True. John Winthrop and the Great Colony; or, Sketches of the Settlement of Boston and of the more prominent Persons connected with the Massachusetts Colony
True. John Winthrop and the Great Colony; or, Sketches of the Settlement of Boston and of the more prominent Persons connected with the Massachusetts Colony

True. John Winthrop and the Great Colony; or, Sketches of the Settlement of Boston and of the more prominent Persons connected with the Massachusetts Colony

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True, Charles K. John Winthrop and the Great Colony; or, Sketches of the Settlement of Boston and of the more prominent Persons connected with the Massachusetts Colony. New York: Phillips & Hunt, 1875. [7302]

Green cloth decorated in gilt & black, binding scuffed with bumped corners, 4 1/2 x 7 inches, frontis plus one additional plate, 207 clean pp., publisher's catalogue, a few page creases; the book is a bit shaken with nothing detached. Good. Hardcover.

The illustrations are of 1. Winthrop Interviewed by an Indian Sagamore on Shipboard, and 2. Eliot, the Indian Missionary, Catechizing the Indian Children.

A small yet serious book about the Puritan colony written by an evangelical graduate of Harvard College.

Charles K. True (1809-1878), b. Portland, ME; d. Brooklyn, NY. True graduated at Harvard in 1832, became a Methodist preacher, served as agent of the New England Conference Missionary Society, as the first principal of Amenia Seminary, and was an itinerant pastor from about 1836 to 1849. From that year until 1860 he was Professor of Intellectual Philosophy and Belles-Lettres the Wesleyan University. In 1860 he returned to itinerant work and was settled in permanent pastorates after 1874.