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Argument Settlers free pdf Excerpt from Argument Settlers: What Has Happened on and Around Nantucket, a Compilation of Facts and Events Connected With the History of Nantucket From Its Discovery to Present Day The island of Nantucket was discovered by Bartholomew Gosnold, an Englishman, who sailed from England in a small bark, with thirty-two persons, bound for Virginia, in search of a proper site for a plantation. The first land seen was Sankaty Head. The Indian population at that time is said to have been about 1,500. 1630. A war occurred between the Eastern and Western tribes of Indians, according to tradition. 1639. Thomas Macy, who became one of the first settlers of Nantucket, came from England this year and settled at Salisbury, where he and his wife (Sarah Hopcott) lived twenty years before coming to Nantucket. 1641. The island was deeded to Thomas Mayhew and his son Thomas, by James Forrett, agent of William, Earl of Sterling. 1659. Thomas Macy and family, accompanied by Edward Starbuck and Isaac Coleman, moved from Salisbury to Nantucket, and were the first white people who lived on the island. This year the island was deeded by Mayhew to the ten original purchasers for the sum of thirty pounds sterling and two beaver hats. The ten purchasers were: Tristram Coffin, senior, Thomas Macy, Christopher Hussey, Richard Swain, Thomas Barnard, Peter Coffin, Stephen Greenleaf, John Swain, William Pile. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully- any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

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Author : Unknown Author
Publisher : Forgotten Books
Data Published : 06 August 2015
ISBN : 1332341683
EAN : 9781332341689
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 66 pages
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