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swell, Sir John Young, Thomas Southcoat, John Humphrey, John Endicott, and Simon Whetcomb, a belt of land extending three milited religious zeal with a capacity for vigorous action. Endicott—who, ever since the Lord in mercy had revealed himself unad tried only to fail. Before the news reached London of Endicott's safe arrival, the number of adventurers was much enlarg of Clare Hall, Cambridge, from whose faithful preachings Endicott formerly received much good; a friend to the utmost equalth. If any of the salvages—such were the instructions to Endicott, uniformly followed under the succeeding changes of govera title to much land there by a grant from Robert Gorges, Endicott with all speed sent a large party, accompanied by a minisof the plantation; they had been specially recommended to Endicott by the corporation in England; and one of them, an experis marvelled at the precipitate choice; and by a letter to Endicott, they desired the church to forbear. The warning was hee
ed by all parties with benevolent curiosity; nor was there any inducement to oppress the few sufferers, whom the hardships of their condition were so fast wasting away. The adventurers were encouraged by a proclamation, Hazard, i. 311, 312. 1630 Nov. 24. which, with a view to their safety, prohibited the sale of fire-arms to the savages. The stern discipline exercised by the government at Salem, produced an early harvest of enemies: resentment long rankled in the minds of some, whom Endicott had perhaps too passionately punished; and when they returned to England, Mason and Gorges, the rivals of the Massachusetts company, willingly echoed their vindictive complaints. A petition even reached King Charles, complaining of distraction and disorder in the plantations; but the issue was unexpected. Massachusetts was ably defended by Saltonstall, Humphrey, and Cradock, its friends in England; and the committee of the privy council reported in favor of the adventurers, who were order