Another look at the founding of Massachusetts

with Special Emphasis on a Forgotten Dissenter,

William Vassall


by Dorothy Carpenter


A book of early American history


Dorothy Carpenter at home, Fall 2000


Meticulously researched, passionately told, this is a tale of high adventure, courage, conviction and deceit, presented in large part in the words of its participants, culminating in a supreme act of treachery at the height of a terrifying ("hideous") storm in the North Atlantic.

It is the story of the first flowering of religious toleration in English-speaking America ...   <more>


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