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" ... way as before. And so assigned to every family a parcell of land, according to the proportion of their number for that end, only for present use (but made no devission for inheritance), and ranged all boys and youth under some familie. This had very... "
The World's Work - Page 7775
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Chronicles of the Pilgrim Fathers

Alexander Young - History - 2005 - 372 pages
...before; and so they ranged all their youth under some family, and set upon such, a course, which had good success, for it made all hands very industrious, so as much corn was planted. This course being settled, by that time all their corn was planted, all their victuals...
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Children in Colonial America

James Alan Marten - History - 2007 - 253 pages
...Searching for a solution, Plymouth's leaders decided to assign every family a parcel of land for planting. This "had very good success, for it made all hands very industrious." The long-suffering women of Plymouth "now went willingly into the field, and took their little ones...
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The Mayflower Papers: Selected Writings of Colonial New England

William Bradford, Mary White Rowlandson, Benjamin Church - History - 2007 - 312 pages
...present use (but made no division for inheritance), and ranged all boys and youth under some family. This had very good success; for it made all hands very industrious, so as much more corn was planted than otherwise would have been by any means the Governor or any other could use, and...
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Birth of the Republic: The Origin of the United States

...that regard trust to themselves. And so [the Governor] assigned to every family a parcell of land. This had very good success; for it made all hands...very industrious, so as much more corne was planted than other waise would have bene by any means ye Govr or any other could use, and saved him a great...
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