Definition of Edward winslow
1. Noun. English colonial administrator who traveled to America on the Mayflower and served as the first governor of the Plymouth Colony (1595-1655).
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Literary usage of Edward winslow
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1. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register by Henry Fritz-Gilbert Waters (1884)
"edward winslow.* Communicated by OD SCULL, Esq., of Oxford, England. BELKNAP and other historical writers have duly placed on record all the particular and ..."
2. Collections by Massachusetts Historical Society (1863)
"LETTERS OF edward winslow * edward winslow TO JOHN WINTHROP, JR. ... but * Edward Winslow was one of the most accomplished and influential men of Plymouth ..."
3. Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society by Massachusetts Historical Society (1886)
"Two commissions, one appointing edward winslow a Register of Wills, &c., for Plymouth County, and one for Suffolk County, are noticed. ..."
4. The American Colonies in the Seventeenth Century by Herbert Levi Osgood (1907)
"Massachusetts appointed edward winslow as her agent in England to assist in counteracting their plans.2 Winslow went fully commissioned and instructed, ..."
5. Winthrop's Journal, "History of New England," 1630-1649 by John Winthrop, James Kendall Hosmer (1908)
"The court had made choice of Mr. edward winslow, (one of the magistrates of Plymouth,) as a fit man to be employed in our present affairs in England, ..."
6. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences by California Academy of Sciences (1920)
"(Issued August 11, 1913) $1.00 (Columbiformes to Pelecaniformes). By Edward Winslow Gifford. Pages 133-202. IX. ..."
7. History of New England by John Gorham Palfrey, Francis Winthrop Palfrey (1892)
"After Bradford, — or after Bradford and Brewster,— the first Colony owed to no man so much as to edward winslow. Always intelligent, generous, confident, ..."