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The Pilgrim reader; the story of the Pilgrims as told by themselves & their contemporaries, friendly & unfriendly.

Author: George F Willison
Publisher: Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, 1953.
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Willison, George F. (George Findlay), 1896-1972.
Pilgrim reader.
Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, 1953
(OCoLC)576732553
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George F Willison
OCLC Number: 1386184
Description: xvii, 585 pages maps (on lining paper) 22 cm
Contents: I. In England --
Beginnings --
The Lord's free people --
The Scrooby Congregation --
William Brewster --
Young William Bradford --
A special stay --
The Scrooby pastor: Richard Clyfton --
Flight --
Escape --
II. In Holland --
Amsterdam --
The ancient brethren --
Exodus --
Leyden --
The Pilgrim press --
John Robinson --
The Green Gate in Bell Alley --
Crosses and sorrows --
III. The Virginia business --
A damp in the business --
Robert Cushman and John Carver --
Instances of inducement --
The Seven Articles --
The Blackwell disaster --
The hunt for "Mr. B." --
The Wincob patent --
IV. Weston's company --
Thomas Weston and his merchant adventurers --
Articles of agreement --
Quirimonies and complaints --
Jangles among the agents --
Prayers, tears, fasting, and feasting --
Sad and mournful parting --
V. Speedwell --
Quarrels with Weston --
Robinson's advice --
Leaky as a sieve --
VI. A weighty voyage --
The Mayflower Company --
More troubles --
Landfall --
Whither bound? --
Mutiny on the Mayflower --
The Mayflower Compact --
VII. Discoveries --
The first discovery --
Return to Cornhill --
"Men, Indeans!" --
Thievish harbor --
VIII. Hard and difficult beginnings --
Their randevous --
Laying out New Plimoth --
New discomforts --
The general sickness --
Pattern of mortality --
IX. Welcome! --
Military orders --
Samoset --
Massasoit, the big chief --
Last sight of the Mayflower --
The king at home --
Adventures on Cape Cod X. Special providences and thanksgiving --
Squanto --
New life --
William Bradford, governor --
First marriage --
Skins of the modest women of the Massachusetts --
Harvest --
Thanksgiving --
XI. Fortune --
Fortune --
News from Leyden --
Complaints from London --
Dangers of self-love --
Bradford's defense of his brethren --
Winslow's useful advice --
Pirates --
XII. Cold comfort --
The pale --
First Christmas ashore --
Squanto plays his own game --
Massasoit scowls --
Bad news from the eastward --
Aid beyond expectation --
The fort --
Plymouth's second harvest --
A pirate as providence --
John Pory --
Plymouth in 1622 --
XIII. Intruders --
Weston's desertion --
Beware! Beware! --
An unwelcome rival --
Loss of Squanto --
Havoc at Wessagusset --
The Pilgrims urge caution --
XIV. Massacre at Wessagusset --
Standish at Manomet --
Winslow: Medicine man --
Corbitant and the seventh commandment --
Hobomok's story --
Snares and traps --
Massacre --
Concerning those poor Indians --
XV. Gaunt hunger --
Weston again --
New land dispensation --
All victuals spent --
Further crosses and frustrations --
Rain-making --
XVI. Anne and little James --
New members --
Daunted and dismayed --
News from London --
John Oldham's particular company --
Sir Ferdinando's devious hand --
Winslow to England --
Plenty and to spare --
XVII. Sixes and sevens --
Shipwreck --
Despair at Leyden --
Troubles in London --
Religious and other complaints --
More losses and crosses --
An acre of ground --
XVIII. Plymouth's first pastor --
As if made all of love --
Private meetings and whisperings --
Tumults --
Judgment Day --
Second fall from grace --
Hand of God --
Thumps and reconciliation --
XIX. Heavy tidings --
Demands from the adventurers --
Friendly letters from Leyden --
Losses, and pirates again --
Standish to London --
John Robinson dies --
Cushman's death XX. Wampum --
Joint trading ventures --
Composition with the adventurers --
First land dividend --
Distribution by lot --
The undertakers --
Aptucxet and the Dutch --
Wampum --
Plymouth in 1627: a Dutch view --
XXI. A double blessing --
Allerton's private trade --
More saints from Leyden --
Salem --
Plymouth's first settled pastor --
The last of the Pilgrims --
Deacon Fuller: Salver of bodies and souls --
The Pilgrim saddle on the bay horse --
XXII. Merry mount --
Dancing and frisking together --
Thomas Morton --
Trade in firearms --
Battle of Merry Mount: Pilgrims' version --
This outrageous riot: Morton's version --
To his old nest again --
Another portrait of Deacon-Doctor FUller --
To the Bilboes --
New English Canaan --
XXIII. Allerton; First Yankee trader --
Patent business --
A Pilgrim father hanged --
Mr. Allerton's singular way --
Disastrous bargain in salt --
A very profane young man --
Winslow to London --
Timothy Hatherly --
Friendship and White Angel --
Allerton's accounts --
Base fellows --
Josiah Winslow: Accountant --
Robbert at Pentagoet --
White Angel again --
Oh, that man! --
Exile --
XXIV. Pushed around --
Perils of prosperity --
Smallpox epidemic --
Opening up Connecticut --
Killing on the Kennebec --
John Alden jailed --
Repent, you cruel Separatists, repent! --
Petition to the commission --
Arrest of Winslow --
Loss of Pentagoet --
Hurricane --
Ousted from Connecticut --
Pequot War --
XXV. Church affairs --
Roger Williams --
"Prophecying" --
Strange opinions and stranger practice --
Mr. Norton --
Teacher John Reyner --
Monsters and witches --
A pestilent seducer: Samuel Gorton --
The "Larned Mr. Channcy" --
Able gospel-preachers --
XXVI. End of a tedious business --
New complaints from abroad, confusion at home --
More rumblings, shakings, and signs of God --
Inflation --
Invitation to London declined --
Break in the stock market --
Sherley's compromise proposal --
Ghost of the White Angel laid at last XXVII. Moral matters --
Sin and Satan's envy --
Inquiries from Boston --
Mosaic law --
A very sad spectacle --
Doubts about New Canaan --
Death of Brewster --
Not by bread alone --
Another ghost appears --
XXVIII. Union an dispersion --
United colonies of New England --
Ruling Elder Thomas Cushman --
Left like an ancient widow --
Saved by pirates again --
Halleluiah! --
XXIX. Departure and death of the old standards --
Toleration scuttled --
Winslow's last mission to London --
Another breach: Teacher Reyner resigns --
Sheep without shepherds --
Winslow's death --
Standish dies --
Death of Bradford --
Intimations of immortality --
Afterword --
Appendix: The Pilgrim Company.

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