John Alden

John Alden

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. John Alden is said to be the first person from the Mayflower to set foot on Plymouth Rock in 1620. He was a ship-carpenter by trade and a cooper for Mayflower, which was usually docked at Southampton. He was also one of the founders of Plymouth Colony and the seventh signer of the Mayflower Compact. Distinguished for practical wisdom, integrity and decision, he acquired and retained a commanding influence over his associates. Employed in public business he became the Governor's Assistant, the Duxbury Deputy to the General Court of Plymouth, a member under arms of Capt. Miles Standish's Duxbury Company, a member of Council of War, Treasurer of Plymouth Colony, and Commissioner to Yarmouthshow more

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  • Paperback | 164 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 10mm | 249g
  • Fer Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134947938
  • 9786134947930