Sentence Examples


  • In 1801 a "plan of union" proposed by the General Association (Congregational) of Connecticut was accepted by the General Assembly, and the work of home missions in the western section of the country was prosecuted jointly.
  • The temper of this assembly was, however, wholly different.
  • The general assembly meets once a year at the time and place agreed upon and appointed by its predecessor.
  • He was a member of the New York Assembly in 1759-1769, a delegate to the Stamp Act Congress of 1765, a member of the Continental Congress from 1774 until his death and as such a signer of the Declaration of Independence, and in1777-1778was a member of the first state senate.
  • In July 1871 he was returned to the National Assembly for Marseilles at a by-election, and voted steadily with the Republican party.