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e slightest effort to convene a colonial assembly), I deem it necessary to state, that many of the statutes of Virginia under Harvey still exist, and that, though many others are lost, the first volume of Hening's Statutes at Large proves, beyond a question, that assemblies were convened, at least, as often as follows:— 1630, March,Hening, i.147—153. 1630, April,ibid.257. 1632, February,ibid.153—177. 1632, Septemberibid.178—202. 1633, February,ibid.202—209. 1633, August,ibid.209—222. 1634,ibid.223. 1635,ibid.223. 1636,ibid.229. 1637,ibid.227. 1639,ibid.229—230. 1640,Hening, i.268. 1641, June,ibid.259—262. 1642, January,ibid.267. 1642, April,ibid.230. 1642, June,ibid.269. Considering how imperfect are the early records, it is surprising that so considerable a list can be established. The instructions to Sir William Berkeley do not first order assemblies; but speak of them as of a thing established. At an adjourned session of Berkeley's first legislature
n and their ser- Chap. VII.} vants, in the Ark and the Dove, a ship of large burden, and a pinnace, set sail for the northern bank of the Potomac. Having staid by the way in Barbadoes and St. Christopher, it was not till February of the follow- 1634. Feb. 24. ing year, that they arrived at Point Comfort, in Virginia; where, in obedience to the express letters of King Charles, they were welcomed by Harvey with courtesy and humanity. Clayborne also appeared, but it was as a prophet of ill omenand happily laid. Within six months, it had advanced more than Virginia had done in as many years. The proprietary continued with great liberality to provide every thing that was necessary for its comfort and protection, and spared Chap. VII.} 1634. no costs to promote its interests; expending, with the aid of his friends, upwards of forty thousand pounds sterling. But far more memorable was the character of the Maryland institutions. Every other country in the world had persecuting laws;
at a sermon from Wilson. At last a Pequod sachem, with Chap. IX.} 1634. Nov. 6. great store of wampumpeag, and bundles of sticks in promiseod to Moses. The relative powers of the assistants and the depu- 1634 to 1644 ties remained for nearly ten ears the subject of discussion ong afterwards, in January, 1634, complaints were made against Wil- 1634. liams for a paper which he had written at Plymouth, to prove that aling Ministry, 29. The same magistrates who punished Eliot, the 1634 Nov. 27. apostle of the Indian race, for censuring their measures, cense jealousy was excited in England against Massachusetts; members 1634 Dec. of the Generall Court received intelligence of some episcopal aial hand of Providence in raising this plantation, and their hearts 1634. were generally stirred to come over. New settlements were, therefoleaded the necessity of self-defence, and sent messengers to Boston 1634 Nov to desire the alliance of the white men. The government of Mass
Revenge did not slumber, Winthrop, II. 190,191; or Hazard, i. 242,243. Hubbard, 428—430. because it had been once 1634. defeated; and the triumphant success of the Puritans in America disposed the leaders of the high-church party to listen trologers are dismayed, Milton pleads for the Puritans—Of Reformation, Book II.—began to be regarded by the archbishops 1634 Feb. 21. as an affair of state; and ships bound with passengers for New England were detained in the Thames by an order of no reply. Still more menacing was the appointment of an arbitrary special commission for the colonies. The Chap X.} 1634 April 10. archbishop of Canterbury and those who were associated with him, received full power over the American plantatiohake off the royal jurisdiction. Gorges, c. XXVI. Restraints were, therefore, placed upon emigration; no one above the 1634 Dec. rank of a serving man, might remove to the colony without the special leave of the commissioners; and Chap. X.} per<