THE LANDING OF THE PILGRIMS by James Daugherty
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THE LANDING OF THE PILGRIMS

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The famous landing in 1620 with a fresh highlighting of events before and after. Beginning with the story of the Separatists in Scrooby, and following the fortunes of the group in Leyden, the author records the adventures of the Pilgrims after the first landing at Provincetown to the departure of Mr. Winthrop in 1623 with his ""Good News from New England"" tucked under his arm encouraging supplies and trade from England. There are scraps of incidents and information seldom used in more traditional re-creations -- whales sighted at Cape Cod, grim revenges on the Indians by tough Captain Standish, a bleary-eyed Massasolt, shaky with brandy, signing a peace treaty, and a village of sick Indians being revived by the amateur medications of John Winslow. Plenty of action, quick thinking, and courage under fire peace this lively narrative.

Pub Date: Oct. 23rd, 1950
ISBN: 0394846974
Publisher: Random House