The History of the United States of America, 1. köide

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Contents

Renewed Search for a Northwest Passage Frobishers Voy
95
London Virginia Company first Colony
101
Imaginary Gold first Remittance
105
Dales Administration Laws Assignment of Lands
112
Disputes in the Company Sandys Treasurer
118
Wyatts Report on the Condition of the Colony Tobacco
130
SETTLEMENT OF NEW NETHERLAND
136
Scheme for Colonizing New Netherland Patroons
142
New Albion
148
The Brownists Court of High Commission
154
Embarkation and Voyage Arrival at Cape Cod
157
Exploration of Massachusetts Bay
163
Grant of Nova Scotia
169
Patent for New Plymouth Government and Laws
175
Emigrants sent out State of the Settlement
181
Churches organized Military Exercises
187
Severe Treatment of old Planters Eliot and the younger
193
Cottons Election Sermon Dudley Governor
199
Sir George Calvert his Colony in Newfoundland
205
Discontents in Virginia Governor Harvey
210
CHAPTER IX
216
Conflicting Claims of the Magistrates and Deputies
222
Williams and the Salem Church
228
Counselors for Life
233
NEW ENGLAND UNDER CHARLES II
239
Endicotts Expedition
240
New Encroachments attempted on the Massachusetts Mag
241
The Hutchinsonians beaten but not subdued
246
Indian Policy of the Colonists
252
Compulsory Support of Ministers Cottons Confession
258
The Freemen jealous of the Magistrates
264
NEW ENGLAND DURING THE LONG PARLIAMENT
268
Agents sent to England Iron Works
282
South Boundary of Massachusetts
288
Gortons Visit to England
301
Parliamentary Commission for the Colonies
304
Petition for Toleration its Rejection
310

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Page 320 - The serpent is the devil ; the synod, the representative of the churches of Christ in New England. The devil had formerly and lately attempted their disturbance and dissolution ; but their faith in the seed of the woman overcame him and crushed his head.
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