The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge, Band 4

George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana
D. Appleton, 1858

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Seite 280 - That no person or persons whatsoever within this province, or the islands, ports, harbors, creeks, or havens thereunto belonging, professing to believe in Jesus Christ, shall from henceforth be any ways troubled, molested or discountenanced for or in respect of his or her religion nor in the free exercise thereof within this province or the islands thereunto belonging nor any way compelled to the belief or exercise of any other religion against his or her consent...
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