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Winthrop, John, 1588-1649



  • Existence: 1588 - 1649

John Winthrop was an English Puritan lawyer and one of the leading figures in founding the Massachusetts Bay Colony. He led the first large wave of immigrants from England in 1630 and served as governor for 12 of the colony's first 20 years.

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John Winthrop order of arrest

Mss 645167
Identifier: Mss 645167
Scope and Contents John Winthrop ordering the Constable of Marblehead to arrest [John Downing?].