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The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography (Volume 5) (Paperback) Loot Price: R574
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The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography (Volume 5) (Paperback): Virginia Historical Society

The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography (Volume 5) (Paperback)

Virginia Historical Society

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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: BOOK REVIEWS. The Early Relations Between Maryland And Virginia. By John H. Latan6, A. B., Johns Hopkins Press, Baltimore, March and April, 1895. (Review continued from Vol. IV, page 472.) (3d) The Puritans In Nansemond. On the 19th of August, 1637, Richard Bennett obtained a patent for 2,000 acres of land, and located it in "a neck of land " formed by Nan- semond River and a creek, now called Bennett's Creek; and this tract of land acquired the name of Bennett's Pasture, which it has retained down to this day. In its subdivision and sales to subsequent purchasers. it is usual to-day to refer to it "as part of a tract formerly called Bennett's Pasture." That patent was granted upon the theory that he had "transported into the colony" forty persons. Among the names of "the forty" are Austin, a negro, Ambrose Bennett, William Durand and Richard Bennett. There is not a particle of reliable evidence of any Puritanism in this State, that I know of, until June 6, 1642, when Philip Bennett arrived at Boston " with letters from many well disposed people " 6 "earnestly entreating a supply of faithful ministers, whom, upon experience of their gifts and godliness they might call to office," andc., andc., as it appears from Winthrop's Journal from 1630 (the day of his arrival) to 1649 (the day of his death), edited by James Savage in 1826 (page 78). Mr. Winthrop was governor from 1630 to 1634, from 1637 to 1640, from 1641 to 1643. and from 1646 to 1649. As this Journal is the original and highest authority, I shall quote from it and not from the thousand and one authors who refer to it, often inaccurately. Mr. Thompson, Mr. James and Mr. Knowles "were sent away and departed on their way 8ber 7. 1642, to Taunton to meet the bark at Narragansett," and were eleven weeks befor...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: Virginia Historical Society
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 11mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 212
ISBN-13: 978-0-217-28486-8
Categories: Books
LSN: 0-217-28486-8
Barcode: 9780217284868

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