The Wheelock Family in America, 1637-1969

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A



Page: 163

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Ralph Wheelock (1600-1683) was born in England. His wife's name was Rebecca. They had nine children, the third born during passage to America, ca. 1837. The family settled in Massachusetts. Most descendants are in New England.

English Church Monuments in the Middle Ages

History and Representation

Author: Nigel Saul

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199606137

Category: Architecture

Page: 432

View: 1949

This is a comprehensive survey of English medieval church monuments. It examines all types of monument-cross slabs, brasses, incised slabs, and sculpted effigies. It analyzes them in an historical context to show what they reveal of the self image and religious aspirations of those they commemorate.--Summary by the editor.

The Invasion of America

Indians, Colonialism, and the Cant of Conquest

Author: Francis Jennings

Publisher: Institute of Early American Hi

ISBN: 9780807871447

Category: History

Page: 369

View: 7779

In this iconoclastic book, Jennings recasts the story of American colonization as a territorial invasion. Shorn of old mythology and rationalizations, Puritan actions are seen in the cold light of material interest and naked expansion.

Monumenta Juridica

The Black Book of the Admiralty : with an Appendix

Author: Sir Travers Twiss

Publisher: N.A


Category: Admiralty

Page: N.A

View: 2583


Revolutionary America, 1763-1789

A Bibliography

Author: Ronald M. Gephart,Library of Congress

Publisher: N.A


Category: Library of Congress

Page: 1672

View: 6084

The latest in a series of publications celebrating the bicentennial of American independence, this annotated bibliography lists the Library of Congress holdings concerning America during the Revolutionary War. Listed are the Library's most important primary and secondary sources, including books, manuscripts, serials, maps, and atlases. There are 12 chapters (the first 9 in Volume 1, the rest in Volume 2) as follows: (1) Research Aids; (2) General Studies--Regional, State and Local; (3) The British Empire and the American Revolution; (4) The Colonies on the Eve of Independence; (5) The West during the Revolutionary Era; (6) The War for Independence, 1775-1783; (7) The Loyalists in America and in Exile; (8) Diplomacy and Other International Aspects of the Revolution; (9) The Confederation and the Consolidation of the Revolution in the States; (10) the Making of the Constitution; (11) Economic, Social, and Intellectual Life in Revolutionary America; and (12) Biographies and Personal Primary Sources. Also included is an essay, "The Preservation and Publication of Documentary Sources on the Revolution." Concluding the publication are an index and a listing of Advisory Committee names. (RM)

Using manorial records

Author: Mary Ellis,Great Britain. Public Record Office,Great Britain. Royal Commission on Historical Manuscripts

Publisher: Public Record Office Publications


Category: History

Page: 102

View: 5839


The Lighthouses of New England

Author: Edward Rowe Snow,Jeremy D'Entremont

Publisher: Applewood Books

ISBN: 1933212209

Category: History

Page: 362

View: 5074

This is a reissue of one of Edward Rowe Snow's most enduring classics. First published in 1945, it relates the histories of over fifty of the region's lighthouses in rich detail. Snow gives special emphasis to the story of heroine Abbie Burgess at Maine's Matinicus Rock Light, to the rich histories of Boston Light and Minot's Ledge Light. Modern day lighthouse expert Jeremy D'Entremont has provided extensive annotations to Snow's chapters, bringing the information about each lighthouse up to date.

A General Introduction to Domesday Book

Accompanied by Indexes of the Tenants in Chief, and Under Tenants, at the Time of the Survey: as Well as of the Holders of Lands Mentioned in Domesday Anterior to the Formation of that Record: with an Abstract of the Population of England at the Close of the Reign of William the Conqueror, So Far as the Same is Actually Entered. Illustrated by Numerous Notes and Comments

Author: Sir Henry Ellis

Publisher: N.A


Category: Domesday book

Page: N.A

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