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by the insurgent people; and his successor was Andros himself, fresh from im- 1692 prisonment in Maexported to other plantations. To the care of Andros the historical inquirer owes the preservation and resembled that of Virginia. Nicholson and Andros were governors in each. Like Virginia, Maryla England, under the consolidated government of Andros. At the revolution, therefore, the sovereignt, describing their acquiescence in the rule of Andros as an involuntary submission to an arbitrary pript, ed. 1828 p. 310, and 205 the dominion of Andros, had sprung spontaneously from the people. Am. In the last year of the administration of Andros, who, as the servant of arbitrary power, had n-law Usher, of Boston, formerly an adherent of Andros, and a great speculator in lands, was appointe and Stoughton, the chief judge, a partisan of Andros, had been rejected by the people of Massachusement of a general government as in the days of Andros. This country would never be worth living in,[3 more...]
this expedition, Hertel met the war party, under Portneuf, from Quebec, and, with them and a reenforcement from Castin, made a successful attack on the fort and settlement in Casco Bay. May. Meantime, danger taught the colonies the necessity of union, and, on the first day of May, 1690, New York beheld the momentous example of an American congress. The idea originated with the government of Massachusetts, established by the people in the period that intervened between the overthrow of Andros and the arrival of the second charter; and the place of meeting was New York, where, likewise, the government had sprung directly from the action of the people. Thus, without exciting suspicion, were the forms of independence and union prepared. The invitations were given by letters from the general court of Massachusetts, and extended to all the colonies as far, at least, as Maryland. Massachusetts, the parent of so many states, is certainly the parent of the American Union. At that cong
ate estates, their law was annulled in England, and the English law, favoring the eldest born, was declared to be in force among them. Republican equality seemed Chap XXIII} endangered; but, in the short conflict between the European system and the American system, the new legislation triumphed; and the king receded from the vain project of enforcing English rules of descent on the husbandmen — of New England. At New York, the people and the governor are in collision. Cosby, imitating Andros in Massachusetts, insists on new surveys of lands and new grants, in lieu of the old. To the objection of acting against law he answers, Do you think I mind that? I have a great interest in England. The house of assembly, chosen under royalist influences, and continued from year to year, offered no resistance. The right of the electors was impaired, for the period of the assembly was unlimited. The courts of law were not so pliable; and Cosby, displacing the chief justice, himself appoin
70; II. 186, 234. Accomacs, III. 239. Aguesseau, III. 357. Aix la Chapelle, congress of, III. 466. Alabama entered by Soto, I. 48. By the French, II. 200, 348, 352, 365. Albany founded, II. 273. Alexander's, Sir William, patent, I. 332. Algonquins war with the Dutch, II. 288. Visited by Jesuits, III. 128. Language, 237. Allouez, Father, III. 149. Amidas, his voyage, I. 92. Anabaptism in Massachusetts, I. 449. Anabaptists popular reformers, II. 460. Andros, Edmund, II. 405. Lands at Boston, 427. In Virginia, III. 25. Anglo-American. See Colonies. Annapolis, Maryland, III. 31. Anne, Queen, war of; III. 206. Gives audience to five sachems, 219. Anson's expedition, II. 439. Antinornian controversy, I. 386. Archdale, John, III. 16. Argall, I. 146, 148, 151, 152. Arkansas entered by Soto, I. 52. By the Jesuits, III. 160. Artaguette, III. 366. Assiento, the, III. 231. Benefit of it given to the South Sea company, 401.
85. Paper money system, 386. Monopoly of trees for masts, 390. Slaves in, 415 Tend to independence, 464. Colonies, European, system of, I. 212 &c.; II. 42; III. 113, &c. Colonies, New England. See New England. Columbus, I. 6. Congress of Indians, III. 154. Congress, first American, II. 183. Connecticut colonized, I. 396. Its con stitution, 402. First charter, II. 54. Life in, 57. Uninterrupted peace, 60. Hartford and New Haven united, 83. Dutch settlement in, 283. Andros in, 406. Its charter hidden, 432. Under William and Mary, III. 66. Law of inheritance, 392. Copley, Lionel, III. 31. Coramines, or Corees, III. 239. Cotton cultivated, I. 179. Manufactures of, 416. Cotton, John, sketch of, 363. Credit, bills of, II. 183, 209, 387. Cromwell, Oliver, his commercial policy, I. 217. Favors New England, 446. Sincerity, II. 11. Character, 20. Cromwell, Richard, II. 27. Crozat, Anthony, III. 347. Culpepper, John, his insurrection,
ter, 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 charter, 123. Its charter abrogated, 127. Andros arrives, 427. Episcopal service, 428. Arbitrary taxation, 429. Solicits the restoration of its charter, II. 78. Territory enlarged, 81. Plans the conquest of Acadia, 217. Is refused a synod, 391 Withholds a fixed salary from the royal governor, 391. Recovers impressed seamen, 465. Massasoit, I. 317. Masts, II. 89; III. 106, 391. Mather, Cotton, III. 71. Champion of witchcraft, 76. Wonders of the invisible world, 95, 98. Mather, Increase, II. 434; III. 71, 83, 89, 375.
ntroduced, 317. Its laws, 319. West New Jersey bought by Quakers, 357. Treaty with the Indians, 359. Dispute with the duke of York, 360. Its prosperity, 362. Andros in East New Jersey, 410. Scotch emigrants, 411. Under Andros, in. 46. Under Lord Cornbury, 48,50, 63. New Netherlands discovered by Hudson, II. 264. DescriAndros, in. 46. Under Lord Cornbury, 48,50, 63. New Netherlands discovered by Hudson, II. 264. Description of, 266, 269. Colonized, 274. Its charter, 279. Indian wars, 288. Truce made by R. Williams, 291. Strife with New England, 295.. Conquers New Sweden, 296. Tolerant, 300. Slavery introduced, 303. Struggle of the people for power, 304 Under Stuyvesant, 106 Dispute with Baltimore's agent, 308 With New, England, 310. Con, De Vries's colony, II. 281. Swedes and Finns in, 286. Conquest by the Dutch, 296. Subject to the city of Amsterdam, 298. New York. (See New Netherlands.) Andros in, III. 405. Free trade, 415. Charter of liberties, 416. Dread of Popery, III. 50. Protestants under Leisler, 51. Ingoldsby arrives, 53. Fletcher's adminis