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William Shirley, King's Governor of Massachusetts.


Chapel Hill, Published for the Institute of Early American History and Culture at Williamsburg, Va., by the University of Noth Carolina Press [1961] .
ISBN 9780807808306, 080780830X

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Subjects Massachusetts.
Shirley, William (Politiker)
Shirley, William, 1694-1771
Shirley, William, 1694-1771.
Shirley.
Description 292 pages ; 24 cm
Copyright Date [1961]
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Summary The Shirleys were an old Sussex family. Upon the restoration of the monarchy in 1660 the first William Shirley moved to London to engage in trade. His eldest son married his distant cousin Elizabeth Godman. Elizabeth gave birth to William III on December 2, 1694. William III inherited his grandfather Godman estate and he studied law. Somewhere around 1731 William left for America and went to Boston. Where he later became a colonial governor of Massachessetts . He died at Roxbury, Massachessetts in 1771.
Contents Newcastle's friend -- Newcastle's promises -- The new governor -- Smugglers, politicians, and clergymen -- Louisbourg -- The Canadian expeditions -- New alliances -- His majesty's commissioner -- The empire in crisis -- Limited warfare -- Niagara campaign -- Patronage lost -- Patronage regained.
Geographic Area n-us-ma
Network Numbers (OCoLC)423647
(OCoLC)ocm00423647
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Schutz, John A., 1919-2005.
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