The History Of The United States Of America Volume 1

Paperback | July 8, 2012

byRichard Hildreth

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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. 1880 edition. Excerpt: ... and elders; but they 1643. were by no means unanimous in their advice. Some of them opposed any "popish leagues," quoting, along with other texts, the speech of Jehu, the seer, to Jehoshaphat: " Shouldst thou help the ungodly, and love them that hate the Lord?" And also from Proverbs: " He that passeth by, and meddleth with strife belonging not to him, is like one that taketh a dog by the ears." It was answered, however, that Joshua aided the Gibeonites against the rest of the Canaanites, and that Jehoshaphat assisted the ungodly Jehoram against the Moabites, without any reproach from the prophet Elisha, who was himself present in the expedition. Nor were more worldly reasons wanting. Winthrop thought it would be good policy to uphold La Tour against D'Aulney, and so to prevent the whole eastern coast from falling under the sole control of a zealous Catholic and active fur trader, who rigidly excluded New England ships from any trade to the eastward, which La Tour promised to allow. This view of the case found favor, also, with the Boston merchants. These arguments prevailed; La Tour was Aug. allowed to hire at Boston four ships and a pinnace, with eighty men; and, thus re-enforced, he raised the blockade of St. John's, and pursued D'Aulney to Port Royal, where the Boston men landed and committed some depredations. Against all these proceedings D'Anlney earnestly protested. Winthrop's conduct in this affair had not given entile satisfaction; several of the ministers and magistrates had 1644. remonstrated against it, and, at the next election, En-May. dicott, who looked with very suspicious eyes en the ' idolatrous Frencn," was chosen governor, Winthrop being elected deputy. With the help of some adventurers from New England, La Tour had attacked...

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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. 1880 edition. Excerpt: ... and elders; but they 1643. were by no means unanimous in their advice. Some of them opposed any "popish leagues," quot...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:164 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.35 inPublished:July 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217350135

ISBN - 13:9780217350136

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