Collections Of The Maine Historical Society Volume 9 (1887)

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1887 Excerpt: ... frey died. The last we hear from hiui is in that letter of April, 1663, written from the dungeons of Ludgate.1 There we leave him in the poor debtor's cell, where he had lived for two years. The end probably came soon after, for it could not have been delayed long; and Edward Godfrey, once governor of the province of Maine, who bore unchallenged the arms of Godfrey of Bouillon, the «g«ta«,i« knightly king of Jerusalem, was probably thence buried as a public pauper in the Potter's Field, without stone or stake to mark his grave, and his name and story have been almost lost in the two centuries that have passed. 1 His will is not to be found in the archives of Somerset House, and it is not probable that he made one, with nothing to give, and the crown had no interest to record the administration of the estate of a pauper. This is the opinion of Rev. Mr. Jamblin, who searched the records for me. I APPENDIX. LETTERS AND STATE PAPERS WRITTEN BY GOVERNOR EDWARD GODFREY. 1640-1664. L GODFREY AND GORGES TO WTNTHROP. 4 Mass. Hist. Coll., Vh. 348. To The Right Worshipfull, John Winthrope, ESQR. THESE PRESENT SPEED LN BOSTON. Aguamenticus, 1 March, 1640. Most Honoured Sir:--One Reuben Guppy of late comminge into our Plantation, and pretendinge much religion & a great zeal for the Ordinances of God, was entertained by a planter, but since ther haue come diuers reports vnto vs of his misdemeanors with you & that fear of punishment drove him away, & likewise this day have receaved a lettre from Captain Underbill, which expresseth the desire of Mr. Endicott to have him returned, which lettre I have sent you heerinclosed. The desire we have to satisfy his request & to ridd such fellows out of our Province, which have brought such a scandall on it, have ...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1887 Excerpt: ... frey died. The last we hear from hiui is in that letter of April, 1663, written from the dungeons of Ludgate.1 There we leave hi...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:84 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.17 inPublished:February 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217815979

ISBN - 13:9780217815970

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