The Indomitable John Scott: Citizen of Long Island, 1632-1704

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THE INDOMITABLE JOHN SCOTT: CITIZEN OF LONG ISLAND 1632-1704

By LILIAN T. MOWRER

PREFACE BY HAROLD HULME Professor of History, New York University

FARRAR, STRAUS AND CUDAHY NEW YORK

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Table of Contents vii
  • Preface xi
  • Author's Note xiii
  • Part One 1
  • Chapter I - Civil War 3
  • Bibliographical Notes 11
  • Chapter II - John is Deported 12
  • Bibliographical Notes 15
  • Chapter III - The Scotts of Scot's Hall 16
  • Bibliographical Notes 22
  • Chapter IV - Salem 23
  • Bibliographical Notes 31
  • Chapter V - John's Education 32
  • Bibliographical Notes 37
  • Chapter VI - Difficult Years 38
  • Bibliographical Notes 42
  • Chapter VII - Westward Ho! 43
  • Bibliographical Notes 47
  • Chapter VIII - Long Island 48
  • Bibliographical Note 55
  • Chapter IX - Landed Proprietor 56
  • Bibliographical Notes 58
  • Chapter X - John's Early Successes 60
  • Bibliographical Notes 67
  • Chapter XI - Restoration England 69
  • Bibliographical Notes 80
  • Chapter XII - Massachusetts' Secret Agent? 82
  • Biblographical Notes 94
  • Chapter XIII - The Second Homecoming 95
  • Bibliographical Notes 102
  • Chapter XIV - The People's Choice -- President Scott 103
  • Bibliographical Notes 108
  • Chapter XV - John Urges the Dutch To Revolt 109
  • Bibliographical Notes 123
  • Chapter XVI - Governor Winthrop Strikes 124
  • Bibliographical Notes 127
  • Chapter XVII - Condemned -- and Vindicated 128
  • Bibliographical Notes 139
  • Chapter XVIII - England Acquires New Netherland 140
  • Chapter XIX - John Stands by the People 145
  • Bibliographical Notes 149
  • Chapter XX - John's Sacrifice for Freedom 150
  • Bibliographical Notes 160
  • Part Two 163
  • Chapter XXI - Get-Away 165
  • Bibliographical Notes 169
  • Chapter XXII - Explorer of the Spanish Main 171
  • Bibliographical Notes 179
  • Chapter XXIII - Major-General Scott On Active Service 181
  • Bibliographical Notes 185
  • Chapter XXIV - The Battle for St. Christopher 186
  • Bibliographical Notes 190
  • Chapter XXV - Royal Geographer 192
  • Bibliographical Notes 195
  • Chapter XXVI - Colonel Scott in Holland 196
  • Bibliographical Notes 204
  • Chapter XXVII - Deborah Egmont and The Recruiting Officer 205
  • Bibliographical Notes 212
  • Chapter XXVIII - Dispontejn Goes to Jail 213
  • Bibliographical Notes 217
  • Chapter XXIX - John in the Third Dutch War 219
  • Bibliographical Notes 225
  • Chapter XXX - The Secret Doings Of John Scott 227
  • Bibliographical Notes 235
  • Chapter XXXI - British Agent 236
  • Bibliographical Notes 243
  • Chapter XXXII - France Loses an Ally And John Loses a Job 244
  • Bibliographical Notes 248
  • Part Three 251
  • Chapter XXXIII - A Bourbon as Patron 253
  • Bibliographical Notes 258
  • Chapter XXXIV - A Curious Experiment 259
  • Bibliographical Notes 267
  • Chapter XXXV - Years of Mystery 268
  • Bibliographical Notes 273
  • Chapter XXXVI - Pepys Approaches John 274
  • Bibliography Notes 277
  • Chapter XXXVII - The Popish Plot 278
  • Bibliographical Note 283
  • Chapter XXXVIII - "Buckingham's John" 284
  • Bibliographical Notes 291
  • Chapter Xxxix - The Plot Thickens 292
  • Bibliographical Notes 296
  • Chapter XL - John Warns King Louis; And Receives a Strange Confession 297
  • Bibliographical Note 305
  • Chapter XLI - John Accuses Pepys 306
  • Bibliographical Notes 314
  • Chapter XLII - Counter Attack 315
  • Bibliographical Notes 324
  • Chapter XLIII - The Affidavits 325
  • Bibliographical Notes 333
  • Chapter XLIV - Joyne's Journal 334
  • Chapter XLV - The Legend of John Scott 344
  • Bibliographical Notes 356
  • Chapter XLVI - Murder in the Dark 357
  • Bibliographical Notes 369
  • Chapter XLVII - Last Days 370
  • Bliographical Notes 381
  • Epilogue 382
  • Bibliographical Notes 390
  • Appendices 391
  • Bibliography and Abbreviations 411
  • Selected Secondary Sources 425
  • Index 429
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