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ny required; domestic union, a happy concert between all the branches of government, an increasing emigration, a productive commerce, a fertile Chap VII.} 1642 soil, which Heaven had richly favored with rivers and deep bays, united to perfect the scene of colonial felicity and contentment. Ever intent on advancing the interests of his colony, Lord Baltimore invited the Puritans of Massachusetts to emigrate to Maryland, offering them lands and privileges, and free liberty of religion; but Gibbons, to whom he had forwarded a commission, was so wholly tutored in the New England discipline, that he would not advance the wishes of the Irish peer; and the people, who subsequently refused Jamaica and Ireland, were not now tempted to desert the Bay of Massachusetts for the Chesapeake. Winthrop, II. 148, 149. But secret dangers existed. The aborigines, alarmed at the rapid increase of the Europeans, vexed at being frequently overreached by their cupidity, com- 1642 to 1644. menced