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Sports In Connecticut - History
... John Winthrop, then of Massachusetts, received permission to create a new colony at Old Saybrook at the mouth of the Connecticut River in 1635 ... Saybrook Colony was a direct challenge to Dutch claims ... The colony was not more than a small outpost and never matured ...
Fundamental Agreement Of The New Haven Colony
... The Fundamental Agreement of the New Haven Colony was signed on June 4, 1639 ... The free planters (founders of the New Haven Colony) who assented to the agreement are listed below William Andrews Richard Beckley John Benham Jarvis Boykin William Browning ...
History Of Stamford, Connecticut - Early History
... was signed on 1 July 1640 between Captain Turner of the New Haven Colony and Chief Ponus ... The group had formed "The Rippowam Company" and contracted with the New Haven Colony to settle the Rippowam area ... Hence initially the settlement was a part of the New Haven Colony, as was Greenwich to the west ...
East Haven, Connecticut - History
... The area now known as East Haven was obtained by Puritan settlers Reverend John Davenport and Theophilus Eaton on November 29, 1638, as part of the purchase of New Haven from Sachem ... of land that made up the original town of East Haven ... The southern boundary is the Long Island Sound, and the North Haven town line is the northern boundary ...
William Leete - Career
... at Guilford from 1651 to 1658, and as deputy from Guilford to the New Haven Colony General Court from 1643 to 1649 ... He was Commissioner of New Haven Colony (1655-1658), Deputy Governor (1658-1661) and Governor of the New Haven Colony from 1661 to 1664 ... After the consolidation of New Haven Colony and the Colony of Connecticut, he became Governor of the Colony of Connecticut from 1676 to 1683 ...

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    “Tall tales” were told of the sociability of the Texans, one even going so far as to picture a member of the Austin colony forcing a stranger at the point of a gun to visit him.
    —Administration in the State of Texa, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)

    Quinquireme of Nineveh from distant Ophir
    Rowing home to haven in sunny Palestine,
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