The Pilgrim Fathers of New England: A History
W. Carlos Martyn
The book depicts features of European life during the early to mid-1600s (mostly in Holland), and the forces that pushed these Pilgrim fathers to the New World. It sails with them on the "Mayflower" over a stormy sea, recites incidents that accompanied their settlement at Plymouth and other colonies throughout New England. Facts about the emigration, which had as its purpose to "win the wilderness of God" are discussed. Various friendly encounters with Indians Massasoit, Samoset, and Squanto are also described. The First Thanksgiving is celebrated while a look is taken of the hardships of pilgrim life.
(1867, 1992), 2016, 5½x8½, paper, index, 442 pp.