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.
On the east side is Master Cradock's plantation, where he hath impaled a park, where he keeps his cattle, till he can store it with deer.
Here likewise he is at charges of building ships.