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Plymouth plantation : selections from the narratives of William Bradford and Edward Winslow

Author: William Bradford; Edward Winslow; Thomas Philbrick
Publisher: [Chicago] : Lakeside Press/R.R. Donnelley & Sons Co., 2009.
Series: Lakeside classics.
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Genre/Form: Early works to 1800
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Bradford, William, 1590-1657.
Plymouth plantation.
[Chicago] : Lakeside Press/R.R. Donnelley & Sons Co., 2009
(OCoLC)754664216
Named Person: William Bradford; Edward Winslow
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Bradford; Edward Winslow; Thomas Philbrick
OCLC Number: 489091277
Notes: "December 2009."
Description: lviii, 308 p. : ill. (some col.), col.maps ; 18 cm.
Contents: Historical gazetteer --
Historical introduction --
Religious dissenters are driven from England by persecution --
Their troubled and difficult departure into Holland in 1608 --
Their settling in Holland, and their manner of living there --
Why the Pilgrims left Holland --
Preparations for the difficult voyage --
Arrangements for the colony --
The departure from Leyden and preparations at Southampton --
The Speedwell proves unseaworthy and is left behind --
The voyage of the Mayflower and arrival at Cape Cod --
The landing and the Mayflower Compact --
Exploration and the first discovery --
The second discovery --
Choosing a likely location for settlement --
The third discovery --
Building a plantation --
The settlers and sailors suffer disease and death --
The arrival of Samoset and Squanto ; peace treaty with Massasoit --
The Mayflower departs as the settlers begin spring planting --
A journey to Pokanoket --
Voyage to the kingdom of Nauset to seek a lost boy --
A journey to Nemasket in defense of the Great King, Massasoit --
A relation of our voyage to the Massachusetts --
Fall brings the first harvest and the arrival of new settlers --
A letter sent to England by Winslow --
Hostile Indians threaten the colony --
A voyage to the Massachusetts to trade --
Suspicions about Squanto ; the Sparrow arrives with no provisions --
The harvest being insufficient, the colonists buy corn from the Indians --
Word is sent to Plymouth that Massasoit is dying --
Troubles with settlers ; Indians conspire to attack --
Individual planting begins --
Appendix : Passengers on the Mayflower.
Series Title: Lakeside classics.
Responsibility: edited by Thomas Philbrick.

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