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Of Plymouth Plantation

Author: William Bradford; Harvey Wish
Publisher: New York : Capricorn Books, ©1962.
Series: Capricorn giants, CAP217
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Genre/Form: Early works
History
Early works to 1800
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bradford, William, 1590-1657.
Of Plymouth Plantation.
New York, Capricorn Books 1962
(OCoLC)615348261
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Bradford; Harvey Wish
OCLC Number: 1124379
Notes: First ed. published in 1856 under title: History of Plymouth Plantation.
Description: 227 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: Origin of the puritans ; The Scrooby congregation --
The departure for Holland: incidents of the passage --
Life in Amsterdam ; The removal to Leyden under John Robinson and William Brewster ; Arminians and other heretics --
Dissatisfaction in Holland --
Projects for Guina and Virginia colonies ; The Virginia company --
Emigration efforts of Thomas Weston, John Carver, and Robert Cushman ; Pilgrim Contract of 1620 ; Cushman's defense of his contract policies --
The Exodus of Holland --
Preparations at Plymouth (England) and London --
The Mayflower voyage --
The Cape Cod arrival ; Encounter with the Indians --
1620 : The Mayflower compact ; Election of Governor John Carver ; Samoset, Squanto, and Chief Massasoyt ; The Peace treaty --
1621 : Carver's death and the election of Governor Bradford; Squanto and the Indians ; The First harvest ; The Narragansett challenge ; Bradford versus Christmas Day observance --
1622 : Squanto's intrigues ; The second harvest --
1623 : Weston's colony; Experiment in primitive communism ; Arrival of the Anne --
1624 : Factionalism in Plymouth ; Dividing the land ; The Strange case of the Reverend John Lyford --
1625 : The Oldam mutiny case ; New revelations concerning Lyford and his downfall --
1626 : Death of John Robinson ; Trading and planting replaces the fishing business --
1627 : The Great land distribution ; The Ship for Virginia ; Bradford's guarantee of Plymouth's debts --
1628 Allerton's mission ; The Merrymount Maypole affair --
1629 : Allerton negotiations in England --
1630 : Execution of John Billington --
1631 : James Shirley's reports from England ; The Case of Sir Christopher Gardener --
1632 : Shirley and Allerton ; Roger Williams, Rebel at Plymouth --
1634 : The Murder of Hocking ; Smallpox among the Indians --
1636 : The Pequot war --
1637 : Gov. John Winthrop and the Peqout war --
1638 : The Arthur Peach gang ; The Earthquake of 1638 --
1639 and 1640 : Land division controversies ; Bradford surrenders his lands ; Shirley and the Plymouth accounts --
1642 : Plymouth crime wave ; Crimes, sins, and heresies in New England --
1643 : Life and death of William Brewster ; Pilgrim longevity and health ; Narragansett conspiracy and the New England defensive federation --
1644 : Proposal to move the colony ; Indian attacks ; Treaty with the Narragasetts --
1645 : The Narragansett-Mohegan war --
1646 : Rioting in the harbor.
Series Title: Capricorn giants, CAP217
Other Titles: History of Plymouth Plantation
Responsibility: Selected and edited, with an introduction, by Harvey Wish.

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