hide Matching Documents

The documents where this entity occurs most often are shown below. Click on a document to open it.

Document Max. Freq Min. Freq
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 31 31 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the Colonization of the United States, Vol. 1, 17th edition. 23 23 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 10. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 12 12 Browse Search
Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register 6 6 Browse Search
Knight's Mechanical Encyclopedia (ed. Knight) 3 3 Browse Search
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 24. 2 2 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 2, 17th edition. 2 2 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 1, Colonial and Revolutionary Literature: Early National Literature: Part I (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 2 2 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, A book of American explorers 2 2 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume I. 1 1 Browse Search
View all matching documents...

Browsing named entities in George Bancroft, History of the Colonization of the United States, Vol. 1, 17th edition.. You can also browse the collection for 1621 AD or search for 1621 AD in all documents.

Your search returned 23 results in 6 document sections:

by the nation, so they were, after a few years, noticed by parliament as a public evil, and, in 1621. Mar consequence of the complaint of the commons, were suspended by an order of council. If thor, that its design could be accomplished only by a subscription. After some delays, sixty were 1621. actually despatched, maids of virtuous education, young, handsome, and well recommended. The prence to married men. Domestic ties were formed; virtuous sentiments and habits of thrift 1619 to 1621. ensued; the tide of emigration swelled; within three years, fifty patents for land were granted, freedom of the northern fisheries was equally asserted, and the monopoly of a rival Chap. IV.} 1621. corporation successfully opposed. Lord Bacon, who, at the time of Newport's first voyage withof the court in London shall bind the colony, unless they be in like manner ratified Chap. IV.} 1621. by the general assembly. The courts of justice were required to conform to the laws and manner
Justice was established on the basis of the laws of England, and an amnesty of ancient feuds proclaimed. As Puritanism had appeared in Virginia, needless novelties in the forms of worship were now prohibited. The order to search for minerals betrays the continuance of lingering hopes of finding gold; while the injunction to promote certain kinds of manufactures was ineffectual, because labor could otherwise be more profitably employed. The business which occupied the first session under 1621 Nov. and Dec. the written constitution, related chiefly to the encouragement of domestic industry; and the culture of silk particularly engaged the attention of the assembly. Hening, i. 119. But legislation, though it can favor industry, cannot create it. When soil, men, and circumstances, combine to render a manufacture desirable, legislation can protect the infancy of enterprise against the unequal competition with established skill. The culture of silk, long, earnestly, and frequently
the interests of the colonial planters and the monarch; the former obtained the exclusive supply of the English market, and the latter succeeded in imposing an exorbitant duty. Stith, 168—170. Chalmers, 50, 52, 57. In the ensuing parliament, 1621. Lord Coke did not fail to remind the commons of the usurpations of authority on the part of the monarch, who had taxed the produce of the colonies without the consent of the people, and without an act of the national legislature; Debates of the Commons in 1620 and 1621, i. 169. and Sandys, and Diggs, and Farrar, the friends of Virginia, procured the substi- April 18. tution of an act for the arbitrary ordinance. Ibid. 269—271, and 296. Chalmers, 51. 70—74. In consequence of the dissensions of the times, the bill, which had passed the house, was left among the unfinished business of the session; nor was the affair adjusted, till, as we have already seen, the commons, in 1624, again expressed their regard for Virginia by a 1624. <
mack were extended; and commerce was begun with the tribes which Smith had been the first to visit. Porey, the secretary of the colony, made a discovery into the 1621. great bay, as far as the River Patuxent, which he ascended; but his voyage probably reached no farther to the north. The English settlement of a hundred men, whihe consideration of his patron and his sovereign, Winwood, II. 58, and III. 318 and 337. but the good opinion of the world. He was chosen by a disputed major- 1621. ity to represent in parliament his native county of Yorkshire. Debates of 1620 and 1621. i. 175. His capacity for business, his industry, and his fidelity, ar1621. i. 175. His capacity for business, his industry, and his fidelity, are acknowledged by all historians. In an age when religious controversy still continued to be active, and when the increasing divisions among Chap. VII.} Protestants were spreading a general alarm, his mind sought relief from controversy in the bosom of the Roman Catholic church; and, preferring the avowal of his opinions to the
prompted the house of commons to question the validity of 1621 April 25. the grant; Chalmers, 100—102. Parliamentary Debates, 1620-1, i. 260, 318, 319. and the French nation, whose traders had been annually sending home rich freights of furs, erica. After some days, they began to build—a difficult 1621 Jan 9 task for men of whom one half were wasting away with ntervals of sunshine between showers of sleet Chap. VIII.} 1621. and snow-storms. On the third of March, a south wind brred. In the autumn, an arrival of new emigrants, who came 1621-2 un-provided with food, compelled the whole colony, for siitant. Smokes from fires in the remote distance alone in- 1621. dicated the vicinity of natives. Miles Standish, the bestr the envoys went, and they witnessed the ex- Chap. VIII.} 1621. treme poverty and feebleness of the natives. Aug. Them the aborigines; and the council of Plymouth, through the 1621. mediation of Sir Ferdinand Gorges, Gorges' Description,
g the free liberty of engaging in a pursuit which was the chief source of wealth to the merchants of the west. Shall the 1621. April 25. English, said Sir Edwin Sandys, the statesman so well entitled to the enduring gratitude of Virginia, be debarrn, who had been governor of a plantation in Newfoundland, a man of action, like himself. It was not difficult for Mason, 1621. Mar. 9. who had been elected an associate and secretary of the council, to obtain a grant of the lands between Salem Rive his personal dignity and interest; and he obtained, without difficulty, a patent for all the territory east of the River 1621. Sept. 10. St. Croix, and south of the St. Lawrence. The patent is in Hazard, v. i. p. 134—145; in Purchas, v. IV. p. 1 called him endearingly his son, the youth, in whom all saw good hope, Chap. IX.} 1631. was sent to the Charter House in 1621, and passed with honor from that school to Pembroke College, in Cambridge, where he took a degree; but his clear mind went