The Mayflower Murderer and Other Forgotten Firsts in American History

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Morrow, Jan 1, 1993 - History - 272 pages
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In 1620, Peter Billington boarded the Mayflower determined to find a new life in the New World. Ten years later, the belligerent Billington earned the distinction of being America's first convicted murderer. The author presents readers with many entertaining, missing pieces of the American history puzzle. Photos and illustrations.

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Stevens writes about U.S. history for several journals and suburban newspapers. Here he offers biographies of 25 of America's little-known "trailblazers.'' Included are the first U.S. counterfeiter ... Read full review

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Tom Molyneux
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Emma Hart Willard
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Frances Whitchers Poison Pen
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