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A treatise on church government,  Formerly called Anarchy of the Ranters, &c., being a two-fold apology for the church and people of God, called in ... good order and discipline in the church, Barclay, Robert
1 Barclay, Robert A treatise on church government, Formerly called Anarchy of the Ranters, &c., being a two-fold apology for the church and people of God, called in ... good order and discipline in the church
Philadelphia PA S. W. Conrad 1822 Later Printing; First Impression Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
The original 1822 edition. Leather cover worn but contents tight and complete. Some foxing to pages. "Being a two-fold apology for the church and people of God called, in derision, Quakers. To which is added and epistle to the National meeting of Friends in Dublin concerning good order and discipline in the church" Very Rare. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. Robert Barclay (23 December 1648 – 3 October 1690) was a Scottish Quaker, one of the most eminent writers belonging to the Religious Society of Friends and a member of the Clan Barclay. He was also governor of the East Jersey colony in North America through most of the 1680s, although he himself never resided in the colony. The Ranters were one of a number of nonconformist dissenting groups that emerged around the time of the English Commonwealth (1649–1660). They were largely common people, and there is plenty of evidence that the movement was widespread throughout England, though they were not organised and had no leader.[Wikipedia]Ranters were regarded as heretical by the established Church and seem to have been regarded by the government as a threat to social order. They denied the authority of churches, of scripture, of the current ministry and of services, instead calling on men to listen to the divine within them. In many ways they resemble the 14th century Brethren of the Free Spirit. Rare.; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 124 pages 
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2 Bek, William G The German Settlement Society of Philadelphia and its colony, Hermann, Missouri
American Press 1984 Various Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Excellent history of this area of Pennsylvania with much early German history of this area of Philadelphia. ; Americana Germanica; 301 pages 
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3 Dinwiddie, Robert The Official Records of Robert Dinwiddie, Lieutenant-Governor of the Colony of Virginia, 1751-1758
Richmond: Virginia Historical Society First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
1st printing from manscript in the collections of the Virginia Historical Society. 528 pages. Rebound in nice red binding with gold print . Dinwiddie was the Lt. Gov. Of the colony of Virginia from 1751-1758. Goes through the letter Lord Halifax in 1755. Slight water stains on some pages but overall condition is very good.; 2 Volumes; 
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4 Foster, F. Arthorp Vital Records of Carver, Massachusetts to the year 1850
Boston, MA Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1911 1911 First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Tan cover with black lettering. Births, marriages and deaths up to 1850. Must have reference. ; 178 pages 
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5 Hammond, Lamont BURKE'S SPEECH ON CONCILIATION WITH AMERICA
Ginn & Co. 1897 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Green cover some writing inside otherwise very good. Concerning the imperial controversy at the time Burke (Edmund) argued that the British government had acted in a both unwise and inconsistent manner. Again, Burke claimed that Britain's way of dealing with the colony question was strictly legal and he urged that also "claims of circumstance, utility, and moral principle should be considered, as well as precedent"(...432). In other words, if the British, persistently clinging to their narrow legalism, were not to clash with the ideas and opinions of the colonists on these matters, they would have to offer more respect and regard for the colonies' cause. Burke called for "legislative reason" in two of his parliamentary speeches on the subject; On American Taxation (1774) and On Moving His Resolutions for Conciliation With America (1775). However, British imperial policy in the controversy would continue to ignore these questions. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 152 pages 
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The Virginia Adventure  Roanoke to James Towne: An Archaeological and Historical Odyssey, Hume, Ivor Noel
6 Hume, Ivor Noel The Virginia Adventure Roanoke to James Towne: An Archaeological and Historical Odyssey
Knopf 1994 0394564464 / 9780394564463 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by author on bookplate. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. For thirty-five years, as writer, lecturer, and chief archaeologist at Colonial Williamsburg, Ivor Noel Hume has enlivened for us the material culture of seventeenth- and eighteenth-century America. After his warmly praised book Martin's Hundred, he now turns to the two earliest English outposts in Virginia -- Roanoke and James Towne -- and pieces together revelatory information extrapolated from the shards and postholes of excavations at these sites with contemporary accounts found in journals, letters, and official records of the period. He illuminates narratives that have a mythic status in our early history: the exploits of Sir Walter Ralegh, Captain John Smith, and Powhatan; the life and death of Pocahontas; and the disappearance of the Roanoke colony. He recounts a recent important excavation at Roanoke where he and his colleagues found the work site of a metallurgist named Joachim Gans, whose findings about the mineral wealth of Virginia helped to convince London merchants that America was a worthy risk This is an account of high and low adventure, of noble efforts and base impulses, and of the inevitably tragic interactions between Indians and Europeans, marked by greed, treachery, and commonplace savagery on both sides. The astonishment of this history is that despite bad luck, bad management, and bad blood, the English presence in America persisted and the Virginia settlements survived as the birthplace of a country founded on English law and language.

With clarity, authority, and elegant wit, Noel Hume has enhanced our understanding of the historical forces and principal players behind England's first perilous ventures into the New World, and proved again that he is without a doubt one of the great interpreters of our early colonial past. ; 1.5 x 9.3 x 6.4 Inches; 491 pages; For thirty-five years, as writer, lecturer, and chief archaeologist at Colonial Williamsburg, Ivor Noel Hume has enlivened for us the material culture of seventeenth- and eighteenth-century America. After his warmly praised book Martin's Hundred, he now turns to the two earliest English outposts in Virginia -- Roanoke and James Towne -- and pieces together revelatory information extrapolated from the shards and postholes of excavations at these sites with contemporary accounts found in journals, letters, and official records of the period. He illuminates narratives that have a mythic status in our early history: the exploits of Sir Walter Ralegh, Captain John Smith, and Powhatan; the life and death of Pocahontas; and the disappearance of the Roanoke colony. He recounts a recent important excavation at Roanoke where he and his colleagues found the work site of a metallurgist named Joachim Gans, whose findings about the mineral wealth of Virginia helped to convince London merchants that America was a worthy risk This is an account of high and low adventure, of noble efforts and base impulses, and of the inevitably tragic interactions between Indians and Europeans, marked by greed, treachery, and commonplace savagery on both sides. The astonishment of this history is that despite bad luck, bad management, and bad blood, the English presence in America persisted and the Virginia settlements survived as the birthplace of a country founded on English law and language.

With clarity, authority, and elegant wit, Noel Hume has enhanced our understanding of the historical forces and principal players behind England's first perilous ventures into the New World, and proved again that he is without a doubt one of the great interpreters of our early colonial past.; Signed by Author 
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Moses Brown  A Sketch, Jones, Augustine
7 Jones, Augustine Moses Brown A Sketch
The Rhode Island Printing Company 1892 First Edition; Various Paperback Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Tan cover with brown print. Some chipping around edges of cover. Contents clean. Moses Brown (September 23, 1738 – September 6, 1836) was a co-founder of Brown University and a New England abolitionist and industrialist, who funded the design and construction of some of the first factory houses for spinning machines during the American industrial revolution, including Slater Mill. rown was the son of James Brown II and Hope Power Brown and grew up in Providence, Rhode Island. He was the grandson of Baptist minister James Brown (1666-1732), and his father was a prosperous merchant. His father died in 1739, and Moses was raised in the family of his uncle Obadiah Brown who was primarily responsible for running the firm’s spermaceti works. The firm was also active in distilling rum, owned an iron furnace, and took part in a wide variety of merchant activities including sponsoring the ill-fated and notorious voyage of the slave ship Sally in 1764. Following Obadiah Brown's death in 1762, Moses Brown served as executor of his estate. Shares in the farming and shipping business were divided between Moses Brown and his three brothers, Nicholas, Joseph, and John; it was renamed as Nicholas Brown & Co. The brothers were co-founders of the College in the English Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations to Providence. The family was active in the Baptist community of Providence and were descendants of Chad Brown (c. 1600-1650), a Baptist minister who co-founded Providence. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition. 
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Frederick Parish, Virginia, 1744-1780  Its churches, chapels, ministers and vestries;, Meade, Everard Kidder
8 Meade, Everard Kidder Frederick Parish, Virginia, 1744-1780 Its churches, chapels, ministers and vestries;
Winchester, Va Pifer Printing Company 1947 1st Thus; First Impression Photocopy Very Good with no dust jacket 
Photocopy of book in a vinal cover or archival sleeve. "In 1866 the Council of the Diocese of Virginia of the Protestant Episcopal Church removed Frederick Parish from the roster of its parishes by the simple expedient of renaming it Cunningham Chapel Parish." Frederick was the first parish of the church organized in the Colony of Virginia west of the Blueridge. Contains history of the parish, numerous family and surnames, and records. A wealth of historical and genealogical information. Has three maps reproduced one showing the original boundary lines of the parish in 1744, second after first division in 1756 and the third map after its second division in 1771. We provide free delivery tracking on US orders. ; Maps; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 70 pages; 
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9 No Author Listed Vital Records of West Bridgewater Massachusetts to the Year 1850
Boston, MA New England Historic Genealogical Society 1911 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Tan cover with black lettering. Slight yellowing to pages. Births, marriages, and deaths to 1850 in West Bridgewater. Rare. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 222 pages 
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10 Shetler, Charles Guide to the Study of West Virginia History
Morgantown, WV West Virginia University Library 1960 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Navy hardcover, Fully indexed. Contains an extensive bibliography of W. Va History items. West Virginia is one of two American states formed during the American Civil War (1861–1865), along with Nevada, and is the only state to form by seceding from a Confederate state. It was originally part of the British Virginia Colony (1607–1776) and the western part of the state of Virginia (1776–1863), whose population became sharply divided over the issue of secession from the Union and in the separation from Virginia, formalized by admittance to the Union as a new state in 1863. West Virginia was one of the Civil War Border states. (Wikipedia) We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 151 pages; 
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The Days of Yester-Year in Colony and Commonwealth, Squires, W H T
11 Squires, W H T The Days of Yester-Year in Colony and Commonwealth
Printcraft Press 1928 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Red cover. The spine of book is missing, but remainder is in very good condition. Author signed on title page. ; Signed by Author 
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The Sagadahoc Colony, Thayer, Henry O.
12 Thayer, Henry O. The Sagadahoc Colony
North Stratford, NH Ayer Co Pub 1995 Reprint; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Reprint of the 1892 edition which was published in Portland, Me. Fold outs. A history of the Popham colony in Maine conducted by the author in January 1892.Includes fold out copies of the Popham settlement layout and ft. St. Geoge. New condition ; 1892; Illustrated 
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