rton, and Sir Christopher Gardiner circulated stories, in refutation of which Capt. Thomas Wiggin, in 1632, writes Secretary Coke of his having just returned from New England, and speaks of them as scandalous characters, and their information false.
Morton published his New Canaan in 1637.
Cradock writes to Governor Winthrop of a Mooreton he met on the Exchange in London, whom he would not talk with until he called Captain Pierce of the Mayflower as a witness to the conversation.
November 7, 1632, Cradock was fined £ 4 for his men being absent from training diverse times.
March 4, 1633-4, the Ware att Misticke is granted to John Winthrop Esq psent Gouvr & to Mr Matthewe Cradocke of London mercht.
to enjoy to them & their heires forever.
Of this locality William Wood, in his New England's Prospect, published in London in 1634, says of Misticke: there be not many houses as yet. At the head of this river are great and spacious ponds, whither the alewives press to spawn.