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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Hooker, Thomas 1586-1647 (search)
Hooker, Thomas 1586-1647 Clergyman; born in Marketfield, Leicestershire, England, in 1586; was a popular Non-conformist preacher in London, but was silenced, when he kept a school, in which John Eliot, the Apostle, was his assistant. Hooker fled from persecution to Holland in 1630, and arrived at Boston in September, 1633. He was ordained pastor of the church at Newtown, and in June, 1636, he and his whole congregation began a migration to the valley of the Connecticut, where they founded Hartford. He was exceedingly influential in all New England. He died in Hartford, Conn., July 7, 1647.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Connecticut, (search)
and Brook......Nov. 9, 1635 A Dutch vessel appears off the mouth, but is not suffered to land......November, 1635 Great suffering at Windsor, on the Connecticut, during the winter of......1635-36 First court in Connecticut held at Newtown (Hartford)......April 26, 1636 Rev. Thomas Hooker, the light of the Western churches, and Rev. Mr. Stone, with 100 men, women, and children, and 160 head of cattle, leave Cambridge, Mass., for the Connecticut River through the wilderness......June, 1636 They reach the river early in......July, 1636 John Oldham murdered by the Indians near Block Island......July, 1636 War with the Pequods......July, 1636 [The Pequods, with at least 700 warriors, then occupied eastern Connecticut, and ruled part of Long Island.] An expedition against the Pequods and Indians on Block Island is sent from Massachusetts under John Endicott......Aug. 25–Sept. 14, 1630 [It exasperated, but did not subdue, the Indians.] Roger Williams, of Rhod
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Massachusetts (search)
of the bay, having obtained a grant of land from Canonicus, the head sachem of the Narragansets. He names this settlement Providence......1636 A law of the colony prohibits erecting a dwelling-house more than half a mile from the meeting-house......1636 Religious controversy with Mrs. Anne Hutchinson begins......1636 Sir Henry Vane chosen governor of Massachusetts......1636 Rev. Thomas Hooker and friends remove from Newtown (Cambridge) to Connecticut, and found Hartford......June, 1636 John Oldham killed by the Indians near Block Island......July, 1636 Expedition sent, under command of John Endicott, to punish the Indians of Block Island for the murder of John Oldham......1636 Pequod War begins......August, 1636 General Court of Massachusetts agrees to give £ 400 towards a school or college......Oct. 28, 1636 Roger Williams baffles the Pequods by an alliance with the Narraganset Indians, leaving the Pequods single-handed against the English, visiting the s
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), New York, (search)
nce of the governor (the first English vessel to ascend)......April 24, 1633 William brought down to Manhattan and forced to sea......May, 1633 A small trading-post, called the House of good hope, built and fortified with two pieces of cannon by the Dutch, on or near the site of Hartford, Conn......1633 Wealthy colonists from Holland settle at Fort Orange......1636 Jacob Van Corlaer purchased from the Indians a plat on Long Island, the first recorded grant in King's county......June, 1636 States-General notified of the inefficiency of the governor through Van Dincklagen......August, 1636 Governor Van Twiller personally purchases from Indians the island Paggauck, south of Fort Amsterdam; supposed to contain 160 acres; called by the Dutch Nutten Island, now Governor's Island......1637 Jonas Bronck purchases a tract in Westchester, opposite Haerlem......June, 1637 Pavonia and Staten Island purchased by the Amsterdam directors of Michael Pauw for 26,000 guilders ($
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Rhode Island, (search)
he Union, and the smallest of the United States, is bounded on the north and east by Massachusetts, on the west by Connecticut, and on the south by the Atlantic Ocean. Block Island, about 9 miles from the mainland, is a portion of the State's territory. Area, 1,250 square miles, in five counties. Population 1890, 345,506; 1900, 428,556. Capitals, Providence and Newport. Roger Williams, banished from Plymouth colony, with five companies settles at a spot which he calls Providence......June, 1636 Aquedneck Island settled by eighteen proprietors at Portsmouth, now New Town, first called Pocasset......1637 Canonicus and his nephew Miantinomo, sachems of the Narragansets, deed to Roger Williams all lands between the Pawtucket and Pawtuxet rivers......March 24, 1638 Roger Williams and Governor Winthrop make a joint purchase of Prudence Island......Nov. 10, 1638 First general training or militia muster in Rhode Island held at Portsmouth......Nov. 12, 1638 Aquedneck purcha