Letter from John Winthrop Jr to his father, John Winthrop (1588-1649)
Sir, - These calling in this night intending to goe towards Boston to morrow, I am bold to present my humble duty & my wives to your selfe & my mother, desiring to lett you understand yt we are in good health (blessed be God) wth the rest of our friends here, & at my uncle Downings. Heer is now news to write you of. Joseph Grafton was on friday sevennight at Pascataway, having made his voyage hence thither and back againe in 3 daies, but there was noe ship come then to the Isle of Sholes. Just now one came to me yt came from Quinipiack certifying yt. Mr. Goose was arrived there : the merchants there were about to hire Mr. Goose his ship for England, but this party coming out of the bay, I suppose it is not news to you.
Winthrop, John (1606-1676)
Massachusetts--History--Colonial period--1600-1775; letters; Winthrop, John (1588-1649)
MSS 413, Box 1, Folder 18
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