Mourt's Relation

By Jordan D. Fiore,

Book cover of Mourt's Relation: A Journal of the Pilgrims at Plymouth

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This great work is in the Second Printing 2006. The first printing was 1985. Mourt's Relation was originally printed in 1622 and is the first-hand published account of the coming of the Pilgrims to the New World. It is an invaluable primary resource for Pilgrim history and provides the first…

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Sub-titled “A Journal of the Pilgrims at Plymouth,” this first-person account of the Pilgrims' early years includes detail not found in Bradford's account. As Winslow's purpose was to attract new immigrants to support Plymouth Plantation, he tends to paint a much rosier picture than the more straightforward Bradford. This book's advantage is that it was written contemporaneously.

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