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A relation or Iournall of the beginning and proceedings of the English plantation setled at Plimoth in New England, by certaine English aduenturers both merchants and others.

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Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1622
Place: London
Publisher: Printed for Iohn Bellamie, and are to be sold at his shop at the Two greyhounds in Cornhill neere the Royall exchange
Library locations
Rare Book Division
Shelf locator: *KC 1622 (Mourt's relation. Relation or Iournall of the beginning and proceedings of the English)
Notes
Content: "A letter sent from New-England to a friend in these parts,setting forth a briefe and true declaration of the worth of that plantation ... [signed, E. W. (i.e. Edward Winslow)]": p. 60-64.
Content: Caption-title, p. 1: New-England in America. Or A relationof the beginning and proceedings of the English plantationin the north parts of America, called Nevv-England, now inHis Maiesties dominions.
Content: Collation: Title-leaf (A₂?), A₃, B-L in fours.
Content: Copy 1: "Bound by W. Pratt for H. Stevens 1872," in blue morocco, gilt.
Content: Copy 1: Maitland Collection.
Content: Copy 2: Caption-title, p. [1] A relation or iovrnall of the proceedings of the plantation setled at Plimoth in NewEngland.
Content: Copy 2: Imperfect: some edges cropped.
Content: Copy 2: Page 1-2 printed form a different setting of type.
Content: Dedication signed: R.G.
Content: The main part of the narrative was probably written by William Bradford and Edward Winslow. G. Mourt (George Morton?) by whose name the relation is commonly known, seems to have had no other connection with it than that ofwriting the preface and giving the book to the press. cf. Young, Chronicles of the Pilgrim fathers, Boston, 1841, p.[109]-249.
Content: "Certaine vsefvl advertisements sent in a letter written by a discreete friend vnto the planters in New England, attheir first setting saile from Southampton ... [signed, I.R. (i.e. John Robinson)]": 4th-6th prelim. leaves.
Content: "Reasons & considerations touching the lawfulnesse of remouing out of England into the parts of America [signed,R. C. (i.e. Robert Cushman)]": p. [65]-72. (Page 65 wrongly numbered 85)
Content: "To the reader" (3d prelim. leaf) signed: G. Movrt.
Physical Description
Extent: 6 p. l., 72 p. 18.5 cm.
Type of Resource
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Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14398413
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0e2b8270-c604-012f-53e5-58d385a7bc34
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