Category Archives: King Philip’s War

Next item of King Philip’s War research

Here’s a sample of the next batch of documents I’m going to be looking at.  They actually start out well before King Philip’s War and only go to 1670, but we’re looking into the possibility that some of these haven’t … Continue reading

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Connecticut & the governor of New York

Sir Edmund Andros is best known to Connecticut residents for being appointed governor of the short-lived “Dominion of New England” in the 1680s, and seizing (or attempting to seize) the royal charter that allowed Connecticut to operate its own government.  … Continue reading

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Even lists can contain surprises

One of my other projects is about King Philip’s War (New England, 1675-6).  At the moment, I’m typing up an index of the documents contained in a volume of Connecticut manuscript records, so we can check which of them have … Continue reading

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