The Andros Tracts; Being a Collection of Pamphlets and Official Papers Issued During the Period Between the Overthrow of the Andros Government and the Establishment of the Second Charter of Massachusetts with Notes

The Andros Tracts; Being a Collection of Pamphlets and Official Papers Issued During the Period Between the Overthrow of the Andros Government and the Establishment of the Second Charter of Massachusetts with Notes

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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. 1868 edition. Excerpt: ...concerning it; but intimation being given that Mr. Winslow had brought with him the Declaration, he was therefore committed to Prifon (though he offered two thoufand pounds Bayl) for bringing into the Country a Treasonable Paper. For the fatisfaction of fuch as are willing to be informed in this matter, Mr. Winslow s testimony as it was given upon Oath before John Winslow, according to Sav-Window, of Plymouth, brother of Gov. Age, was the fon of John, of Boston, Edward W. His depofition is on file, and grandfon of John and Mary (Chilton) Inter-Charter Papers, xxxv. 218. before a Magistrate in New-England shall be here inferted. It is as follows. "JOHN WINSLOW, aged twenty-four years, or "thereabouts, testifieth and faith, that he being in Nevis, 'fome time in February last past, there came in a Ship from 'fome part of England with the Prince of Oranges Decla'rations, and brought news alfo of his happy proceedings in 'England with his entrance there, which was very welcome News to me, and I knew it would be fo to the rest of the people in New-England; and I being bound thither, and 1 very willing to carry fuch good news with me, gave four 'shillings six pence for the faid Declarations, on purpofe to 'let the people in New-England understand what a fpeedy 'deliverance they might expect from Arbitrary Power. We 'arrived at Boston Harbour the fourth day of April follow'ing, and as foon as I came home to my house, Sir Edmund 'Androsse understanding I brought the Prince's Declarations 'with me, sent the Sheriff to me; fo I went along with him to the Governours house, and as foon as I came in, he asked 'me why I did not come and tell him the news. I told him 'I thought it not my duty, neither was it customary for any 'Passenger to go to the...show more

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