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Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register 23 23 Browse Search
HISTORY OF THE TOWN OF MEDFORD, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, FROM ITS FIRST SETTLEMENT, IN 1630, TO THE PRESENT TIME, 1855. (ed. Charles Brooks) 16 16 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 15 15 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the Colonization of the United States, Vol. 1, 17th edition. 12 12 Browse Search
Knight's Mechanical Encyclopedia (ed. Knight) 6 6 Browse Search
The Cambridge of eighteen hundred and ninety-six: a picture of the city and its industries fifty years after its incorporation (ed. Arthur Gilman) 4 4 Browse Search
Edward H. Savage, author of Police Recollections; Or Boston by Daylight and Gas-Light ., Boston events: a brief mention and the date of more than 5,000 events that transpired in Boston from 1630 to 1880, covering a period of 250 years, together with other occurrences of interest, arranged in alphabetical order 4 4 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 2, 17th edition. 4 4 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, A book of American explorers 4 4 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
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t of Virginia seemed about to extend to the forty-first parallel of latitude, which was then the boundary of New England. Upon his favorable representation, a company was formed in England for trading with the natives; and, through the agency of 1631 May 16. Sir William Alexander, the Scottish proprietary of Nova Scotia, a royal license was issued, sanctioning the commerce, and conferring on Clayborne powers of government over the companions of his voyages. Chalmers, 227, 228. Harvey enforc 522, 523. with a mind enlarged by 1580. extensive travel, on his entrance into life befriended by Sir Robert Cecil, advanced to the honors of knighthood, and at length employed as one of the two secre- 1619. taries of state, Stow, edition of 1631 p. 1031. he not only secured the 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 count
Such were the scenes in the infant settlements of 1631. Massachusetts. The supply of bread was nearly exhau passage, the timely arrival of the Lyon Chap. IX.} 1631. from Bristol laden with provisions, caused public t; and quenched all hope of immediate accessions. In 1631 ninety only came over, fewer than had gone back the n, the youth, in whom all saw good hope, Chap. IX.} 1631. was sent to the Charter House in 1621, and passed wishing principles of the reformation, as Chap. IX.} 1631. well of justification by faith alone, as of the equy of all believers; and it was sure to be one day ac-1631. cepted by the whole Protestant world. But it placnstitutions of this commonwealth, to ad- Chap. IX.} 1631. vance its peace, and not to suffer any attempt at mm the banks of the Connecticut came the sagamore of 1631 April 4. the Mohegans, to extol the fertility of hiss next held by Lord Say and Seal, Lord Brooke, John 1631 Mar. 19. Hampden, and others, as his assigns. Sam
re came over, during this summer, twenty ships, and at least three thousand persons; Winthrop, i. 268. and had Hampden designed to emigrate, he whose maxim Nulla vestigia retrorsum. in life forbade retreat, and Chap. X.} 1638 whose resolution was as fixed as it was calm, possessed energy enough to have accomplished his purpose. He undoubtedly had watched with deep interest the progress of Massachusetts; the Conclusions had early attracted his attention; Nugent, i. 173, 174. and in 1631 he had taken part in a purchase of territory on the Narragansett. Potter's Narragansett, 14.—Comp. Trumbull. It has been conjectured, Belknap's Biog. II. 229. asserted, N. Amer. Review, VI. 28. and even circumstantially related, Fr. Baylies, Memoir, i. 110, takes fire at the thought that he passed a winter with the colony of New Plymouth. A person who bore the same or nearly the same name, II. Massachusetts Hist. Coil VIII. 258. More probably John Hamblin; a common name in