The Eel Catcher’S Travels: Robert Seeley 1602–1667

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Xlibris Corporation, Oct 23, 2012 - Biography & Autobiography - 110 pages
THE EEL CATCHERS TRAVELS by Carol Seeley Scott
 

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Contents

Authors Note
7
English Seeley Family 1500s1600s
9
Prologue
11
The Young Eel Catcher
13
The Big City at Last
20
Puritans and Leatherworkers
23
A New Life Begins
27
The Winthrop Fleet of 1630
33
Return to England
62
A Long Winter Visit
69
Tales of England
75
Captain of Militia
81
Long Island Landowner
86
A Fateful Visit
90
Good News Bad News
95
A Different Lifestyle
98

The Eel Catchers First Voyage
38
The First Settlement
42
A Traumatic Move
50
Indians Cant Be Trusted
54
The Happiest Years
57
Requiescat in Pace
102
In Conclusion
105
Epilogue
107
Bibliography
109
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About the author (2012)

Carol Seeley Scott is an eleventh-generation descendant of Robert Seeley. She graduated from Duke University and has advanced degrees from the University of North Carolina and Winthrop University. Most of her professional years as a librarian were spent in a high school, and now, retired, she is the librarian of her retirement community. Married for almost fifty-five years to H. A. Scott Jr., she has fi ve children, nine grandchildren, and two great-grands. She enjoys family, travel, writing, and research.

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