Foundations of Colonial America: A Documentary History - Vol. 3

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absentee property owners: taxation of, 2169; power of attorney for, 2536-37; collection of quit rents for, 1550, 1556
Acadia, see Nova Scotia
Accomenticus, Maine: forms government, 263- 64 ; annexed by Massachusetts, 265
Act of Recognition (1690), 1357
Act of Settlement (1701), 1361-64
Acts of Trade, see Navigation Acts
administration of estates, 634, 636, 642, 646- 50, 683-85, 686-87, 1533-37, 1538-40, 1567, 1619-20, 2014, 2401, 2444, 2448-49, 2452, 2490, 2571-78 passim; and county courts, 2448; security for, 2452
admiralty jurisdiction: England, 218, 2320, 2329; power on high seas, 333; Massachu- setts, 167-68, 220-21, 335-40; Connec- ticut, adopts Massachusetts laws, 358; New Netherlands, 993, 1123, 1126-29; Virginia, 1846,1894
Adolphus, Gustavus, 729; and trade with New World, 748-55
affirmation, by Quakers in place of oaths, 952, 1156-57, 1313-14, 1335-37
Agrarian Laws of 1672 (Carolina), 1927-30, 2442
Albany (New York), 1064, 1287; see also Fort Orange
Albany Conference (1754), 1367-77
Albemarle, Duke of, 1747-48
Albemarle county, 1847-48; see also North Carolina
alcoholic beverages: and Indians, 135, 2235-38, 2239; licensing, 2196, 2199-2200, 2236-37; price regulation, 2176; prohibited, 1679, 2183; taxation, 188-90, 1971, 2135-36
Alden, John, 72, 555
Aldworth, Robert, grant of Pemaquid, 283
Alexander, Pope, papal bull of 1493, 3, 1669; see also Treaty of Tordesillas
Allen, Samuel, and dispute with Massachusetts, 210
Amsterdam (Holland) and colonization, 777- 83; and deed to Delaware Colony, 792-93
Anabaptists, banished from Massachusetts, 474- 75
Andros, Sir Edmund: New England, 17; appointed governor of Dominion of New England, 163-70; surrender of Rhode Island and Connecticut to, 179-81; revolt against, 199-201; New York, appointed governor of (1674), 1045-46; and conflict over New Jersey, 838-40; grant of a town, 286-87; order Anglican church built, 482-83; and his overthrow, 885-87; Delaware, 826-28; see also Duke's Laws
Anglican church: Connecticut, members ex- empt from maintaining Puritan church, 491; established in Georgia, 2308-14; established in Maryland, 1324-28; rites enforced in New Hampshire, 149, 495-97; established in North Carolina, 2298-2302; North Carolina dissenters from, 2305; controversy in South Carolina, 1746, 1797, 1855-56, 1912, 1959, 1975, 1977, 2276-97; see also Book of Com- mon Prayer, church, ministry, oaths, parish, religion, vestry
Anglo-Dutch conflict, 768-69, 800-04, 807-17, 1093 Anglo-French conflict, 954, 2052-55, 2242- 43 Anglo-Spanish conflict, 2003; 2003; see also St. Augustine
Anne, Queen of England: oath under, 2337-40; appoints Dudley governor of Massachusetts (1702), 318-27; appoints Cornbury gover- nor of New Jersey (1702), 944-64; procla- mation regulating value of foreign coins (1704), 544-45; repeals proprietor's laws on religion (1705), 2291-97; disallows Penn- sylvania laws (1706), 1170-74
Antigua, 2328-31
apprenticeship, 408, 1023, 2089; English pau- per child, 2173; orphans, 1534, 1536, 2452; poor children, 1204, 1212; to cooper, 1196- 97; to wheelwright, 2415; compulsory for idlers, 1884; payment at end of service, 442- 43; see also servitude
Argall, Samuel, defeat of French, 11; Council for New England division, 45; and Virginia, 1876-83 passim
aristocracy: power to create in Carolina char-

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Table of contents

  • Foundations of Golonial America *
  • Preface v
  • Foundations of Colonial America *
  • Contents xi
  • Colonial Charters *
  • The Structure and Function of Government *
  • The Regulation of the Status and Activities of Individuals *
  • Taxation *
  • Regulation of Economic Activity *
  • Ecclesiastical Affairs *
  • Acts of Parliament and Royal Pr Oclama Tions *
  • Local Government *
  • Land Acquisition *
  • Laws Affecting Property Ownership *
  • Public and Private Records of Land Distribution Deeds, Grants, Patents *
  • Public and Private Records of Land Distribution: Wills and Estates *
  • Glossary *
  • Table of Regnal Years *
  • Bibliography *
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