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Brant point. iii. 21.

Bridge, john. ii. 162. iv. 76.
Bridge, hon. matthew, of charles-
town. ii. 167. 176. 177. 179. 180.
Bridge, samuel. ii. 178.
Bridge, nathaniel. iii. 269.
Bridge, rev. josiah, of east sudbury.
iv. 61.

Bridge, ebenezer. iv. 90. 94.
of framingham.

Brattle, hon. thomas, his account of Bridge, rev.

witchcraft mentioned. iii. 221.
Brattle, william. iii. 9. iv. 142.

Brattle, thomas. viii. 105.

viii. 197.

Brattle, capt. of boston.

Bray, rev. dr. ii. 193. 195.

Bread, high price of. vii. P. 20.

Breakheart hill. iii. 175.

vii. 163.
Bridges, capt. robert, sent by commis-
sioners of united colonies of new
england, to treat with d'aulney.
vi. 493. assistant. 519. vii. 58.
Bridges, mrs. her confessions. iii. 224.
Bridgham, joseph. x. 26.

Breck, hon. samuel, a manufacturer of Bridgewater, massachusetts, de-

duck at boston. viii. 323.



Breckl, edward. iv. 110.

ii. 12. 23.

Breed, josiah. viii. 45.
Breeden, capt. thomas, censured in
massachusetts for contempt of au-
thority. viii. 48. 82. 83. 105..
Breed's hill. ii. 167. 168.
Brenton, rev. dr. i. 216.
Brenton, william, made a magistrate
of rhode island by the king's com-
missioners. vii. 93. governour of
rhode island. vii. 98. honoured in

boston. 136. x. 23.
Brereton, capt. lieut. viii. 156.

Brett, elder william. vii. 137. 138.

143. 144. 147. 149. 150. 159. 162.
163. 168.

Brett, nathaniel. vii. 149. 150. 159.

Brett, elihu. vii. 149. 150. 159. 163.
Bretton woods. iii. 105.

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scription of. vii. 137. a part of
duxbury. 137. 140. incorporat-
ed; its taxes. 140. petitions for
extension of bounds. 141. ques-
tion about its bounds; purchase of
indians. 142. 143. 144. its bounds;
its settlement. 146. its school
lands. 153. emigration from;
population and taxes; first interior
settlement in plymouth colony.
155. activity of its inhabitants in
philip's war; attacked and burnt
by indians. 156. indian fight at. 157.
158. has lost but two persons in
battle; list of its representatives to
plymouth & to massachusetts. 159.
sends delegates to convention for
forming massachusetts constitution,
and for adopting united states' con-
stitution; its senators; its ecclesi-
astical history; its west parish. 161.
its south parish. 163. its north
parish. 164. 166. its east parish.
165. titicut parish. 167. its
episcopal church; its baptists. 167.
its dwellings, families and persons;
its schools and education; makes a
grant to harvard college. 168. its
academy; its educated men. 169.
its ponds and rivers; indians. 171.
its mills. 172. its soil and agri-
culture. 173. its manufactures
and mechanicks. 175. its slitting
mill, the second in new england.
176. its militia. 176.
Bridgewater's monitor, quoted. vii.
Brief relation of the discovery and
planting of new england. ix. 1.
cause of its publication. 2. 3.

Brief narrative, &c. by matthew may- Brocas, capt. makes an experiment

hew, jun. iii. 66.

Brier creek.

iii. 239.

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282. 283.


a mathematician. v.

Briggs, clement. vii. 121.
Briggs, rev. james, of cummington,
massachusetts. viii. 172. x. 43.
Brigham, capt. vii. 55.
ii. 70.

Bright, rev. francis, arrives in new
england. v. 112. 113. 121. 122.
Bright. henry. vii. P. 69.

Brighton, formerly little cambridge.
iv. 143. its fair. vii. 115.
Brigs, henry, his tractate about the
width of the american continent,
referred to. ix. 112.
Brimsmead. rev.



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iii. 187.
quoted. vii. 96.
tutor at harvard col-
lege; his difficulties with president
eaton. v. 247.

Briscoe, nathaniel, of boston, drowned.
vi. 422.

a tanner of water-
town, writes a book against sup-
porting ministers by taxes. vi.
412. summoned before court, and
acknowledges his errour. 412. his
barn burnt. 423.

Bristol, england, merchants of, raise
money for a voyage of discovery.
v. 11. people have a colony at
newfoundland. viii. 226.
Bristol, or pacanacot. vii. P. 58.
Bristow, maj. challenges ingram. i. 71.
British armament arrives at tybee.

iii. 238. attacked at concord. iv.
216. troops at lexington. iv. 215.
use old south church as a riding
school. vii. 180.

Briton, cape. See cape breton. vii.
P. 78.

Britten, j condemned to death
adultery. vi. 426.


with vines in virginia. ix. 118.
Brock, (brook?) capt. of the ship gift.
v. 137.

Brockhurst, capt. vi. 638.

Bromfield, edward. x. 26. 28.

Brook, lord. i. (xxvii.) iii. 151. iv.
156. v. 177. his purchase at pas
cataqua. v. 221.

Brooke, nathaniel. ii. 49.

Brookes, sir john, a patentee of new
england. v. 217.
Brookfield, new hampshire.



Brookfield, massachusetts, settled. vi,
591. destroyed by indians. 592.
Brookline, massachusetts, historical
sketch of, by rev. john pierce. ii.
140. its situation and boundaries.
140. formerly called muddy river;
first noticed in "new england's
prospect." 141. its boundary line
toward roxbury settled. 142. its
first school. 142. formerly wor-
shipped at roxbury; its incorpora-
tion opposed by boston. 143. pe-
titions the general court to be in-
corporated. 144. incorporated, on
condition of building a meeting
house, and settling an orthodox
minister within three years; not
able to comply with the condition;
origin of its name; mentioned by
its present name long before incor-
poration; records of its incorpora-
tion not found in the secretary's
office. 145. acres in; sends its first
representative in 1709; its first
meeting house; its church gather-
ed. 146. its burial ground; fast at;
147. its engine; united in resist
ing great britain. 151. number of
its families; baptisms and church
members at; census of; number of
its houses; many inhabitants of
boston reside there in summer! 152.
list of its ministers and deacons;
its church plate. 153. its deaths;
its diseases. 154. 155. list of its
natives who have received a publick
education. 156. 157. 158. some
of its natives slain by indians. 160.
its meeting house. 161. note on.
iii. 284.
Brooks, dr. i. 108.

Brooks, rev. edward, of north yar-
mouth. iv. 143.

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Brown, jacob, settled on notichucky
river. vii. 59.
Brown, chadd. ix. 197.

Brown, peter, for some time lost, to
the grief of plymouth settlers. ix.
44. 45.

Brown, rev. edmund, of sudbury.


58. vii. 1. 11. 23. P. 4.
Brown, rev. thomas, of stroudwater.
iv. 143. 169.

Brown, rev. francis, of north yar-
mouth. iv. 181.
Brown, francis. viii. 45.
Brown, francis. viii. 106.

Brown, rev. arthur, episcopal minister
of portsmouth, new hampshire. iv.

Brown, ward. iv. 90. 92. 94. 143.

Brown, mrs. joanna. iv. 143.
Brown, capt. his journey of military
observation to worcester. iv. 205.
ditto to concord. iv. 214.
Brown, rev. john, of haverhill. iv.
132. 169. his account of the throat
distemper at haverhill. 134.
ordination, salary, character, death
and epitaph. 142.


Brown, rev. john, of cohasset. iv.

94. 143.

Brown, john. iv. 220. vi. 414. vii.


Brown, john, an assistant. v. 121.

122. viii. 97.

Brown, john. viii. 45.
Brown, john. viii. 107.
Brown, john. x. 178.

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Brown, samuel. v. 122. viii. 97.
Brown, rev. samuel, of abington. vii.
.. 120.

Brown, dr. samuel. i. 121.
Brown, elder richard, produces a dif-
ficulty at watertown. v. 142. 143.
complains to the assistants. v. 164.
dismissed from watertown for faults;
formerly ruler of a church in lon-
his kindness to dr. ames and
r. parker. 187. sworn a freeman
of massachusetts. vii. P. 29. says
the church of rome is a true church,
which causes difficulties at water-
town. P. 31. 32. and is conclud-
ed to be in an errour. P. 32. but he
adheres to his opinion. P. 38. 39.
Brown, rev. richard. iv. 141.
Brown, bartholomew. vii. 160.
Browne, james. viii. 106.
Browne, joshua. viii, 106.
Browne, william. viii. 106.
Browne, joseph. viii. 107.
Browne, john. x. 62. 176.
Brown, john. x. 176.
Brownism, v. 182.
Brown's island. iii. 182.
Brownists. i. 167. their opinions on
ecclesiastical government.


many of, remove to holland. v. 182.
put the government of the church
into the hands of the people.


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207. 209.
Buckminster, rev. joseph s. memoir
of; ordained at brattle square, bos-
ton. ii. 271. goes to europe; re-
turns and dies; excels in philology
and biblical criticism. ii. 272. his
publications; his posthumous ser-
mons. ii. 273.
Buffalo river. ii. 15.
Bulkley, rev. peter, arrives. iii. 154.
155. his "gospel covenant open-
ed;" a masterly reasoner in theo-
logy. ii. 260. moderator of synod
at cambridge. v. 298. ordained at
concord. v. 274. vii. 128.
Bulkley, peter, sent to england to an-
swer complaints made by heirs of
gorges and mason. vi. 613. vii.

29. viii. 181.

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Burdet, sarah. x. 177.
Burdet, rev.

, gets himself
made governour of pascataqua, but
is forced off. v. 221. 263. mis-
represents new england. 263. ar-
rives and consults the government
of massachusetts. vi. 353. 354.
governour at pascataqua. vi. 356.
his misrule and vices; arrested and
fined. vi. 361. goes to england
and is imprisoned. 361.
Burgess, joseph. iv. 259.
iv. 260.
Burgess, professor tristram. iv. 261.
Burgoyne, general. iii. 236. station-
ed with his army at cambridge after
his capture. viii. 295.
Burial hill. iii. 179.
Burke quoted. i. (xii.)
Burkit's annotations. iii. 16.
Burnap, rev. dr jacob, of merrimack,
new hampshire. viii. 178. 179. his
sermon. x. 56.
Burnett, gov. i. 151.
Burnett, dr. ii. 63.

Burning, capital punishment, instance
of, in massachusetts. ii. 166.
Burr, peter. iv. 86.

Burr, rev. jonathan, difficulties in dor.
chester about his opinions.
v. 278.
vii. 20.

Burr, john. vi. 308.
Burr, rev. jonathan. vii. 169.
Burr, john. viii. 107.
Burr, henry, emancipates his slaves.
viii. 187.
vii. 123.
Burroughs, francis. ii. 100. his kind-
ness to dunton, and his character by
dunton. ii. 123.


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iv. 277.

vi. 516.

Burton, lieut. col. viii. 156.

Burwell, hon. william a. letter from.
i. 27.

Bushnell, john. viii. 105.


Buss, john. x. 176.

Buthrick, rev.

quoted. x. 121.

Butler, rev. benjamin, of nottingham,

new hampshire. iv. 78.

Butler, capt. vi. 523.

Buttels, john. viii. 106.

iv. Butler,

iii. 66.

Butterfield's meadow, origin of its
name. v. 252.

Buttermilk bay. iii. 175.
Button, john. iv. 110.

Buzzard's Bay. iii. 53. 75. 164. x.
47. 48. oysters at.

tides. viii. 194. 196.
Byfield, nathaniel.

x. 26.

iii. 191.


Byles, rev. dr. ii. 186. his new eng-
land hymn. iii. 176.
Byram, or byron. vii. 151.

Byram, nicholas. vii. 143. 145. 148.

149. 152. 154, 155, 157. 164.
Byram, abigail. vii. 152.
Byram, josiah. vii. 154. 155.
Byram, ebenezer. vii. 154. 155. 159.
Byram, joseph. vii. 154. 155.
Byram, benjamin. vii. 155.
Byram, eliab. vii. 170.
Byram's brook. vii. 172.
Byron, or byram. vii. 151.


Cable, john. viii. 232.
Cabot, sebastian, his discoveries.



8. 9. måde grand pilot of england
and ireland; receives a pension.
Cabot, john, his discoveries. v.8.
Cabot, hon. george. ii, 172.
Cactus opuntia. iii. 24.
Caddo language. ii. 23. 25. 28.
Caddoques indians, their residence,

number and warriours. ii. 23. 26.
Cadiz people treat shipwrecked new
englanders well. vi. 526.
Calamus aromaticus early seen in abun-
dance in new england. ix. 18.
Caldwell, major. ii. 239.
Caldwell, john. viii. 107.

Caledon, earl of, his letter from b. f.
seaver, about tristan d'acunha. ii.

Calef, robert. iii. 221.
Calfe, mary. x. 178.
California. ii. 29. straits of. v. 27.
Call, samuel. viii. 115.

Calamy, rev. dr. his account of ejected
ministers referred to. i. 169.
Callender's (rev. john) century sermon
referred to. i. 210. ix. 182.
Calvert, sir george, sends out a colony
to new-foundland. viii. 386.
Calvin. i. 247. iv. 18.
Calvinism of the dutch. i. 140.
Cambridge. i. (ix.) the 8th church
gathered; the seat of government,

iii. 136. 137. the 11th church gath-
ered. 152. grant to. iv. 77, or
newtown, settled. v. 158. a synod
at, sets forth a platform. v. 184.
its college founded by rev. j. har-
vard. 237. (See harvard college.)
synod at. v. 298.
its people re-
move to hartford. vi. 307. meet-
ing of ministers at, vi. 415. first
synod in new england held at; ac-
count of. vii. 1. provincial con-
gress held at.
held at, to form
stitution. 161.
there. viii. 8.

160. convention
massachusetts con-
second synod held
american army at,

of which general washington takes
the command x. 3.

Cambridge platform referred to. iii.
276. set forth. v. 184.

Cameron, alexander. vii. 59. agent
from england to cherokees.


plans the destruction of east tennes-
see. 60.

Cammocke, capt. v. 216. begins to

plant in maine. v. 224. vii. P. 70.
Campbell, duncan, a scotch bookseller

at boston. ii. 102.
Campbell, col. ii. 244.

Campbell, rev. othniel, of carver and
tiverton, sketch of. iv. 277.
Canacocome. v. 61.

Canada, its expense to great britain.
iii. 122. battle in, sir william phips
commander of english and new eng-
land troops. iii. 256. surrender-
ed by treaty of charles i. to the
french. vii. P. 78. proposed to be
invaded by massachusetts by order
of charles ii. viii. 101
Canada river. iii. 259.
Canal from charlestown to newtown.
vii. P. 31.

Canaries. vi, 256.

Canaumut neck. iii. 2.

Cances indians, their number and re-
sidence. ii. 25.

Canchattas indians, their number and
residence. ii. 26.

Canfield, edward, esq. appointed by
his majesty governour of new hamp-
shire, arrives. vi. 614.
Canne, rev.

author of margin-
al references to the bible. i. 168.
Canon and feudal law, a dissertation
on, by hon. john adams. i. (xxvii.)
Canonicus, chief sachem of the nar
ragansets, embassy to. iv. 42.




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