Image from page 292 of “The founders; portraits of persons born abroad who came to the colonies in North America before the year 1701, with an introduction, biographical outlines and comments on the portraits” (1921)
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Title: The founders; portraits of persons born abroad who came to the colonies in North America before the year 1701, with an introduction, biographical outlines and comments on the portraits
Year: 1921 (1920s)
Authors: Bolton, Charles Knowles, 1867-1950
Subjects: Portraits, American United States — History Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 Biography
Publisher: [Boston] The Boston athenaeum
Contributing Library: New York Public Library
Digitizing Sponsor: MSN
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and avoid extremes, still bearing due regard to the society heis of … If we w^ill be instrumental to the more general spreadingof our noble principles , . . we must not appear too narrov^r in otherthings to be particular. In a letter to John Pemberton, Norris hopes to find him in a good melancholy humour—I matter not whether in theterrace-walk, stone-entry, or Coz Judith [his wife] scratching thyhead … I almost wished for thee in our voyage, thou lives so easyand at pleasure … I fancied the amusements we met with wouldhave been physic: a sudden gust, a stamping on the deck, cryingall hands aloft, or a sail chasing, would have been good at thecritical melancholy minutes. The pictures of Mr. and Mrs. Norris are from paintingsby William Cogswell, at the Historical Society. Thesewere made some eighty years ago from the fast fadingoriginals, supposed to be by Sir Godfrey Kneller, and thenirreparably damaged by bad varnish. This statement isfrom a letter of A. Sydney Logan, Esq. 278
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ISAAC NORRIS1671-1735 (^79) THH NE^^ YOPvKPUBLIC UBRARYi 14 Twrs Mary Lloyd, the wife of Isaac Norris, was born, In1674, at Dolobran, In Montgomeryshire, Wales, the homeof Thomas and Mary (Jones) Lloyd. She was the fifth oftheir ten children, and blessed with sisters who becamevery superior women. Her father received the degreeof B.A. at Jesus College, Oxford, In January, 1661/2,and became a Quaker. In 1683, Lloyd brought his familyto Philadelphia, the voyage lasting ten weeks, and describedIn great detail by his fellow-passenger, Pastorlus, whospeaks of butter, beer, water, peas, and very salt meat andfish as the diet. Of the motley company, he says: I might not unfittingly compare the ship that bore them hitherwith Noahs Ark, but that there were more unclean than cleananimals to be found therein. Of Lloyd, however, he says: Alone with him I could in Latin then Commune:Which Tongue he did pronounce right in our German way. Thirty-five years later, Pastorlus wrote an ode to Lloyd^sdau
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