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elsewhere are avoided—violences, in the detail of which the enemies of republican institu-
tions greatly delight and triumph; the deeply-engraven spirit of their forefathers, which can
with difficulty be erased ; the strong love of home and its enjoyments, ruling in the hearts of
absentees,* and exerting an attractive influence in every climate; the general respect for re-
ligion and its ministers, which yet lingers in the population, and is sustained by the ordinary worth
of those who bear the character of pastors and sacred guides; the introduction and general ex-
tension of instruction by schools on the Sabbath as well as the week days ; the ample provision
made for education, and the distinction and influence gained by real science and moral worth
in heads of colleges and eminent professors ; the improvements made in agriculture, rendering
the farmer desirous and capable of raising much from a few acres, rather than superficially to
run over a large extent but half cultivated; the improved character of seamen ; the introduc-
tion of the temperance reform, and establishment of literary and benevolent associations, — all
conspire to augur well for the future prosperity of the state.

In the catalogue of governors will be seen the names of several whom the people
“delighted to honor," and whose memory will be dear to the intelligent, sober, religious
patriot. The names of
Carver, Winslow, Bradford, Wintiirop, Haynes, among the
early chief magistrates, and
Strong f among those of recent years, can hardly be named
without emotion. The fame of
Pownall and Hutchinson, as faithful recorders, and of
Hancock and Adams in the list of patriots, is spread as widely as the history of the state ;
Franklin, Bowdoin, Adams, both the father and son, can never be forgotten. Among
judges and counsellors, ministers of the gospel, authors and teachers, physicians, merchants,
farmers, and mechanics, in short, in every department of life will be found those who have
honored themselves by their talents, integrity, and usefulness, and proved worthy sons of a
distinguished mother. All such will join in the devout aspiration with which the public
document for her annual fasts and thanksgivings closes, —

“God save the Commonwealth of Massachusetts!"

* See Pittsfield.    f Heu pietas, heu prisca tides !


1. Those with this mark (*) brought their wives with them; those with this (f), for the present, left
them either in Holland or England.

2. Some left behind them part, and others all their children, who afterwards came over.

3. Those with this mark (}) deceased before the end of March.

Names.    No.    in    Family,

15. Edward Tilly,*5    4

16. John Tilly,*}

17. Francis Cook,f

18. Thomas Rogers,}

19. Thomas Tinker,*}

20. John Ridgdale,*}

21. Edward Fuller,*}

22. John Turner,}

23. Francis Eaton,*

24. James Chilton,*}

25. John Crackston,}e

26. John Billington,*

27- Moses Fletcher,

28. John Goodman,}

Names.    No.    in    Fami

29. Degory Priest,} g

30. Thomas Williams,}

31. Gilbert Winslow,

32. Edmund Margeson,}

33. Peter Brown,

34. Richard Britterige,} h

35. George Soule, i

36. Richard Clarke,}

37. Richard Gardner,

38. John Allerton,}

39. Thomas English,}

40. Edward Dotey,/^

Names.    No.    in    Family.

1. Mr. John Carver,*    8

: 2. William Bradford,* 2

3. Mr. Edward Winslow,* 5

4. Mr. William Brewster,* 6

5. Mr. Isaac Allerton,* 6

6. Captain Miles Standish,* 2

7. JohnAlden,    1
-8. Mr. Samuel Fuller,f 2

9. Mr. Christopher Martin,*} 4

10. Mr. William Mullins,*} 5

11. Mr. William White,*$ 5b
42. Mr. Richard Warren,+    1

13. John Howland, c    27-    Moses Fletcher,jf    1    41. Edward Leister.

14. Mr. Stephen Hopkins,* 8d 28. John Goodman,$    1    101

So there were just 101 who sailed from Plymouth in England, and just as many arrived in Cape Cod
harbor. And this is the solitary number who, for an undefiled conscience, and the love of pure Chris-
tianity, first left their native and. pleasant land, and encountered all the toils and hazards of the tumul -
tuous ocean, in search of some uncultivated region in North Virginia, where they might quietly enjoy
their religious liberties, and transmit them to posterity, in hopes- that none would follow to disturb or
vex them.
Prince's Annals.

a One of these was the servant who died before their

b Besides the son born in Cape Cod harbor, named Per-

e He was of Governor Carver's family.
d One of these was a son born at sea, and therefore
named Oceanus.

c Mr. Morton calls him Craxton.
f Mr. Morton seems to mistake in calling him Jose.
g Mr. Morton calls him Digery.

A Mr. Morton calls him Bitteridge.
i He was of Governor Winslow's family.
j Mr. Morton seems to mistake in calling him Doten.
k They were of Mr. Hopkins's family.

A Gazetteer of the United States of America by John Hayward.

Hartford, CT: Case, Tiffany and Company. 1853. Public domain

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