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Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register 70 70 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 23 23 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the Colonization of the United States, Vol. 1, 17th edition. 12 12 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) 10 10 Browse Search
Benjamin Cutter, William R. Cutter, History of the town of Arlington, Massachusetts, ormerly the second precinct in Cambridge, or District of Menotomy, afterward the town of West Cambridge. 1635-1879 with a genealogical register of the inhabitants of the precinct. 4 4 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 3, 15th edition. 4 4 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) 2 2 Browse Search
C. Edwards Lester, Life and public services of Charles Sumner: Born Jan. 6, 1811. Died March 11, 1874. 2 2 Browse Search
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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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btaining seasonable supplies of food, and determined not to remain. Fear of an assault from the Indians, who had ceased to be friendly, the want of provisions, and jealousy respecting the distribution of the risks and profits, defeated the de sign. The whole party soon set sail and bore for England. The return voyage lasted but five weeks; June 18. and the expedition was completed in less than four months, during which entire health had prevailed. Gosnold to his father, in Purchas, IV. 1646. Archer's Relation, ibid. IV. 1647—1651. Rosier's Notes, ibid. IV. 1651—1653. Brierston's Relation, in Smith, i. 105—108. Compare, particularly, Belknap's Life of Gosnold, in Am. Biog. II. 100-123. Gosnold and his companions spread the most favorable reports of the regions which he had visited. Could it be that the voyage was so safe, the climate so pleasant, the country so inviting? The merchants of Bristol, with the ready assent of Raleigh, Purchas, IV. 1614. and at the inst<
. but throughout Massachusetts the cry of justice was raised against them as malefactors and murderers; Richard Saltonstall, a worthy assistant, felt himself moved by his duty as a magistrate, to denounce the act of stealing negroes as expressly contrary to the law of God and the law of the country; Ibid. II. 379, 380. the guilty men were committed for the offence; Colony Records, III. 45. and, after advice with the elders, the representatives of the people, bearing witness against the 1646. heinous crime of man-stealing, ordered the negroes to be restored, at the public charge, to their native country, with a letter expressing the indignation of the general court at their wrongs. Colony Laws, c. XII When George Fox visited Barbadoes in 1671, he 1671. enjoined it upon the planters, that they should deal mildly and gently with their negroes; and that, after certain years of servitude, they should make them free. The idea of George Fox had been anticipated by the fellow-c
e English for protection and defence; and a war was vigorously conducted. The aged Opechancanough was taken, yet not till 1646; and the venerated monarch of the sons of the forest, so long the undisputed lord of almost boundless hunting grounds, diecient force to protect a place of danger. Ibid. 285, 286, Act 5. About fifteen months after Berkeley's return from 1646 Oct. England, articles of peace were established between the inhabitants of Virginia and Necotowance, the successor of Opes of an independent state, having England for its guardian against foreign oppression, rather than its ruler, Chap. VI.} 1646. the colonists enjoyed all the prosperity which a virgin soil, equal laws, and general uniformity of condition and industrord's Refutation, 3; Hammond's Leah and Rachel, 21. These, taken together, are conclusive. Bennett was of the council in 1646. Hening, i. 322. The act which constituted the government, claimed April. for the assembly the privilege of defining
thus the obscure villany of some humble ruffian, whom the government would willingly punish for his out- Chap. VII.} rages, might involve the colony in the horrors of savage warfare. But the restless Clayborne, urged, perhaps, by the 1643 to 1646. conviction of having been wronged, and still more by the hope of revenge, proved a far more dangerous enemy. Now that the civil war in England left nothing to be hoped from royal patronage, he declared for the popular party, and, with the assistordination of the restless; and Clayborne was able to excite an insurrection. 1644 Early in 1645, the rebels were triumphant; unpre- 1645 pared for an attack, the governor was compelled to fly, and more than a year elapsed before the assistance 1646 Dec. of the well-disposed could enable him to resume his power and restore tranquillity. The insurgents distinguished the period of their dominion by disorder and misrule, and most of the records were then lost or embezzled. Bacon's Preface.
ent of England; taking care only, by a regular purchase, to 1644 obtain a title to the soil from the assigns of the earl 1646. of Warwick. Trumbull, i. App. v. and VI. The people of Rhode Island, excluded Chap. X.} from the colonial union, woe they should be unto us, either comeing or staying. But for such as differ from us only in judgment, and live peaceably 1646. amongst us, such have no cause to complain; for it hath never beene as yet putt in execution against any of them, althoug to defer the important enactment till the present controvery should be settled; the order against Anabaptists Chap. X.} 1646. was likewise left unrepealed; and, notwithstanding strong opposition from the friends of toleration in Boston, it was reso Rome. The wisdom and experience of that great counc<*> the English parliament, are more able to prescribe Chap. X.} 1646. rules of government and judge causes, than such poor rustics as a wilderness can breed up; yet the vast distance between