Pulsifer, David (Editor)
Title Records of the Colony of New Plymouth in New England (Volume XII) Deeds, &c. Vol. 1 1620-1651. and Book of Indian Records for Their Lands
Book Condition Very Good
Edition 1st Edition.
Size Folio 12 - 15'' tall
Publisher Boston, MA Press of William White Printer to the Commonwealth 1861
Seller ID 111459
1st Printing. Dark green blindstamped cloth, gold title lettering on spine, gold emblem of Plymouth County on both boards. Moderate general wear. Spine worn at top and bottom, with small tears at spine/board edges. Bookplate of the Lynn Historical Society. 264 pages. First records of Plymouth County, initiated by Gov. Bradford. This volume contains a copy of the manuscript lettered 'Plymouth Colony Records, Deeds, &c., Vol. I. 1627-1651,' and of the 'Book of Indian Records for their Lands,' which is contained in the manuscript lettered 'Plymouth Colony Records, -Ind. Deeds, - Treasrs Records, Accts, Lists of Freemen,' which 'Book of Indian Records', with the exception of two pages, is in the handwriting of Nathaniel Morton and Samuel Sprague. The manuscript Book of Deeds, &c., which is the most ancient record of the first settlers of Plymouth, was begun by Governor Bradford, but the greater part of it is in the handwriting of Nathaniel Sowther and Nathaniel Morton. A few pages are in the handwriting of Antony Thacher and Samuel Sprague. Book of Deeds shows transactions. 'Book of Indian Records for their Lands' shows Indian Land given over to Colonists.
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