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d, was claimed as a part of the royal prerogative, and conferred 1692 on the governor of New York. The legislature resisted, and referred the question to the people, who resolved on a petition to the king, by the hands of Fitz John 1693 Sept. Winthrop. To give the command of the militia, it was said, to the governor of another colony, is, in effect, to put our persons, interests, and liberties entirely into his power: by our charter, the governor and company themselves have a commission of cis government in New York. In England, the king, in council, decided, on the 1694. April 19. advice of Ward and Treves, that the ordinary power of the militia in Connecticut, and in Rhode Island, belonged to their respective governments; and Winthrop, returning from his agency to a joyful welcome, was soon elected governor of a colony of which he had asserted the freedom. The decisions which established the rights of Connecticut included those of Rhode Island. The assaults of the royalis
s that an army of Iroquois and English was busy in constructing canoes on Lake George; and immediately Frontenac himself placed the hatchet in the hands of his allies, and, with the tomahawk in his own grasp, old as he was, chanted the war-song, and danced the war-dance On the twenty-ninth of August, it was said that an army had reached Lake Champlain; but, on the second of September, the spies could observe no trail. The projected attack by land was defeated by divisions,—Leisler charging Winthrop of Connecticut with treachery, and the forces from Connecticut blaming Milborne, the commissary of New York, for the insufficiency of the supplies. But, just as Frontenac, in the full pride of security, Oct. 10. was preparing to return to Quebec, he heard that an Abenaki, hurrying through the woods in twelve says Chap. XXI.} from Piscataqua, had announced the approach of a hostile fleet from Boston. The little colony of Massa- 1690. chusetts had sent forth a fleet of thirty-four sai
people asserted, 264. After the restoration, II. 234. Baltimore's mild sway, 236. Baconists obtain influence, 241. Effect of the revolution of 1688, III. 30. Protestant association, 30. Produce and manufactures, 33. Restlessness, 395. Mascoutins, III. 242. Mason obtains a patent, I. 328. Massachusetts. The company purchase lands, I. 340. Obtain a patent, 342 Emigration under Higginson, 347. Religious independence, 348. The conclusions, 351. Transfer of the charter, 352. Winthrop's emigration, 354. First autumn and winter, 357. Government organized, 359. Governor visits Plymouth, 362. Enemies in England, 405. A quo warranto, 409. Threatens to declare itself independent, 413. Favored by the Long Parliament, 416. Inclines to toleration, 432. A synod, 443. Free schools, 459. Not in favor with Charles II., II. 71. Refuses to yield, 76. Royal commissioners in, 85. Prospers by neglect, 91. Purchases Maine, 113. Its liberties in danger, 121. Defends its cha