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The story of the "Old Colony" of New Plymouth, 1620-1692.

Author: Samuel Eliot Morison
Publisher: New York, Knopf, 1956.
Series: Borzoi book
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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History of the colony up to when it became a part of Massachusetts.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Morison, Samuel Eliot, 1887-1976.
Story of the "Old Colony" of New Plymouth, 1620-1692.
New York, Knopf, 1956
(OCoLC)651933005
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Samuel Eliot Morison
OCLC Number: 236548
Description: 296 pages illustrations 22 cm.
Contents: How it all started --
Why they chose America --
Great preparations --
The Mayflower and her crew --
The sixty-six day voyage --
Landings and explorations --
Privation and pestilence --
Indian allies --
The first thanksgiving --
Struggling along --
Fools and frolics --
The transition period, 1625-1630 --
Fishing and fur-trading --
Prosperity and expansion --
The government of New Plymouth --
Local government and laws --
Houses and clothing --
Manners and customs --
Farming, trade, and business --
Pequots and Narragansetts --
The passing of the elder statesmen --
Expansion after 1660 --
Indian problems --
Philip of Pokanoket --
King Philip's War (1) --
King Philip's War (2) --
Last years of the Old Colony.
Series Title: Borzoi book
Responsibility: Illustrated by Charles H. Overly.

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History of the colony up to when it became a part of Massachusetts.

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