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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 7 1 Browse Search
Laura E. Richards, Maud Howe, Florence Howe Hall, Julia Ward Howe, 1819-1910, in two volumes, with portraits and other illustrations: volume 1 4 0 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the Colonization of the United States, Vol. 1, 17th edition. 4 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Cheerful Yesterdays 3 1 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 25. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 1 1 Browse Search
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n the colony, soon to be called Salem; and extended some supervision over the waters of Boston harbor, then called Massachusetts Bay. At Charlestown an Englishman, one Thomas Walford, a blacksmith, dwelt in a thatched and palisaded cabin. William Blackstone, an Episcopal clergyman, a courteous recluse, gifted with the impatience of restraint which belongs to the pioneer, had planted himself on the opposite peninsula; the island now known as East Boston was occupied by Samuel Maverick, son of a, marked by three hills, and blessed with sweet and pleasant springs, safe pastures and land that promised rich cornfields and fruitful gardens, attracted among others William Coddington of Boston in England, who, in friendly relations with William Blackstone, built the fist good house there, even before it took the name which was to grow famous throughout the world. Some planted on the Mystic, in what is now Malden. Others, with Sir Richard Saltonstall and George Phillips, a godly minister sp