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The Rev. Thomas James, the Civil Compact, and the Town Evidence

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Statementby Bradford F. Swan
SeriesSociety of Colonial Wars, Rhode Island. Publications -- 48
ContributionsSociety of Colonial Wars in the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations
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LC ClassificationsF82 .S8
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Pagination15 unnumbered pages
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Open LibraryOL27324296M
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The book has endnotes by chapter that reference the page number, but the corresponding references cannot be found on the page; unusual, but definitely a minor problem. Levittown is an outstanding book for those interested in postwar housing discrimination, urban development during this era, Levitt & Sons, or the civil rights movement/5(33).

ASSOCIATIONS: Rev. Thomas James was the brother of Mary (James) Mellowes, wife of Oliver Mellowes, who resided in Braintree. The first wife of Rev. Thomas James was daughter of Rev. Anthony and Dorcas (Bulkeley) Ingoldsby, which brought him into the large kinship network centering on the Bulkeleys, several of whom came to New England.

THE TOWN OF Lynchburg, The Rev. Thomas James, was founded in at the site of a ferry crossing on what would later be called the James River. During the Civil War, it Author: Russell Shorto. The son of Rev. Thomas & Olive (Ingoldsby) James, he married (1) Ruth Jones, daughter of John & Sarah Jones, in in Fairfield, Conn.

and (2) Katherine Blux on September 2, in Southampton, Long Island. He lived with his parents in New Haven in the Colony of Conn. for several years, was a freeman there in From May 2 tothe nation bore witness as police in Birmingham, Ala., aimed high-powered hoses and sicced snarling dogs on black men, women and even children who wanted just one thing.

The following resolution was adopted in a town meeting on Aug and is sometimes called the "civil compact." The date was on the original town records, but when they were transcribed inthe page containing that date was missing. The text of the resolution is as follows.

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Page 5. LIFE OF REV. THOMAS JAMES, BY HIMSELF. I WAS born a slave at Canajoharie, this state, in the year I was the third of four children, and we were all the property of Asa Kimball, who, when I was in the eighth year of my age, sold my mother, brother and elder sister to purchasers from Smithtown, a village not far distant from Amsterdam in the same part of the state.

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