Anonymous, King Charles II, Letter to the Governour of the Massachusetts in New England, 1664

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Anonymous, King Charles II, Letter to the Governour of the Massachusetts in New England, 1664



K. Charles 2ds Letter to the Governor of the Mattachusetts
in New England
upon his sending Commissioners there

23 Apr 1664

abt A.D. 1664

Trusty & wilbeloved &c Having taken very
much to heart the welfare and advancement of
those Our Plantations in America, and particularly
that of New England, which in truth hast
given a good example of industry and sobriety, to
all the rest, whereby God hath blessed it above the
rest; and having in our Royall breast a tender
impatience to make use of Gods extraordinary
blessings upon us and our subjects in those parts,
by improving the knowledge of him, and his holy
name, in the conversion of Infidells & Pagans
which ought to be the chief end of all Christian
[inserted in left margin] Conversion of Infidels
Plantations, We have thought fit, since We can
not in person visite those Our so distant Dominions,
the good Government whereof, and the due
administration of justice wherein, We do notwithstanding
know to be as much Our duty as
that which concernes. Our nearest Kingdome,
to send such Commissioners thither, as may in
Our names visit the same, and after having
taken a view of the good government there, and
received

Writer

Anonymous
Date written
1664
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Collection
John Carter Brown Library, Brown University
File name
King Charles II, Letter to the Governour of the Massachusetts in New England 1664, 1664-00x-00x-00x

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