This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1899 Excerpt: ...to have lived in the university of Oxford of the trade of Booke binder, and that he is the Sonne of Stephen Hill of Oxford aforesaid ...Read MoreThis historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1899 Excerpt: ...to have lived in the university of Oxford of the trade of Booke binder, and that he is the Sonne of Stephen Hill of Oxford aforesaid ffletcher: And the Said John Hill is well at present, and in good health as appears to the Court, and in likelyhood of life Att ye meeting of a Vestry upon ye 14th day of May A 1649 ffor Elizabeth River parish The sd Vestry has ys day nominated, elected and made choice of Mr Sampson Calvert to bee theire minister as well with ye allowance of ye Comander and Comrs resident, as with ye free & full consent of all ye freemen of ye said parish Upon mutch debate & Serious Consideracon ye said Vestry with the allowance & approbacon of ye Comander & Comrs prsident & with ye Consent of all ye freemen of ye parish have concluded & agreed to allowe & give unto Mr Sampson Calvert for his mayntenance XXX lb tobo pr polle for evry tithable pson in ye parish yearly in lieu & Consideracon of his pains to bee taken in preaching & officiating ye place of a minister but ye sd Mr Calvert is not to have any allowance of Come at all & all ye Inhabitants of ye parish upon notice to them given, are to fetch and transport him upon evry Sabbath day by turnes: & accordingly out of evry ten tythable psons in ye parish a boat & a boats gang to bee fitted & provided & a good Mulct or fine is to be Imposed upon all delinquents at ye discretion of ye vestry, all wch with ye full assent of ye parishioners aforemenconed is soe agreed upon & ordered James Warner is elected Churchwarden for ye sd parish, & Wm Crouch, for divers reasons well weighed & considered of is to bee & Continue Churchwarden till Easter next Mr Lemuell Mason & Mr Wm Shipp are nominated & elected and are to bee ...Read Less
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