A Letter Home From Massachusetts Bay in 1631

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Title

A Letter Home From Massachusetts Bay in 1631

Subject

indentured servitude, migration, colonies, labor

Description

This primary document is a letter and a first-hand account of life for indentured servitudes, and draws parallels between the treatment of indentured servants and slavery. It also provides a look into the difficulties of settling the New World. In this instance, this person describes their high and difficult workload.

Creator

___Pond

Source

Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society, 2nd Series, vol. 8 (Boston, 1892–1894), 471–73.

Publisher

University of Memphis

Date

1631

Contributor

Massachusetts Historical Society

Rights

History Matters, http://historymatters.gmu.edu/d/5787

Citation

___Pond , “A Letter Home From Massachusetts Bay in 1631,” Early North America, accessed April 20, 2019, https://hist4620.omeka.net/items/show/3.

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