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Saco River, 149

Samofet vifits the Plymouth Settlers, 210
Sandys Sir Edwin, Treafurer of the Virginia Company, 1 7

Savage Rock, 126

Saflaf ras the principal Object of Pring's Voyage, ibid

Silk attempted to be produced in Virginia, 71

Smith Sir Thomas, 9

, calumniated, 10, 13

, Decree of Chancery in his Favour, 16
, refigns his Office of Treafurer of the Virginia

Company, 17

, 2000 Acres of Land granted to him in Virginia, ibid

Somers Sir George, Admiral of Virginia, 2 1

, Difpute with Gates about Rank, 23
, wrecked on Bermuda Iflands, 25

, arrives m Virginia, 30

, Voyage to Burmudas, 34, 35

, his Death, Burial and Monument, 35, 36

Somer's Iflands, named from him, ibid

Somers Matthew, 35

Spelman Henry preferved by Pocahontas, 34

Standifli Miles, 310

, a Soldier in the Netherlands, 311

, fettles at Leyden, ibid

, embarks for America, ibid

, commands a Party for Difcovery at Cape Cod, ibid

, Chief Military Commander at Plymouth, ibid

'i i , compels Corbitant to fubmit, . 31-2



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Standifh, his Arrangements for the Defence of Plymouth, 3 1 3

- , his Voyage to Matachieft, ibid

, refolute Conduct with the Indians, 314

, his Voyage to Ma'nomet, 315.

, his Expedition to WeiTagufTet, 316, 317

, his Expedition to Cape Ann, 328, 329

, Mr. Hubbard's Obfervations relating to him, 329

, Mr. Robinfon's Letter resetting him, ibid

, Apology for his Condud:, 33 O >33 X

, Agent for the Colony in England, 331

, returns to Plymouth, 332

, Expedition agalnft Morton at Mou'nt Wollafton, 334

, his Settlement at Danbury, 335

, his Death and Defcendants, 335> 33^

Stith, his Remarks on fending Convicts to Virginia, 69

, his Eulogy of Virginia Company, 97

T
Thorpe George, murdered by the Indians, 80

, his Character, 8;

Tillotfon Dr. his candid Treatment of Perm, 430

Tobacco cultivated in Virginia, 70

, King James* Averfion to it, ibid

, its Cultivation oppofed by the Virginia Company, 7 1

, becomes a ftaple Commodity of Virginia, ibid

, prohibited in England, unlefs the Growth of

the Colonies, 95

V

Vane Sir Henry, Governor of MafTachufettsy 346

Virginia, Expedition to, 23

- -, Character of a Company of its Settlers, 26

, State of, at Lord Delaware's Departure, 37

, at Sir Thomas Dale's Arrival, ibid

, Adventurers to their Difcouragement, 38

, Defcription of it by Gates and Delaware, 38, 40

, Difficulties in, from the Manner of holding.

Lands, 45, 49

, Sir Thomas Dale's high Opinion of it, 49, 50

, fupplied with Corn by the Natives, 57

, great Mortality in its firft Affembly, 66

, general Views of its Settlers, 67

, a Number of young Women fent there, 66, 67

-, Convicts fent there, 67

, Slaves firft introduced there, 70

, its Tobacco Trade, 7> 7 *

' ' -MM..., new Settlements there in Yeardley's Admiu-

iftration, 72



X.



473



Virginia, M^ans of Defence there negle5ted, 73

- , M;iiT;icre of a great Number of the Inhabitants, 79, So

- , Iron Works and Lead Ore there, 82
, many of the Plantations there abandoned, ibid
., War with the Natives, 82, 84.

....... , its (lender Ai I from the Crown, 8&

- - , Orders of Council for an Alteration Ja its

Government, 83

- , CommiiTioners fent to, 89
.. . . ., Quo Warranto againft the Company-of, 90
. . , Aflembly proteft and appoint an Agent, 91

- , John Porcntis their Agent dies on his Paffage

to England, ibid

- , applies to the Houfc of Commons, 94

- , their Petition ordered to be withdrawn by the

King, f 95

. ..... ,., Meetings of the Company of, fuppreffed, ibid

- , Charter vacated, 97

- - , Government new modelled by King James, 97, 98

W
Wainman Sir Ferdinando, his Arrival in Virginia, and

Death, 23

Weymouth George fails for America, 13$

- - , Oldmixon's and Beverley's Miftakes refpecl-

ing his Voyage, ibid

- - , difcovers George's Illand?, 13^, 137
- - , Pentecoft Harbour, 137, 13$

- , Obfervations on his Journal by John F.

Williams, 146, 148

- , Abftraft of his Voyage, with the Author's

Queries, i~6, 145

- , kidnaps- fomc of the Natives, 139

- , difcovers Penobfcct River, 149
White Peregrine firft Englilh Child born in New-England, 198
Williams John Folter, his Obiervaticns on Weymouth's

Voyage, 146, 148

Window Edward, his Birth and Education, 281

, travels on the Continent, ibid

. ...... , joins Robinfon's Church, ibid

-. ... , fettles at Lsyden and marries, ibid

' , removes to America with h:s Family, ibid

- , one of the Difcoverers of Plymouth Harbour, ibid
- , Death of his Wife, and fecond Marriage, 282
- , his Vifit to Maflaflbit, *Si, 289
. . . , his Voyage to Monahigon f

M M m



474 INDEX.

Window, his feccnd Vifit to Mafia/Toil in the Time of

his Sicknefs, 290 238

, went to England Agent for the Colony of

New-England, 299

, published a Narrative of the Tranfa&ions of the

Colony, ibid

, returns to Plymouth, and brings the firfl neat

Cattle brought to New-England, ibid

, his fecond Voyage to England, 300

, detects Lyford, and returns to Plymouth, ibid

, elcfted Affiftanr, 301

, again fent Agent to England, ibid

, Application to theCcmmiilioners of the Colonies, 302

, queftioned by Archbifhop Laud for celebrat
ing Marriages, 303

^-, his Defence, 303, 304

, pronounced guilty of Separation from the

Church, % ibid

, committed to the Fleet Prifon, ibid

: 5 petitions the Board and obtains a Releafe, ibid

> returns to New-England and chofen Governor, ibid

> chofen Commiflioner of the United Colonies, ibid

> Agent to England to anfwer the Complaint pf

Gorton, ibid

, conduces with Ability and Succefs, 305

, engaged in colonizing and converting the In
dians, ibid

, one of the Corporation for that Purpofe, 306

, one of the Ccmmirlioners fent by Cromwell on

an Expedition againft the Spaniards, 307

, dies on the Pailage to Jamaica, ibid

, buried with the Honours of War, 308

, his Settlement at Marihfield, ibid

, Account of his Defcendants, 308, 309

, his Account of the Indians, 451462

Wi'nthrop Jchn, his Birth and Anceilry, 337

, educated by Lav,-, ibid

, Leader of the Settlement in Maflachufetts, 338

, firfl Governor of the Colonies, ibid

Settlement at Newtown, 339

Removal to Bofton, 340

his Character, 34 543

left cut cf the Magrftracy, ibid

Examination of his Accounts and honourable
Refult, 544



INDEX. 475






Wirthrop, his Humility, 3 44

- , his Firmnefs and Decifion, 345

* - , his Difficulties with Mrs. Hutchinfon and her

Follovv-ers, 346

i , fuperfeded by Henry Vane, ibid

> . . .., elected Governor again, 348

. - - , affifts at a Synod, 349

...... , his firm and correct Condu& with the Church

at Bofton, 350 351

- , his Opinion of Democracy, 35Z

, of Magiftracy and Liberty, 353



-, his pecuniary Erabarraffments, 356

-, his Afflictions, 357

-, Governor's Ifland granted to him, ibid

-, his Death, ibid
-, his Picture preferred in the Senate Chamber

of MafTachufetts, " ibid

-, his Journal, 358

-, his Pofterity, ibi4



Winthrop John, Governor of Connecticut, his Birth and
Education, 389

..-.. , his Removal to New-England, ibid

, Services to the Colony, ibid

, builds Saybrock Fort, 360

, obtains a Charter incorporating Connecticut

and New-Haven, ibid

, Governor of the Colony of Connecticut, for

14 Years, 361

, , elected Fellow of the Royal Society, ibi4

, one of the Commifikmers of the United, Col
onies, 362

, dies at Bofton, ibid

Wyat Sir Francis fucceeds Yeardley, 74

-r , his Inductions from the Virginia Company, ibid

! , arrives in Virginia, 75

, deceived by the Indian Chiefs, jbi4

, Maflacre of the Inhabitants while he was Gov
ernor, 78, So
, cppofes the Change of Government attempted by

the Crown, 92

, returns to Ireland, 99

Y
Yeardley George, Governor of Virginia, 56

, encourages the Cultivation of Tobacco, ibid

, attacks the Chickahominy Indians, 56, 57



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Yeardley, fuperkded by Argal, 57

, appointed Governor-General of Virginia, <5i

, hfs Attention to his Government, 65

~> , oppofed, 7z

. , refigns, ibid

, refumes the Government on Wyat's Departure, 99

, his Death, jjeid



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