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Historic leaves, volume 6, April, 1907 - January, 1908, The first Governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. (search)
nd, and gives him no further title. In 1629 Endicott sent Ralph Sprague and a small company overland to Charlestown, where they formed a settlement, but they were no more the Massachusetts Bay Colony, or any part of it, at that time than was Thomas Walford, the only white man whom they found in that peninsula. Walford was called a blacksmith, but what he could find to do at his calling among Indians it would not be easy to tell, unless it was the delightful occupation of Taking tomahawks and sWalford was called a blacksmith, but what he could find to do at his calling among Indians it would not be easy to tell, unless it was the delightful occupation of Taking tomahawks and scalping knives for the savages. Winthrop, as governor, came over in 1630, with a company of about fifteen hundred persons, to Charlestown; and the Massachusetts Bay Colony commenced its existence in that part of the town which is now in Somerville. Cradock remained at home, but had possessions here, and the Cradock house at Medford was purchased some years ago by General Samuel C. Lawrence, for the laudable purpose of saving it from demolition, or perhaps from what might have been a worse f
United States, 41. United States of North America, 82. Unitarian Hall. 73, 76. Unitarian Society. 39. Upper Basin, The, 33. Van De Sande, George, 18. Vestals, 81. Vinal, Alfred E., 7. Vinal, Edward E., 7, 41. Vinal, Elizabeth, 7. Vinal, Emeline, 7. Vinal, John W., 7, 41. Vinal. Lucy, 7. Vinal, Lydia, 7. Vinal, Margaret, 7. Vinal, Martha, 7. Vinal, Quincy A., 7, 40, 78. Vinal, Robert, 52, 55. Vinal, Deacon, Robert, 7, 32, 33. 40. Vinal, Robert A., 7, 41. Walford, Thomas, 79. Walnut Street, 7, 32. Wrapping, Eng., 31. Ware, John S., 5. Warren Bridge, 12. Warren, General, 44, 45, 70. Warrington Junction, 23. Warrington, Va., 21. Waters, Elizabeth A., 75. Waters, Sarah, 49. Watertown, Mass., 52. Waterville, Va., 20. Washington, D. C., 18, 19. Washington Street, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 14, 26, 33, 37, 39, 40, 52. Washington Street Bridge, 33. Webster Avenue, 6, 14, 33, 37, 40. Welch, Abraham, 13. Wellington Bridge, 74. Wellington-Wild