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" To the end the body of the commons may be preserved of honest and good men, it was ordered and agreed, that, for the time to come, no man shall be admitted to the freedom of this body politic, but such as are members of some of the churches within the... "
The Worcester Magazine and Historical Journal - Page 278
1826
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Local Law in Massachusetts and Connecticut: Historically Considered

William Chauncey Fowler - 1872 - 104 pages
...and agreed, that for the time to come, no man shall be admitted to the freedom of this body politic, but such as are members of some of the churches within the limits of the same." By thus limiting the right of suffrage to the aristocracy of goodness rather than extending...
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The Rise of the Republic of the United States

Richard Frothingham - 1872 - 640 pages
...there was a representative body in Massachusetts, " that no man should be admitted to this body politic but such as are members of some of the churches within the limits of the same " This was, not regaled until Aug 3, 1664. Mass. Records. An act of 1656 (Hening, i 403)...
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Local Law in Massachusetts and Connecticut, Historically Considered: And ...

William Chauncey Fowler - 1872 - 171 pages
...and agreed, that for the time to come, no man shall be admitted to the freedom of this body politic, but such as are members of some of the churches within the limits of the same." other that all laws would be better than the laws of a centralized government like England....
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LOCAL LAW IN MASSACHUSETTS AND CONNECTICUT, HISTORICALLY CONSIDERED.

WILLIAM CHAUNCEY FOWLER, LL.D. - 1872
...and agreed, that for the time to come, no man shall be admitted to the freedom of this body politic, but such as are members of some of the churches within the limits of the same." other that all laws would be better than the laws of a centralized government like England....
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Church and State in the United States: With an Appendix on the German Population

Joseph Parrish Thompson - 1873 - 166 pages
...decreed, " that, for the time to come, no man shall be admitted to the freedom of this body politic but such as are members of some of the churches within the limits of the same " (1631, Mass. Colonial Record, i. 87). In the Colony of New Haven (1639) the rule was likewise...
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The Baptist Quarterly, Volume 8

Lucius Edwin Smith, Henry Griggs Weston - 1874
...and agreed that, for the time to come, no man shall be admitted to the freedom of this body politic but such as are members of some of the churches within the limits of the same," and it is well known that very soon laws were enacted to expel Baptists, Quakers, and other...
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The Centennial History of the United States: From the Discovery of the ...

James D. McCabe - 1874 - 925 pages
...still more decided stand by the adoption of a law, which limited the citizenship of the colony to " such as are members of some of the churches within the limits of the same." This was practically making the state a theocracy. Yet the people were not prepared to surrender...
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A Short History of the English People

John Richard Green - 1874 - 847 pages
...ordered and agreed that for the tune to come no man shall be admitted to the freedom of the body politic but such as are members of some of the churches within the bounds of the sames." As Laud's hands grew heavier the number of Puritan emigrants rose fast Three...
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Congregationalism: What it Is, Whence it Is, how it Works, why it is Better ...

Henry Martyn Dexter - 1874 - 402 pages
...ordered and agreed that for time to come noe man Bhalbc admitted to the freedome of this body polliticke, but such as are members of some of the churches within the lymitta of the eame." (May 18, 1631,) Records of the Colony of Mass. JSay, vol. 1. p. 87. The Connecticut...
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A Short History of the English People: With Maps and Tables

John Richard Green - 1875 - 847 pages
...ordered and agreed that for the time to come no man shall be admitted to the freedom of the body politic but such as are members of some of the churches within the bounds of the same." As Laud's hands grew heavier the number of Puritan emigrants rose fast Three I...
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