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Puritan Village
The Formation of a New England Town
Sumner Chilton Powell

Wesleyan University Press


• Introduction
• The Web of Open-field life
• Land, Hunger, Borough Rights, and the Power to Tax
• The Secrets of the Corporation of This Town of Sudbury
“It Is Ordered by the Court”
• Watertown on the Charles
• “It Is Ordered and Agreed by This Town”
• “All Civil Liberties As Other Towns Have”
• “ We Shall Be Judged by Men of Our Own Choosing”
• “Interest in This Town of Marlborough”
• The Origin and Stability of a New England Town
• Notes
• Appendices
• Bibliography
• Index

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 12:55:08 -0500