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Life of Sir William Phips

Cotton Mather

Life of Sir William Phips

by Cotton Mather

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Published by Ams Pr Inc .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsMark Van Doren (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7473317M
ISBN 10040404249X
ISBN 109780404042493

William Phips is one of the most colorful of the minor heroes of American Colonial history. Born in he began his career of adventure as a shipbuilder and then owner. He was almost ruined when he lost his first ship saving his villages from an Indian attack. With the support of Charles II he made several trips to the Bahamas and managed to retrieve a vast amount of Spanish gold from a. Stanford Libraries' official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, government documents and more.

To which is added, A Postscript relating to a Book intitled, The Life of Sir William Phips. Collected by Robert Calef, Merchant, of Boston in New-England. Licensed and Entred according to Order. LONDON: Printed for Nath. Hillar, at the Princes-Arms, in Leaden-Hall-Street, over against St. Mary-Ax, and Joseph Collyer, at the Golden-Bible on. Sir William Phipps the son of James and Mary Phips, in a frontier settlement at Nequasset (present-day Woolwich, Maine), near the mouth of the Kennebec River. father died when he was six his mother married a neighbor and business partner, John White. His father's ancestry was country gentry in Nottinghamshire, and.

Sir William Phips () was an American shipbuilder and soldier and became the first royal governor of the British colony of Massachusetts. Born of humble parents in Woolwich, Maine on Feb. 2, , William Phips was early apprenticed to a ship's carpenter in . Phips, William, Sir, Online books by this author are available.. See also what's at Wikipedia, your library, or elsewhere.. Narrower term: Phips, William, Sir, -- Fiction; Filed under: Phips, William, Sir, More Wonders of the Invisible World (London: Printed for Nath. Hillar, ), by Robert Calef, contrib. by Cotton Mather (page images at Virginia).


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Cotton Mather's biography, edited by Mark Van Doren, The Life of Sir William Phips (), is unreliable and is Mather's apology for his part in having Phips appointed governor. A more recent study is Harold W. Felton, William Phips and the Treasure Ship (). Baker, Emerson W.

and John G. Reid. The New England Knight, Sir William PhipsMiller, Perry. "The Judgment of the Witches," in The New England Mind: From Colony to Province, Phips, Governor, Sir William. Letters of Governor Phips to the Home Government,Born in in what is now Maine, William Phips became a sea captain out of Boston, an adventurer in search of Spanish treasure in the Caribbean.

He captured and plundered Port Royal in Acadia, now Nova Scotia, and led an unsuccessful expedition against Quebec in He became the first royal governor of Massachusetts input an end to the Salem witchcraft trials, and negotiated a. The Life of Sir William Phips Chapter 1: Spanish Treasure. William Phips (sometimes spelled "Phipps") was born around in a frontier settlement near present-day Bath and Phippsburg in the state of Maine.

He was among the youngest of 14 children and was apprenticed to a. The Life of His Excellency Sir William Phips, Knt. Late Captain General, and Governour in Chief of the Province of the Massachuset-Bay, New England Written by One Intimately Acquainted with Him, without final advertisement leaf, title repaired with loss of final 2 letters of the word "Patriam" and some of the rule border, early ownership.

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Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Orders Try Prime Cart. Books. Go Search Best Sellers Gift Ideas New Releases Deals Store Coupons /5(). Cotton Mather′s biography of Sir William Phips was designed to leave no doubt about the obscurity of the origins from which Phips rose.

Assuring his readers that ′a Person′s beingObscurein hisOriginalis not always a Just Prejudice to an Expectation ofConsiderable Mattersfrom him,′ Mather described Phips as being born ′at a despicable Plantation on the River ofKennebeck, and almost. APA Citation. Calef, R. More wonders of the invisible world, or, The wonders of the invisible world: Display'd in five parts : to which is added a postscript relating to a book intitled, The life of Sir William Phips.

IN MATHER'S LIFE OF PHIPS Jane Donahue Eberwein OAKLAND UNIVERSITY Sir William Phips-sailor, treasure-hunter, and Indian-fighter seems a most unlikely figure for Cotton Mather to choose as secular hero of the Magnalia.

He emerges in that light, however, as the subject of the book's longest and most entertaining biography and as the.The New England Knight: Enrichment, Advancement and the Life of Sir William Phips, By Emerson W. Baker and John G. Reid Retrieved 0 of 20 bookstores.Buy Life of Sir William Phips Another edition.

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