Speeches of His Excellency Levi Lincoln: Mass. Governor

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Page 40 - That his Excellency, the Governor, be, and he is hereby, requested...
Page 28 - State, to make returns to the adjutant general of the State, at least once in every year of the militia of the brigade to which he belongs reporting therein the actual situation of the arms, accoutrements and ammunition, of the several corps and every other thing, which in his judgment, may relate to their government, and the general advancement of good order and military discipline...
Page 10 - And it is further ordered, that when any town shall increase to the number of one hundred families or householders, they shall set up a grammar school, the master thereof being able to instruct youth so far as they may be fitted for the University...
Page 1 - Legislature, the number of Representatives to which each county shall be entitled, to the board authorized to divide each county into representative districts. The Mayor and Aldermen of the city of Boston, the County Commissioners of other counties than Suffolk — or in lieu of the Mayor and Aldermen of the city of Boston, or of the County Commissioners...
Page 10 - ... to the end that learning may not be buried in the graves of our forefathers in church and commonwealth, the Lord assisting our endeavors.
Page 10 - It is therefore ordered, That every township in this jurisdiction, after the Lord hath increased them to the number of fifty householders, shall then forthwith appoint one within their town to teach all such children as shall resort to him to write and read...
Page 23 - The legislature ought frequently to assemble for the redress of grievances, for correcting, strengthening and confirming the laws, and for making new laws, as the common good may require.
Page 42 - SIR: In compliance with a request of the legislature of this State, I have the honor to transmit to Your Excellency...
Page 27 - That the system of discipline and field exercise which is and shall be ordered to be observed by the regular army of the United States, in the different corps of infantry, artillery, and riflemen, shall also be observed by the militia, in the exercises and discipline of the said corps, respectively, throughout the United States.

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