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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 61 1 Browse Search
Knight's Mechanical Encyclopedia (ed. Knight) 20 0 Browse Search
Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register 16 0 Browse Search
Rev. James K. Ewer , Company 3, Third Mass. Cav., Roster of the Third Massachusetts Cavalry Regiment in the war for the Union 16 0 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 3, 15th edition. 14 0 Browse Search
Raphael Semmes, Memoirs of Service Afloat During the War Between the States 14 0 Browse Search
George P. Rowell and Company's American Newspaper Directory, containing accurate lists of all the newspapers and periodicals published in the United States and territories, and the dominion of Canada, and British Colonies of North America., together with a description of the towns and cities in which they are published. (ed. George P. Rowell and company) 12 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: January 24, 1861., [Electronic resource] 12 0 Browse Search
Wendell Phillips, Theodore C. Pease, Speeches, Lectures and Letters of Wendell Phillips: Volume 1 12 0 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 5, 13th edition. 10 0 Browse Search
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Chapter 7: civil History. Change of government in England. Cromwell desires to colonize Jamaica, and employs Daniel Gookin as special agent. letters from Gookin to Secretary Thurloe. death of Cromwell. Whalley and Goffe, two of the late King's judges, visit Cambridge. fragment of Goffe's Journal. the General Court appoints a Committee, to Report concerning the due observance of obedience and fidelity unto the authority of England, and our own just privileges. Report of Committee.tempted to remove. Cromwell had been very desirous of drawing off the New Englanders to people Ireland after his successes there, and the inhabitants of New Haven had serious thoughts of removing, but did not carry their design into execution. Jamaica being conquered, Cromwell renewed his invitation to the colony of the Massachusetts to remove and to go and people that island, and it appears by Mr. Leverett's letters and a letter from the General Court to Cromwell, that he had it much at hear
29 July 1697, being then 17 years old. Samuel the f. grad. H. C. 1653, and was Fellow. He was a physician in Boston, Representative of Andover, 1670, removed to Jamaica, and d. 1685. 3. Simon, s. of Simon (1), m. his cousin Lucy, dau. of Rev. John Woodbridge of Newbury, and had Simon; John, b. 1677; Lucy, b. 1680, m. Hon. Jonasted by Oliver Cromwell as a confidential agent, and was selected by him to assist in executing his favorite project of transplanting a colony from New England to Jamaica. He visited England twice, partly at least on public service. On his last return to this country, the two regicides, Goffe and Whalley, were his fellow passengeas Representative and Assistant, and commanded the Middlesex militia many years. 2. Joseph, son of Rev. Joseph of Biddeford, who was son of John, a merchant at Jamaica, who was son of Rev. Samuel of Boston, Vice President of Harvard College, who was son of Major Simon (1), was born at Biddeford 29 Dec. 1738, grad. H. C. 1765, T
had, in Boston, Elizabeth, b. 29 Jan. 1663-4, d. young; Annice or Ann, b. 17 Nov. 1665, d. young; Mercy, b. 20 Nov. 1667, m. Dr. James Oliver of Camb., and d. 29 Mar. 1710. Dr. Bradstreet's w. Mercy d. 6 Sept. 1669, and he m. Martha, and had Ann, b. 3 Sept. 1670; John; Simon, b. 1680, elected John Leverett. Esq., as his guardian, 29 July 1697, being then 17 years old. Samuel the f. grad. H. C. 1653, and was Fellow. He was a physician in Boston, Representative of Andover, 1670, removed to Jamaica, and d. 1685. 3. Simon, s. of Simon (1), m. his cousin Lucy, dau. of Rev. John Woodbridge of Newbury, and had Simon; John, b. 1677; Lucy, b. 1680, m. Hon. Jonathan Remington of Camb., 5 Sept. 1711, and d. 18 Ap. 1743. John, a. 20, and Lucy, a. 17, chose Samuel Ruggles of Roxbury (whose wife was their aunt), to be their guardian, 9 Sept. 1697. Simon the f. grad. H. C. 1660, preached for a time at Charlestown, was settled at New London, and d. 1683; his wid. Lucy m. Daniel Epes, and d. a
ance martial discipline, and. withal the truths of Christ. He became Major of the Middlesex Regiment in 1676, and was very active in raising and furnishing troops in Philip's War. In 1681 he was appointed Major-general of all the military force of the Colony, and was the last who held that office under the old charter. He was trusted by Oliver Cromwell as a confidential agent, and was selected by him to assist in executing his favorite project of transplanting a colony from New England to Jamaica. He visited England twice, partly at least on public service. On his last return to this country, the two regicides, Goffe and Whalley, were his fellow passengers, and accompanied him to Camb. He was therefore denounced by Randolph as their friend and protector, and as the custodian of their scanty funds. In the troublesome contest which commenced soon afterwards, upon the restoration of Charles II., Major Gookin was among the foremost defenders of the chartered rights of the colonists.
Feb. 1655. Willard, Major Simon, from the County of Kent, came to New England in 1634, and settled here; his residence was at the S. E. corner of Dunster and Winthrop streets; in 1635 he removed to Concord, of which place he was the most prominent citizen during his long life; for about forty years in succession, he served as Representative and Assistant, and commanded the Middlesex militia many years. 2. Joseph, son of Rev. Joseph of Biddeford, who was son of John, a merchant at Jamaica, who was son of Rev. Samuel of Boston, Vice President of Harvard College, who was son of Major Simon (1), was born at Biddeford 29 Dec. 1738, grad. H. C. 1765, Tutor and Fellow, ordained at Beverly 25 Nov. 1772, D. D. 1785. He was inaugurated President of Harvard College, 19 Dec. 1781, rem. his family here 2 Jan. 1782, and continued in office, and a resident of Cambridge, during the remainder of life. He m. Mary Sheaffe of Portsmouth 7 Mar. 1774, and had in Beverly, Sophia, m. Francis Da