Fundamental Orders of Connecticut,14 January 1638

Fundamental Orders of Connecticut,14 January 1638 The People of Windsor, Hartford, & Wethersfield near the Connecticut River wish to establish a peaceful union in an orderly government according to God & to deal with the people’s affairs in a public state or commonwealth in order to maintain the liberty & purity of the gospel, the… Read more Fundamental Orders of Connecticut,14 January 1638

An Ordinance and Constitution of the Virginia Company in England for a Council of State and General Assembly (24 July 1621)

An Ordinance and Constitution of the Virginia Company in England for a Council of State and General Assembly (24 July 1621) We’re trying to establish self-government in Virginia to help the people here to address injustice, grievances & oppression – or to avoid them by establishing supreme councils to assist the governor & increase strength,… Read more An Ordinance and Constitution of the Virginia Company in England for a Council of State and General Assembly (24 July 1621)

The King Overrides Virginia’s Objections to the Grant Given Lord Baltimore (1629-1633)

The King Overrides Virginia’s Objections to the Grant Given Lord Baltimore (1629-1633) July 3, 1633 – to Lords Commissioners for Foreign Plantation Virginia planters object to a grant given to others reapportioning their lands, which may create problems with trade, government, etc. Lord Baltimore was one of the grantees. Baltimore & Virginia planters need to… Read more The King Overrides Virginia’s Objections to the Grant Given Lord Baltimore (1629-1633)

“Complaints Against New England” (1632-1638)

“Complaints Against New England” (1632-1638) Petitions & complaints grew due to desire for a more orderly government, especially since it used to be more orderly & now it isn’t People of Massachusetts, being obedient to the kind, still wish to be so even if they’ve left the country. We’re upset that the Lords have recalled… Read more “Complaints Against New England” (1632-1638)