Legacy Library: Myles Standish

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TagsReligion (29), Sermons (9), History (7), Classics (2), Reference (2), Militaria (2), Bibles (2), Agriculture (1), Psalms (1), Law (1) — see all tags

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About meMyles Standish (~1593 - 3 October 1656), Mayflower passenger and commander of the Plymouth colony's militia. Served as a soldier in the Netherlands prior to the passage to America. Was the governor's assistant in Plymouth, as well as the colony's treasurer. He moved to Duxbury in the mid-1630s. Married first Rose --, who died early in 1621, and second Barbara --, with whom he had seven children.

About my libraryStandish's library is given as documented in the probate inventory of his estate, taken 8 December 1656 and presented 4 May 1657. The books are valued at £11/13, out of a total inventory value of £358/7.

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GroupsLibraries of Early America

Real nameMyles Standish

LocationPlymouth and Duxbury, MA

Favorite authorsNot set

Account typepublic, lifetime

URLs http://www.librarything.com/profile/MylesStandish (profile)
http://www.librarything.com/catalog/MylesStandish (library)

Member sinceNov 24, 2011

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