Grant of Hampshire to Capt. John Mason, 7th of Novemr., 1629
This Indenture made ye Seaventh day of Novembr Anno Domini 1629 & in ye Fifth yeeare of ye Reigne of our Soveraigne Lord Charles by ye Grace of God King of England Scotland France & Ireland Defender of the Faith &c. Between ye President & Councell of new England on the one partie & Capt John Mason of London Esqr on ye other partie Witinesseth yt whereas our late Soveraigne Lord of ffaimous Memory King James for ye makeing a Plantation & establishing of a Colony or Colonyes in the Countrey called or knowen by ye name of New England in America did his Highness letters patents under ye greate Seale of England bearing date att Westminster ye third day of Novembr.
The Federal and State Constitutions Colonial Charters, and Other Organic Laws of the States, Territories, and Colonies Now or Heretofore Forming the United States of America.
Compiled and Edited Under the Act of Congress of June 30, 1906 by Francis Newton Thorpe
Washington, DC : Government Printing Office, 1909.
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