A Short History of Rhode Island

A Short History of Rhode Island

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"[...]these and their dependent spirits of (his) honest intention to live peaceably by them." The well founded distrust of the English which Canonicus cherished to the end of his life did not extend to Williams, to whom he made a grant of land between the Mooshausick and the Wanasquatucket; confirming it two years later by a deed bearing the marks of the two Narragansett chiefs. This land Williams divided with twelve of his companions, reserving for them and himself the right of extending the grant "to such others as the major part of us shall admit to the same fellowship of vote with us." It was a broad foundation, and he soon found himself in the midst of a flourishing colony. The proprietors, dividing their lands into two parts, "the grand purchase of Providence," and the[...]."show more

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  • Paperback | 270 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 12.7mm | 394.62g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507669380
  • 9781507669389

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