Winthrop and America's
Point of Departure
Your constant zeal for the things of God and man may
truly entitle you to be the Father and first founder of this
flourishing colony, and will have the happiness to
leave behind you a lasting memory.
Francis Williams to John Winthrop, 1643
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Book title: Bonds of Affection: Civic Charity and the Making of America--Winthrop, Jefferson, and Lincoln.
Contributors: Matthew S. Holland - Author.
Publisher: Georgetown University Press.
Place of publication: Washington, DC.
Publication year: 2007.
Page number: 18.
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