's, but, their early success was a key ingredient in the early colonization of America, and their influences, from religious to legal, effect us yet today. Charter of the Colony of New Plymouth Granted to William Bradford and His Associates, Charter of Massachusetts Bay, Records of the Court of Assistants of the Colony of Massachusetts Bay, Act of Surrender of the Great Charter of New England to His Majesty, Surrender of the Patent of Plymouth Colony to the Freeman,

A constitution or frame of government: agreed upon by the delegates of the people of the state of Massachusetts Bay in convention, begun and held at Cambridge on the first of September and continued by adjournments to the second of March with the amnendments annexed. Massachusetts (Colony). Governor, By the Governor. A Proclamation for a Publick Fast. [April Dated March 7, ] Boston, Draper, Broadside. (Proclamation of customary day of fasting by Gov. Hutchinson and prayer, praying for continued peace of British Dominions and 'publick mercies' for the colony.)


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Book/Printed Material Colony of the Massachusetts-Bay. A proclamation for a general fast A proclamation for a general fast We, therefore, have thought fit, with the advice, and at the desire of the House of representatives, to set apart, and do hereby. Colony of the Massachusetts-Bay.

A proclamation for a general fast: Thursday, the seventh day of March next Given at the Council-chamber, in Watertown, this twenty-second day of February one thousand seven hundred and seventy-six.

Colony of the Massachusetts-Bay. A proclamation for a general fast: it having pleased the alwise, righteous and holy sovereign of the world to rectify his displeasure against the American Colonies in general Thursday, the seventh day of March next.

AMERICAN REVOLUTION - [John ADAMS ()] By the Great and General Court of the Colony of Massachusett’s-Bay. A Proclamation. The Frailty of human Nature, the Wants of Individuals, and the numerous Dangers which surround them, through the course of life, have in all Ages and in every Country, Impell'd them to form Societies, and establish Governments.

Proclamation of the Colony of Massachusetts Bay, Pledging loyalty to the “United American Colonies,” the signers of this proclamation vowed to defend America against the army and navy of Great Britain. As inhabitants of the colonies joined the cause of liberty, such proclamations reflected their growing sense of shared purpose and destiny.

By the great and General Court of the colony of Massachusetts-Bay. A proclamation: the frailty of human nature, the wants of individuals, and the numerous dangers which surround them, through the course of life, have in all ages, and in every country, impell'd them to form societies, and establish governments.

Instantiates. Colony of the Massachusetts-Bay. A proclamation for a general fast &#x; We, therefore, have thought fit, with the advice, and at the desire of the House of representatives, to set apart, and do hereby appoint Thursday, the seventh day of March next. By Massachusetts (Colony) Council.

Presents the history, daily life, industry, government, and religion of the first settlers of Massachusets, from when the Pilgrims landed at Plymouth Rock to when it joined the United States. Full text of "Daniel Gookin,assistant and major general of the Massachusetts Bay Colony;" See other formats.

As governor of Massachusetts Bay Colony, Winthrop () was instrumental in forming the colony's government and shaping its legislative policy. He envisioned the colony, centered in present-day Boston, as a "city upon a hill" from which Puritans would spread religious righteousness throughout the.

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The Charters and General Laws of the Colony and Province of Massachusetts Bay: Carefully Collected from the Publick Records and Ancient Printed Books. To which is Added an Appendix, Tending to Explain the Spirit, Progress and History of the Jurisprudence of the State; Especially in a Moral and Political View.

A proclamation for encouragement to voluntiers to prosecute the war against the Indian enemy, By the Honourable Spencer Phips, Esq; lieutenant-governour of the Massachusetts-Bay in New-England.

A proclamation for a publick fast, By the Honourable Spencer Phips, Esq; lieutenant-governour of the Massachusetts-Bay in New-England. was the leader of the Puritans was the first governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony.

Intolerant. not acceptive of people who held different beliefs. Thomas Hooker-Was a minister who did not like the way the Puritans ran the colony, he founded the colony of Connecticut.

by John Winthrop, the group formed the Massachusetts Bay Colony settled in New England in Puritans wanted to freely practice their religious beliefs in their new home. A proclamation for a general fast and do hereby appoint Thursday the seventh day of August next, to be observed Imprint 3.; Thanksgiving proclamation.; On verso: Proclamation for a fast, July Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML.

The book seems to suggest that the Massachusetts Bay colony was almost a theology in that the colony wanted conformity by its citizens, and the Colony leadership and the Puritan church were almost completely integrated.

The Puritans of this colony did not welcome other faiths such as Baptists, Catholics, Quakers or s: The Massachusetts Bay Colony (more formally The Colony of Massachusetts Bay), (–) was an English settlement on the east coast of America in the 17th century around the Massachusetts Bay, the northernmost of the several colonies later reorganized as the Province of Massachusetts lands of the settlement were located in southern New England, with initial settlements situated on.

The first governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony, or company as it was known at the time was Matthew Cradock Asked in History of the United States, Colonial America, Massachusetts.

Sovereign ( Charles II): By the King, a proclamation appointing the general fast which according to former order falleth out to be on Wednesday the first of November, being All Saints Day, to be kept on the Wednesday following, being the eighth of that moneth.

This House being deeply impressed with Apprehension of the great Dangers to be derived to British America, from the hostile Invasion of the City of Boston, in our Sister Colony of Massachusetts Bay, whose Commerce and Harbour are on the 1st Day of June next to be stopped by an armed Force, deem it highly necessary that the said first Day of June be set apart by the Members of this House as a./02/ Massachusetts.

Broadside. Title: A Proclamation for a general fast [Massachusetts Bay Colony] Printed by Benjamin Edes. References: EvansMHS Broadsides GLC*Includes pictures *Includes contemporary accounts of the colonies *Includes a bibliography for further reading John Smith is one of the most common names in the English language and akin to the use of John Doe, but every Briton and American is familiar with the explorer and mercenary Captain John Smith, who helped found the first permanent English colony in the New World at Jamestown in Reviews: 8.