Signers of the Mayflower Compact, Volume 1

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Reprinted from the Mail and express, 1896 - Massachusetts
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Page 21 - He was mentioned by a contemporary as "grave Richard Warren, a man of integrity, justice and uprightness, of piety and serious religion ;" and also "as a useful instrument during the short time he lived, bearing a deep share in the difficulties and troubles of the plantation.
Page 6 - February ye 20, 1703-4, aged 79 years. He lived long, but still was doing good, And in his country's service lost much blood. After a life well spent he's now at rest— • Hia very name and memory is blest.
Page 14 - And all his sturdy men-at-arms were ranged about the board. He poured the fiery Hollands In, — the man that never feared, — He took a long and solemn draught, and wiped his yellow beard ; And one by one the musketeers — the men that fought and prayed — All drank as 't were their mother's milk, and not a man afraid.
Page 1 - In ye name of God, Amen. We whose names are underwritten, the loyall subjects of our dread soveraigne Lord, King James, by ye grace of God, of Great Britaine, France, and Ireland king, defender of...
Page 18 - Governor of Massachusetts and Mr. Wilson to speak to it, which they did. When this was ended, the deacon, Mr. Fuller, put the congregation in mind of their duty of contribution; whereupon the Governor and all the rest went down to the deacon's seat, and put into the box, and then returned.
Page 10 - The Treasurer and Company of Adventurers and Planters of the city of London, for the first colony of Virginia.
Page 1 - God, and one of another, covenant and combine our selves togeather into a civill body politick, for our better ordering and preservation and furtherance of...
Page 16 - was hired for a cooper, at Southampton, where the ship victualled; and being a hopeful .young man, was much desired, but left to his own liking to go or stay when he came here [to Plymouth, that is]; but he stayed and married here.
Page 20 - In reference unto the request of the King's commissioners in behalf of Lieut. Peregrine White, desiring that the Court would accommodate him with a portion of land, in respect that he was the first of the English that was born in these parts...
Page 6 - I commend to youer wisdome some small bookes written by my owne hand to be improved as you shall see meet. In special! I commend to you a little booke with a blacke cover, wherein there is a word to Plymouth, a word to Boston, and a word to New England, with sundry useful verses.

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