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Published by Press of the Woolly Whale in New York .
Written in English



  • Massachusetts.


  • Daye, Stephen, 1611-1668.,
  • Oaths -- Massachusetts.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementWith a historical study by Lawrence C.Wroth and A note on the Stephen Daye Press by Melbert B.Cary, Jr.
SeriesKeepsake (American Institute of Graphic Arts) ;, 60.
ContributionsWroth, Lawrence C. 1884-1970., Cary, Melbert Brinckerhoff, 1892-1941.
LC ClassificationsF67 .O127
The Physical Object
Pagination[18] p. ;
Number of Pages18
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6384453M
LC Control Number39007070

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The Freeman's Oath is a novel about history, love, and not understanding either. Meet Jonathan Gray, 27, a struggling Boston rare book dealer. The accidental death of his parents three years ago has him casting about, trying to uphold his father’s bookselling legacy/5.   The Bay Psalm Book, printed by Daye in , remains the oldest extant book printed in what is now the United States. Its rarity is legend: only 11 copies survive. Still, the Bay Psalm Book was not the first item to come off Daye’s press. That distinction belongs to The Oath of a Free-Man, a small broadside printed in   The Oath of a Freeman. The oath of a Freeman, or of a man to be made Free "I, A. B. &c. being by the Almighty's most wise dispostion become a member of this body, consisting of the Governor, Deputy Governor, Assistants and Commonalty of the Massachusetts in New England, do freely and sincerely acknowledge that I am justly and lawfully subject to the Government of the same, and do. The Oath of a Freeman. [Cambridge, ] Note:There is no known copy of this first product of the press at following text is taken from a later edition. A few years ago a forgery of this document was created and offered to the Library of Congress for $ million.

The Freeman's Oath was the first paper printed in New England. Printed in Cambridge Massachusetts, by Stephen Day, in There is no known copy of the original. Below is one version of the Freeman's Oath. It changed slightly from providence to providence. I _____being by gods providence, an Inhabitant, and Freeman, within the Jurisdiction of. Great source. The book is arranged alpha by last name with dates, places when available. The alpha order makes it useful for a quick look up by last name. There are no page numbers. The introduction page contains the Freeman’s Oath. FREEMAN'S NEW OATH 1 (A. B.,) being by God's providence, an Inhabitant, and Freeman, within the Juris- diction of this Commonwealth; do freely acknowledge my self to be subject to the Govern- ment thereof: And do therefore do here swear by the great and dreadful Name of the Ever-living God, that I will be true and faithfull to the same, and. OCLC Number: Notes: Sheet laid in: The American Institute of Graphic Arts Keepsake no. A historical study of the first production of the first press to be set up in what is now the United States, the Stephen Daye Press in Cambridge, Massachusetts, where the Oath was first printed in

  Master: “Furthermore do I promise and swear that if any part of my solemn oath or obligation be omitted at this time, that I will hold myself amenable thereto whenever informed. To all which I do most sincerely promise and swear, with a fixed and steady purpose of mind in me to keep and perform the same, binding myself under no less penalty. OATH OF A FREEMAN. The Oath of a Freeman, as far as monetary value is concerned, was supposed to be Mark Hofmann's greatest discovery. Mr. Hofmann, in fact, claimed that it was worth million dollars! Although this figure may be inflated, experts agree that it would be worth a great deal of money if it could be proven authentic. The Oath of a Free-man. With a Historical Study and a Note on the Stephen Daye Press by Melbert B. Cary, Jr. The Oath of a Free-man. With a Historical Study and a Note on the Stephen Daye Press by Melbert B. Cary, Jr. Request an Image. first Argosy Book Store. Freemasonry Oaths. The obligation of a first degree Freemason (Entered Apprentice degree): “Binding myself under no less a penalty than that of having my throat cut across, my tongue torn out by its roots, and buried in the rough sands of the sea at low-water mark, where the tide ebbs and flows twice in twenty four hours, should I ever knowingly or willingly violate this my solemn oath and.