The English in America: The Puritan Colonies, Volume 1

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Longmans, Green, 1887 - New England
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Contents

THE PLYMOUTH P1LGRlMS
14
Voyages to New England
20
John Smith explores New England
26
Opposition in Parliament
33
The Scrooby Church
39
The Puritans in Holland
45
Doubts about the site for a colony
48
Patent from the Virginia Company
56
Roger Williams mediates with the Narragansetts
223
Attack on the Mystic fort 281
235
Roger Williams and his associates
241
Constitution of the colony
248
Colonization of Newhaven
254
A constitution formed
259
Necessary changes in the constitution 254
265
Settlement on the Piscataqua
272

Arrival at Cape Cod
64
Dealings with the savages
70
Grant of allotments
77
Further division of land
83
Extension of the colony
90
The new patent
96
Wollastons settlement
103
THE SETTLEMENT OF MASSACHUSETTS
109
Purposes of the founders
115
Proceedings of the Company
121
Ecclesiastical settlement
127
His Model of Christian Charity
133
Change in the constitution
139
Dudley chosen Governor
145
CHAPTER IV
151
He is for a while at Plymouth
156
Dangerous attitude of Williams
162
Henry Vane and Massachusetts
169
The colony divided into two religious parties
175
Punishment of the heretics
181
Scheme for an autocratic order
189
Lauds hostility
195
Dutch fort on the river
202
Dispute with Saltenstall
209
Foundation of Saybrook
210
Negotiations for redress
216
Settlement at Exeter
281
Disturbances in the Church of Exeter
287
THE NEW ENGLAND CONFEDERATION
294
English settlements towards the Hudson
300
First suggestion of confederation
306
The Federal Constitution
313
Resistance by Gorton
319
Attack upon Shawomet
325
Negotiations between De la Tour and the English
331
Constitutional changes in Massachusetts
338
His pamphlet on the veto
344
Conference of the two Chambers
351
Effect of the overthrow of the monarchy in New England
357
Constitution of the colony
363
Further dispute about Richardson 870
370
Further proceedings against the petitioners
377
Boundary dispute between Connecticut and Massachusetts
384
Disputes with the Dutch
391
English encroachment on the Delaware
398
Rigby buys the Plough Patent
405
Disunion among the Narragansett plantations
412
Unsuccessful attempt at annexation by Massachusetts
414
Coddingtons grant of Aquednek and Conanicut
420
Arrest of William liarris
426
INDEX
435

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