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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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De La Salle Monthly: A Catholic Magazine, Volumes 7-8

1873
...ordered and agreed that for 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 same,":f which ensured a common faith and form of worship, and then shall we be told that schools...
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The Baptist Quarterly, Volume 10

Lucius Edwin Smith, Henry Griggs Weston - 1876
...In 1631 a law had been passed that,1 "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." Nevertheless in one year, when only one hundred and fortyfive were admitted as freemen,2...
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History of the United States of America, from the Discovery of the ..., Volume 1

George Bancroft - 1876
...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." Thus the polity became a theocracy ; God himself was to govern his people ; and the " saints...
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The British Quarterly Review, Volume 63

1876
...and agreed that for ' time to come noe man shalbe admitted to the freedome of ' this body polliticke, but such as are members of some of the ' Churches within the lymitts of the same. 'I The charter of the Massachusetts Company had laid down no condition as to citizenship,...
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Annals of North America: Being a Concise Account of the Important Events in ...

Edward Howland - 1877 - 810 pages
...and agreed, that for the time to come, no man shall be ' *dmitted to the freedom of this body politic but such as are members of some of the churches within the limits of the same." This disfranchised about threequarters of the population. 1631, JULY 4. A bark was launched...
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The Inter Ocean Curiosity Shop for the Year ...

1891
...1620: but eleven years afterward it was decreed "that no man should be admitted to the body politic but such as are members of some of the churches within the limits of the same." In Massachusetts in 1634 it was ordered bv the court "that none but freemen should have...
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Minutes of the National Council of the Congregational Churches of the United ...

National Council of the Congregational Churches of the United States - 1877
...ordered and agreed that for 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."4 The reason assigned, it will be observed, was not of a religious, but of a civil, nature....
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History of the Town of Gardner, Worcester County, Mass: From the ...

William Dodge Herrick - 1878 - 535 pages
...ordered and agreed, that for 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." In 1636, it was ordered, "that no person, being a member of any church, which shall hereafter...
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History of the English People, Volume 3

John Richard Green - 1879
...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." But the fiercer mood which persecution was begetting in the Puritans only welcomed...
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Lives of the Leaders of the Church Universal, from Ignatius to the Present ...

Ferdinand Piper, Henry Mitchell MacCracken - 1880
...colony of Massachusetts Bay, in 1631, that "no man shall be admitted to the freedom of the body politic but such as are members of some of the churches within the limits of the same." In other words, no one should hold civil office, or tote at the ordinary elections, unless...
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