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TRACTS, &c. FORMING PARTS Saltonstall, leverett. 233.
OF THE PRECEDING PAPERS. Saltonstall, richard. 27. Sanford, john. 11. 43. 44. 93.
A. Savage, james 38. 177. 192. 242. 248.
Adams, eliphalet. iv. 175. Savage, thomas. 108.
Adams, john. viii. 291. 309. 311.
313. 314. Schermerhorn, john. 214. Seaver, benjamin. 277.
Allen, james. ii. 148.
Allerton, isaac. ix. 54.
Ames, fisher. viii. 316. 317. 318.
320. 322. 323. Smith, john. 17. Spencer, elihu. 162.
Annesly, s. ii. 98.
Ascham. viii. 220.
Barnard, edward. iv. 141. 144. 145. Sumner, joseph. 251.
Barton, r. vi. 511.
Benedict. viii. 111.
Bradford, william. vii. (Prince's An.
Buckminster, joseph-s. i. 255.
Clap, capt. vii. (Prince's An. 91.) Turell, ebenezer. 116.
Clavigero. ix. 227. Turner, charles. 216.
Cotton, john. v. 209. vii. (Prince's
An. 80. Tyng, dudley-atkins. 200.
Crowe. jii. 195.
Cushman, robert. ix. 64.
Davy, humphrey. ix. 141. 66. 87. 89. 91. 95. 109. 111. 130. Du Ponceau, peter-s. ix. 226. 232. 133. 144. 158. 173. 250. 292.
Dyer. iii. 191. iv. 257.
Watts, isaac. 182.
Rogers, ezekiel. vi. 541. Hawley, gideon. iii. 16.
Rogers, nathaniel. vi. 552. Heckewelder, John. ix. 225. 232. Rous, william. viii. 240.
239. Hill. i. 201.
Shearman, abraham. iii. 18.
Smith, john. i. (20.)
Standish, miles. vii. 139.
vi. 606. Kirkland, john-t. viii. 279. x. 168.
T. Knox, henry. viii. 308.
Thaxter, joseph. iii. 71.
Thomas, joshua. i. 259.
Tudor, william. viii. 287. 289. 296.
Wallcut, thomas. i. 17.
Walley, john. ii. 148.
Warren, john-c. i. 247.
Washington, george. viii. 193. 307. Machin, thomas. viii. 195.
Wheelwright, john. vi. 366. 367. Martyr, peter. i. (24.).
Whitbourne, richard. viii. 225. Mather, cotton. i. 203. 206. vii. Whitfield, henry. vi. 655. 130.
Willard, joseph. iii. 98. 101. Maxwell, john. viii. 241.
Williams, roger. ix. 191. Mayhew, matthew. iii. 67.
Willis, comfort. vii. 157. Molina. ix. 229. 232.
Winthrop, john. i. 169. v. 126. 150. Mills. ii. 22.
vi. 454. vii. (Prince's An 27.) Morrice, william. vi. 561.
Wood, anthony. i. 164.
0. Oldmixon. i. (30.) Oliver, peter. iii. 288.
Bradford, alden. iii. 164.
327. 270. v. and vi. with j. mackean. vii. 130. viii. 265. 267–
276. Mac-kean, joseph. i. 8—13. 194. 249.
ii. 128. 133. 137. 186. 190. 277. iv. 65. 297. v. Prefatory notice.
vii. 189. Savage, james, ii. 51–96. iii. 123–
161. 225, 255. iv. 1-51. 64. 104. 111. vii. 1-58. 75. 82. 125. 136. 189. viii. 1-39. 46-112. 116. 192. 199. 227. 326. 327. ix. 74-104. 166. 197. 203. X. 6. 181. 188.
594. viii. 52. 55. Robinson, john. ix. 30.
A CHRONOLOGICAL TABLE OF THE MOST REMARKABLE
EVENTS RECORDED IN THE TEN VOLUMES.
Note. The year begins in January.
1492. Christopher Columbus, genoese, Capt. John Smith president of
discovers hispaniola, cuba and virginia. vii. 39. other islands.
1609. June. Sir T. Gates, Sir G. 1497, and other subsequent years. Sommers and Capt. Newport set
John and Sebastian Cabbot, under sail from england with a colony
capt. hudson. [But prince and 1534. J. Quartier, (Cartier,) a floren- dr. holmes place this discovery
tine, sailing under a commission under 1609; and i. 140 places from francis i. of france, discov- the discovery in 1608, and says ers new france and new-found. that its settlement began in 1610, land.
under the states general of the 1590. The colony of virginia, estab- netherlands, who granted it to
lished only a few years before, is their west india company and abandoned. v. 9.
named it new netherlands.] vi. 1602. Bartholomew Gosnold builds 666.
a store-house on cutty hunck, one June. Lord De La Warre, as of the elizabeth islands. He
governour, with sir f. wainman names this island elizabeth; and and others, arrives in virginia. to nomans-land he gives the name viii. 206. martha's vineyard; and to cape 1611. May. Sir T. Dale, with a cod the name it now bears. iii. fleet, arrives in virginia. viii. 207. 80. v. 10.
1614. Capt. John Smith visits and 1603. Captains Gosnold, Salterne and gives its name to new england.
Martin Pring on the coast of new i. 4. 20. v. 13. 214.
england, returns to martha's vine-
1615. Capt. John Smith admiral of 1606. Charters granted by james i. new england. vii. Prince 39.
for two colonies, viginia and new 1616. Nov. (14 James 1.] New Eng. england; including from 340 to land granted to the "council of 410 n. latitude. v. 84.
new england established at ply1606, 1607. Captains Popham and mouth,” consisting of forty per. Rawley Gilbert establish a colony
vi. 617. 618. (This must at the mouth of sagadehock (ken- be intended for 18 james i. nov. nebeck) river: 100 men are land- 3d. Hubbard, however, gives it, ed. v. 13, 36.
more than once, 14 james i.] 1608. New York discovered by hud- The first independent or pu
son. i. 140. [Dr. Holmes places ritan, or brownist church, in engthis voyage of hudson under the land, formed by rev. henry jacob, year 1609; as does prince. vi. 666 who becomes its pastor. i. 166. places it under the year 1610.]
1617. A comet seen by the indians | 1624. Five assistants first chosen in
of massachusetts and an english plymouth colony: one only had ship on the coast. ii. 65.
been, heretofore, annually cho. Pestilence amongst the indians
V. 90. of new england. iii. 90.
Mr. E. Winslow brings the first 1618. The greatest mortality ever horned cattle to plymouth. v. 94.
known amongst the indians of Peuple of dorchester, england, new england. ii. 66.
send persons to plant at cape 1620. Nov. 3. New England grant
v 106. ed by patent of james i. to the 1625. Pestilence [plague] in lon“council of new england estab
don. v. 95. lished at plymouth,' consisting 1628. March 19. Council establishof duke of lenox and others, in ed at plymouth for governing, all forty persons. vi. 617. 618. &c. new england, grants land beSee A. D. 1616. ante.
tween merrimack and charles Nov. 9. The colony, con- river to sir h. roswell and others. sisting of an hundred persons, in- v. 108. vi. 618. tended for hudson's river, then Mr. J. Endicott, " with some within the limits of the virginia store of servants, sent out to patent, is by fraud brought to provide for the colony about to -and,
come to Massachusetts. They Nov. 10, [Prince says 11th] at first fix upon gloucester; but finding their patent from the build salem. ii. 69. v. 109. 114. virginin company was void and “ First planting in new eng; useless, now that they were land- land." i. 123. (Johnson and ing in another territory, they sign some others use the words nero an instrument for mutual govern. england, as exclusive of plyment, and choose mr. john carver mouth colony ; which
was, their governour.
v. 53. 54. vi. strictly speaking, not a new eng666. 667. ix 168.
land colony.] Dec. 25. They erect their 1628 and 9. New hampshire in part
first house at plymouth. v. 57. settled by people from massa1621. Mr. John Carver, governour chusetts. vi. 619.
of plymouth colony. v. 62. 1629. March 4. [4 Charles I.] The 1622, 9, and 1635. Grants made of grant to roswell and others was
new bampshire and maine to sir confirmed by letters patent, f.
gorges and capt. mason. vi. which incorporates them to gov012.
ern, &c. A colony is sent out [19 James I.) March 9. Coun- soon after. vi. 618. cil of plymouth convey land he
March 18. Matthew Crad. tween naumkeag and merrimack, dock sworn in chancery governto be called mariana. yi. . 614. our, and thomas goffe deputy 618.
governour, of the new england Aug. 10. Council of plymouth patentees in england. v. 121. grant to sir f. gorges and capt. 109. mason from merrimack to saga
The company of dehock. vi. 616. 619.
patentees in england appoint mr. Mr. Weston plants weymouth. j. endicott their deputy govern
our or agent to proside over the 1623. Indians of martha's vineyard colony at salem, in subordination
conspire with those of massa- to them. v. 114. 122. 123.
The second court of tirpate the english. iii. 81.
election held in london. Mr. Merchants of plymouth and Craddock and Mr. Goffe are rethe west of england send out a elected governour and deputy mr. tomson to plant at pascata- governour. qua; which place he shortly af- Rev. Messrs. Higginson, Skelter abandons. v. 105. 214.
ton and Bright, with others, ar
rive at naumkeag, which now The charter is brought over by receives the name salem. ii. 70. some of the massachusetts patenv. 112.
tees. Mishawum, now charlestown, Aug. 23. First court of assisttaken possession of as english ants held at charlestown on board property, by direction of mr. en. the arbella. v. 146. ii. 164. dicott, for the new england pa- Sept. 7. Second court of assisttentees. ii. 163. [The charles- ants held at charlestown.
v. 147. town records and dr. holmes Sept. 28. Boston richer than agree in making this date 1628: charlestown in the proportion of but prince places it in june 24, 11 to 7. vii. 1 Prince. 1629. See prince, 1628, 1629,
Isaac Johnson is and 1630, note 90 ; and dr. buried in a part of his lot, now holmes, 1628.]
the chapel burial-ground, boston. Oct. 20. J. Winthrop, and i. (xxx) vii. 1 Prince. J. Humphrey in england appoint- The first capital punishment in ed governour and deputy govern- plymouth colony. vii. 2 Prince. our of massachusetts by the pa
Oct. 19. The first general tentees, & the government of the court held: it gives the assistcolony removed thither.
ants power to make laws and to Mr. Bradford governour of ply
choose officers for their execumouth colony. v. 115.
tion. vii. 3 Prince. Nov. 7. The council of ply
Nov. 9. First court of assistmouth grant land, from merri- ants held
at boston. vii. 6 mack to sagadehock, to capt, ma
Prince. son and his heirs. vi. 619.
Rev. John Wilson removes to Nov. 17. The council of ply- boston. ii. 171. vii. 1 Prince. mouth grant land between merri- Dec. Peace between england mack and sagadehock rivers, to and spain proclaimed.
vii. 16 sir f. gorges and capt. mason. V.
Prince. 225. vi. 616. [Dr. Holmes says
The winter did not set iv before 1630.]
the end of December.
v. 138. 1630. Plymouth receives a second Plymouth colony has in ten
charter; the first for virginia be- years increased from 100 to nearing useless.
Ży 300 souls. i. (viii. xxii.) March 23. Mr. Thomas Dud- 1630 to 1643. 21200 persons come ley chosen, in england, deputy over to massachusetts. i. (viii. governour of massachusetts in the xxii.) ii. 81. place of mr. humphrey. v. 124. 1630 to 1634. General court of mas
April 7. Gov. Winthrop and sachusetts constituted of all the company at yarmouth, on board freemen. x. 23. the arbella, about to sail for new 1631. May 18. First court of elecengland, address the brethren of tion in Massachusetts : j. winthe church of england. v. 126. throp and thomas dudley go
June 12. Gov. J. Winthrop vernour and deputy governour. with a part of his fleet arrives at v. 148. iii. 123, 124. salem. v. 129.
The council of new england July 2,
Small-pox brought grant to sir f. gorges, capt. maover in the talbot to naumkeag. son and others. vi. 619. v. 131.
Ferry between boston and Gov. J. Winthrop with 1500 charlestown established, which persons settle at Charlestown. is granted in 1640 to harvard ji. 164.
college. ii. 166. Aug. Rev. John Wilson is July 4. Governour Winthrop settled at charlestown : he re- launches the first vessel at mys. moves to boston in november tick, the blessing of the bay. following. ii. 171.