TITLE

New England in the Earliest Days

AUTHOR(S)
Rowse, A. L.
PUB. DATE
August 1959
SOURCE
American Heritage;Aug1959, Vol. 10 Issue 5, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the colonization of New England by Sir Ferdinando Gorges. Gorges gained a great reputation for his valor and conduct. He got his charter for Maine in 1639 as a proprietary province of New England where he was the governor general. In his letter to Governor John Winthrop, he requested that his cousin Thomas would take his place and gave him the command since he is already old. He is also rightly honored in Maine as its founder.
ACCESSION #
22567970

 

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