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The Ancestors of John Williams and Selina Brewster

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384. William7 Brewster

Brewster Genealogy p. lxi-lxxv: He died without having made a will, and on 5 Jun 1644, his "onely two soones surviveling," Jonathan and Love, were appointed administrators of his estate.


[Court Orders, II:101. Under date of 5 Jun 1644.]

Lres of administacon of all the goods and cattells of mr Willm Brewster deceased are graunted by the Court to jonathan Brewster and Love Brewster And A true Inventory thereof was exhitied to the Court upon the Oathes of the said Jonathan & Love.

[Plymouth Colony Wills, I:53.]

Lres of administacon of all the goods and cattells of mr Willm Brewster Deceased were graunted to Jonathan Brewster and Love Brewster at the genrall Court holden at Plymouth the fift Day of June in the xxth yeare of his said Mas no Raigne of England &c and a true Inventory thereof was exhibited to the Court upon the Oathes of the said Jonathan and Love the same Court. The Inventory followeth
£ s d
Inpris 4 paire of stockings 00. 04. 00
It 3 wascoats and a paire of drawers 00. 06. 00
It 1 old gowne 00. 09. 00
It 1 blew coth suite 00. 15. 00
It 1 old suite turned 00. 05. 00
It 1 black coate 00. 01. 06
It old cloathes 00. 03. 00
It 1 black cloth suite 00. 06. 06
It 1 paire of greene drawers 00. 01. 00
It 1 paire of leather drawers 00. 00. 06
It 1 list wascoate 00. 00. 06
It 1 trusse 00. 00. 06
It 1 black coate 00. 10. 00
It 1 black stuff suite 00. 10. 00
It 1 black suite & cloake 01. 15. 00
It 1 dublett 00. 01. 06
It 1 peere of stockings 00. 01. 00
It 1 black gowne 02. 10. 00
It 1 black hatt 00. 04. 00
It 1 old hatt 00. 00. 06
It 2 pere of gloves 00. 01. 00
It 1 paire of shooes 00. 03. 06
It 2 paire of shooes 00. 01. 00
It 1 sheete 00. 01. 00
It 1 paire of canvas sheetes 00. 12. 00
It 1 paire of old sheets 00. 06. 00
It 1 paire of sheets 00. 07. 00
It 1 old paire of canvas sheets 00. 04. 00
It 1 paire of little sheets 00. 09. 00
It 1 single sheete 00. 06. 06
It 1 diapr cloth 00. 07. 00
It 1 sherte handles and other tooles 00. 04. 06
It 1 sherte 00. 01. 00
It 1 canvas sheete 00. 06. 00
It 1 pillow beere 00. 02. 00
It 1 paire of fine sheets 00. 15. 00
It 1 paire of courser sheets 00. 12. 00
It 1 paire of pillow beers 00. 06. 00
It 1 towell 00. 01. 00
It 1 pillow beere 00. 02. 00
It 1 towell 00. 01. 00
It 12 handkersheefs 00. 08. 00
It 14 handkercheefs 00. 03. 00
It 1 fine handkercher 00. 03. 00
It 1 table cloth 00. 03. 00
It 1 little table cloth 00. 02. 00
It 6 towells 00. 04. 00
It 1 old pillowbeere 00. 01. 00
It 3 hand kerchers 00. 00. 08
It 1 wrought capp 00. 06. 00
It 1 laced capp 00. 02. 00
It 1 quilted capp 00. 01. 06
It 2 old capps 00. 00. 06
It 1 ruffle band 00. 02. 00
It ruff ript out 00. 02. 00
It 6 bands 00. 01. 00
It 1 red capp 00. 00. 08
It 1 budell of linnen raggs 00. 00. 04
It 2 gerdles 00. 01. 00
It 2 paire of thinn stockings 00. 01. 00
It 1 knitt cap 00. 01. 00
It 1 paire of garters 00. 00. 04
It 1 knife 00. 00. 03
It a table and forme 00. 15. 00
It 1 pistoll 00. 07. 00
It 1 silvr beaker & a spoone 01. 05. 06
It 1 little trunck 00. 00. 06
It 1 bagg & a felling axe 00. 00. 10
It 1 little desk 00. 01. 00
It 1 chest 00. 10. 00
It 1 brod chest 00. 08. 00
It 3 cusheons 00. 06. 00
It 1 greene cusheon 00. 00. 06
It 1 settle bed 00. 10. 00
It 1 chaire 00. 04. 00
It 1 paire of bellows 00. 01. 06
It a fire shovell & tongues 00. 02. 00
It 1 chamber pott 00. 03. 00
It 1 pewter bottle 00. 00. 06
It 2 pewter cupp & spoons 00. 02. 00
It 1 combe 00. 00. 04
It 2 brushes 00. 00. 04
It 1 candle stick and snuffer 00. 02. 00
It 1 lampe 00. 00. 09
It 1 boxe 00. 00. 03
It sizzers 00. 00. 04
It 1 paire of black silk stockings 00. 01. 06
It a dagger & knife 00. 02. 00
It tobaccoe case & [sic] 00. 00. 03
It 1 case of bottles 00. 04. 00
It 2 boxes 00. 02. 00
It 1 rapier 00. 01. 00
It 2 hammers 00. 00. 06
It 1 earthen pott 00. 00. 04
It 1 feather bed & bolster 02. 05. 00
It 1 blanket 00. 10. 00
It 1 old white rugg 00. 03. 00
It 1 white rugg 00. 15. 00
It a feather bed boulster & pillowes 03. 00. 00
It 1 greene wascoate 00. 02. 00
It 2 blankets & rugg 00. 12. 00
It a peece of blankett 00. 00. 06
It 1 greene rugg 01. 05. 00
It 3 curtaines valence & rodds 00. 06. 00
It 1 earthen pott wth sugar 00. 01. 06
It tobaccoe & some pipes 00. 01. 06
It 1 old hed peece 00. 00. 08
It a burning glasse 00. 00. 06
It a tobaccoe box & tongs 00. 00. 03
It in silver 00. 17. 00
These goods were praised by Capt. Miles Standish & mr John Done May 10th 1644.

At his house at Duxburrow praised by mr Thom Prence & Capt Miles Standish may 18th 1644.

Inpris a feather bed & boulster a pillow & straw bed 02. 10. 00
It 1 white rugg 00. 10. 00
It 1 old white irish blanket 00. 05. 00
It 1 white english blanket 00. 10. 00
It 1 sword 00. 01. 06
It 1 chamber pott 00. 01. 06
It 1 table without frame 00. 03. 00
It 1 bedstead & settle 00. 15. 00
It 1 stoole 00. 00. 04
It 1 deske 00. 01. 00
It old iron 00. 00. 08
It vallens curtaines & rodds 00. 03. 00
It a bras hooke to hang a hat upon 00. 00. 04
It white capp 00. 00. 08
It 1 paire of sheets 00. 06. 00
It a towell 00. 00. 03
It a trusse 00. 02. 06
It an old trunck 00. 04. 00
It 1 old greene cusheon 00. 00. 03
It 1 pewter bottle 00. 00. 03
It 2 little chatachismees 00. 00. 04
It 1 lambeth on the will of man 00. 00. 02
It 1 morrall Discourse 00. 00. 02
It Discovery of spanish Inquisicon 00. 00. 03
It Johnson on 18th math 00. 00. 04
It remaynes of Brittaine 00. 01. 00
It Description of new England 00. 00. 04
It 1 violet color cloth coate 01. 05. 00
It 1 Coslett 00. 10. 00
It a table & forme 00. 10. 00
It 1 chaire 00. 01. 00
It a little table 00. 02. 00
It 1 settle bed 00. 02. 00
It 2 chaines 00. 08. 00
It 2 old shares & 1 Coulter 01. 00. 00
It 1 yeok of oxen 10 yeare old 16. 00. 00
It 2 yoke of oxen yeonger 28. 00. 00
It 1 two yere old stere 02. 10. 00
It 1 old cowe 04. 10. 00
It 1 red cowe 04. 10. 00
It 2 yeong Cowes 08. 00. 00
It 1 lame cowe 01. 10. 00
It 2 yearling heiffers 02. 10. 00
It 1 calf unweaned 00. 08. 00
It half a yeong sowe 00. 08. 00
It 1 shoate & a half 00. 09. 00
It a pig 00. 01. 00
£ s d
The totall is 107. 0. 8
Myles Standish Tho: Prence.
An Inventory of the latten books taken by mr Bradford mr Prence and mr Reynor May 18th 1644.
£ s d
Inpris Nova testamenti Malarato 01. 04. 00
It Tromelius & Junius biblia sacra 00. 18. 00
It Beza nova testament lat & Cre 01. 00. 00
It Centuria Selecta 00. 08. 00
It Calvin duodecim prphet 00. 15. 00
It Clavis scriptura flacio illirico 00. 15. 00
It Peter Martry Com prio ad Corinthos 00. 08. 00
It Musculus Isaiam & Romanos 00. 12. 00
It Regneri prandini 00. 02. 06
It Gecolumnadij in Jeremia 00. 03. 00
It Crisostm mattias & Joannes 00. 06. 00
It Musculus Psamos David 00. 12. 00
It Calvi ad Daniel 00. 05. 00
It Calvi on Isaye 00. 15. 00
It musculus ambos Epist ad Corinthos 00. 08. 00
It Molleri ad Psalmos 00. 10. 00
It Lanaterus Esechieli 00. 05. 00
It Zanchij ad Ephe 00. 06. 00
It Syntagma amudo polo Syntagmatis theologia Christianos 00. 10. 00
It Sulteti Isaiam 00. 05. 00
It Purei Hoseam 00. 01. 00
It Gualterin Delverin nov testa 00. 02. 06
It Psalm Pagnij 00. 02. 06
It Pareus in Genosa 00. 08. 06
It Piscator in Nova Testament 00. 17. 00
It Pareus ad Romanos 00. 05. 00
It Pareus ad Priorem Corinthos 00. 04. 00
It Calvin Eze vigint prima 00. 03. 00
It Tabula Analytice Stephano 00. 01. 06
It Cartwrigh harma 4 Evangl 00. 05. 00
It Pascillia Hemnigm 00. 01. 00
It De vera Jes Chr. Religione 00. 01. 00
It Erasmus in Marcin 00. 01. 06
It Perkerius politica Eccle 00. 05. 00
It Piscator in Genesn 00. 02. 00
It Kykermano Systema Physica 00. 08. 00
It Beza Confess Christ 00. 02. 04
It Rollock in Dany 00. 02. 06
It Daven in prio Juni 00. 02. 00
It Thom Thomaseus Dix 00. 02. 00
It Bastwick Apologeticus 00. 00. 06
It Machavelii princeps 00. 01. 08
It Elenchus papistice Bastwick 00. 00. 06
It Rollock ad Psalmos 00. 02. 06
It Rainoldi de Romane Eccles 00. 02. 06
It Calvin in Josua 00. 01. 00
It Syntagma vigandus 00. 01. 06
It Epistola Apologetica 00. 01. 06
It Paraphrasa Erasmus in Luke 00. 01. 06
It latina gramatica 00. 00. 06
It Hebrew gramat 00. 00. 06
It Camden Brittain 00. 03. 00
It Rollock ad Romanos Ephes 00. 03. 00
It Dixtio: triglotts 00. 01. 06
It Buxtorff lexicon 00. 04. 06
It Cartwright proverbia 00. 07. 00
It Junij ad Ecclam Dei 00. 00. 03
It Tyrocinia 00. 00. 04
It Poemata Heringij 00. 00. 02
It Ad Revrendismos patres eccliarm Anglicann 00. 00. 06
It Amesij contra Grevin Co 00. 00. 06
It Hypomneses 00. 00. 03
It Antichristus prognostica 00. 00. 04
It Narmonin Evangelin 00. 00. 06

15. 19. 04

An Inventory of the English bookes taken by mr Bradford & mr Prence
It 1 English Bible lattin letter 00. 08. 00
It 1 English bible 00. 06. 00
It a new Testament 00. 05. 00
It mr Ainsworths Psalmes in prose & meter 00. 02. 00
It 1 new testament 00. 01. 04
It Major Coment new testament 00. 12. 00
It Hexapla upon Daniell 00. 05. 00
It 2 volumes of mr Perkins 01. 10. 00
It mr Hernes works 00. 05. 00
It Babingtons works 00. 08. 00
It Cartwright against Remists 00. 08. 00
It Byfeild on Coloss 00. 05. 00
It Dodoner Herball 00. 06. 00
It mr Rogers on Judges 00. 06. 00
It mr Richardson on ye state of Eur 00. 04. 00
It Knights Concord 00. 05. 00
It Calvin on Isay 00. 06. 00
It Willett on Roman 00. 06. 00
It Grensames workes 00. 10. 00
It Bodens Comon weale 00. 08. 00
It Willet on the 1st Samuel 00. 04. 00
It Surveyor by Ratborne 00. 03. 00
It Willet on Genesis 00. 07. 00
It Senaca workes 00. 06. 00
It Wilcocks on Psalmes 00. 06. 00
It Cottons Concordanc 2 volumes 00. 12. 00
It Scholasticall Discourse about the Crosse 00. 04. 00
It Taylor upon Tytus 00. 05. 00
It Hill upon life Ever 00. 05. 00
It Wilsons Dixonor 00. 06. 00
It Waimes Christia Synagogue 00. 02. 00
It Gibbines question & disbutacons 00. 02. 06
It Calvin Harmon Evan 00. 06. 00
It Defence of Synod of Dort by Robin 00. 02. 00
It Messelina 00. 03. 01
It Downams Warfarr 2 prt 00. 04. 00
It Barlow on 2 Tymothy 00. 02. 06
It Jackson agst misbeleefe 00. 02. 00
It Cartwright agst Whitgift 2 prt 00. 02. 00
It Granger on Eccl 00. 02. 00
It Brightman Revel 00. 05. 00
It Birdag Anti 00. 02. 00
It Byfeild on 1 pet 00. 05. 00
It Weymes on Image of God in man 00. 02. 00
It Parr on Romans 00. 05. 00
It Robinson observacons 00. 02. 00
It Right way to go to worke 00. 02. 00
It Byfeilds sermons on 1 peter 00. 05. 00
It Dod on Comandts 00. 02. 06
It Mayor on Catholick Epistles 00. 03. 00
It Taylor parable on the Sower 00. 02. 00
It Narme of Chr: strarr 00. 02. 00
It Morley of truth of religion 00. 03. 00
It Attersons badges of christianyty 00. 02. 00
It Downam consolatrix 00. 03. 00
It Elton on 7 Romans 00. 02. 06
It a Declaracon of Quitill question 00. 02. 00
It Byfeild on 3 of peter 00. 01. 06
It 7 prbleames against Antechrist 00. 01. 00
It Dike upon Repent 00. 01. 06
It Sibbs Soules Comfort 00. 03. 06
It passions of the mynd 00. 01. 06
It 5 books of sermons stichet together 00. 01. 00
It Constitucons & Cannons of bb: of Cant 00. 00. 02
It Wittenhall Discovery of abuses 00. 01. 00
It Rollock on Thessal 00. 02. 00
It Heaven opened by Coopr 00. 02. 00
It Treasury of Similes 00. 04. 00
It Downefall of popery 00. 02. 00
It Saints by calling by Wilson 00. 02. 00
It Wittenhall doscovry of abuses 00. 02. 00
It Udall on Lamentacons 00. 01. 04
It Dyocean Tryall 00. 00. 06
It Sparks agst Albin 00. 02. 06
It Wottons Defence of Perkins Refor Catholike 00. 02. 06
It Brinslow on Ezech 00. 03. 00
It Defenc of ministers reasons 00. 01. 06
It Downam agst Bath & Wells 00. 01. 06
It A Discourse of troubles Chu: of Amster 00. 01. 00
It mr Smyths 3 treatises 00. 02. 06
It Discourse of equivocation 00. 01. 06
It mr Smyths paroliles 00. 00. 08
It a peticon for reformacon 00. 00. 06
It a primer of Chr: Relig 00. 00. 09
It a Discourse of varianc betweene pope & venet 00. 01. 00
It Broughton on lament 00. 01. 00
It Perkins on Sat Sophist 00. 00. 06
It a Discourse of Adoracon of Reliqus 00. 01. 00
It Trew marks of Catholike Church 00. 00. 06
It a Quodlibet to bewarr of preists 00. 00. 04
It justifycacon of sepracon 00. 02. 00
It Stocks answere to Campion 00. 02. 00
It Dike on the heart 00. 02. 00
It Perkins on 11 Hebrewes 00. 03. 02
It Bayne on Ephes 00. 02. 00
It Dike on repent & Ch. temtations 00. 02. 00
It Bolton on true happynes 00. 01. 06
It Downame agst Beller 00. 01. 08
It Wotton on 1 John 00. 02. 00
It Gouge Armor of God 00. 02. 00
It Plea for Infants 00. 01. 06
It Dod on Comandnts 00. 03. 00
It Rollock on effectuall calling 00. 01. 10
It Calling of Jewes by smyth 00. 01. 00
It Prin Antearminescence 00. 01. 08
It Discovery by Barrow 00. 03. 00
It Ainsworth Defence of scripture 00. 01. 06
It 2 Downame Reply agst Bath 00. 03. 00
It Admonition to Parlint 00. 01. 06
It Refutacon to Gifford 00. 02. 06
It Perth Assembly 00. 01. 06
It Defence of the Ministers reasons 00. 01. 06
It Treatise of ministery of England 00. 01. 00
It Cassander Anglicans 01. 01. 08
It Downams warfarr 00. 05. 00
It the meane of mourneing 00. 08. 00
It Hackhill History of Indyes [no value given]
It Sweeds Intellegencer 00. 01. 06
It Comunion of Saints 00. 02. 00
It Abridgement of ministers of Lincolne 00. 01. 06
It Jacob attestation 00. 01. 00
It modest Defence 00. 03. 00
It exposicon of Canticles 00. 01. 00
It Whitgifts answer to a libell 00. 01. 00
It a reply to a libell 00. 02. 00
It Dupless of a Chur 00. 02. 00
It Perkins on Jude 00. 02. 00
It Downams 4 treatises 00. 02. 00
It Dearing on Hebrews 00. 03. 00
It A Collection of England Delivrancs 00. 01. 06
It 1000 notable things 00. 01. 06
It Riches of elder ages
It Dod on Comandnts 00. 02. 06
It Sweeds Intellegencer 00. 01. 06
It tymes turne coate 00. 00. 06
It A continuacon of adventur of Don Sebastian 00. 00. 04
It Surveyor Dialougs 00. 01. 00
It Apology Chur of England agst Brownists 00. 01. 06
It Kings Declaracon about Parlints 00. 00. 02
It Scyrge of Drunkerds 00. 00. 02
It Syons Plea 00. 02. 00
It Elton of Comandnts 00. 02. 00
It treatise of Chr Religion 00. 02. 00
It a battaile of Palatinate 00. 01. 06
It treatise 122 psalm 00. 00. 06
It Concordance of yeares 00. 00. 06
It Cesars Tryumphs 00. 00. 02
It A Dialogue concerneing Ceremonies 00. 00. 04
It Essayes about a prisoner 00. 00. 03
It Politike Diseases 00. 00. 06
It Exposicon of liturgie 00. 00. 08
It magnifycent entertaynement of King James 00. 00. 06
It a modest Defence 00. 00. 06
It Essex practise of treason 00. 00. 06
It prosopeia 00. 00. 02
It Withers Motto 00. 00. 04
It Standish for woods 00. 00. 06
It a recantacon of A Brownist 00. 00. 04
It a supply to German History 00. 01. 00
It of the use of silk wormes 00. 00. 06
It newes from verginia 00. 00. 06
It newes from Palatinate 00. 00. 04
It Hacklett 00. 02. 00
It Byfeild on the Oracles of God 00. 03. 02
It Gods Monarch Devells Kingdome 00. 00. 04
It New shreds of old Share 00. 00. 06
It Davids musick 00. 00. 06
It Discharg of 5 imputacons 00. 01. 00
It Horne sheild of the Rightous 00. 01. 00
It Ruine of Rome 00. 01. 06
It Downame on 15 psalm 00. 01. 06
It Pisca Evangelica 00. 01. 06
It Virell on Lords prayer 00. 01. 06
It answere to Cartwright 00. 00. 06
It Broughton on Gods Divinitie 00. 01. 00
It Bayne tryall of Christ state 00. 01. 06
It Wheatley on Gods husbandry 00. 01. 00
It Exposicon on Revelac 00. 01. 00
It Perkins Reformed Catholik 00. 01. 06
It Johnsons & Withers works 00. 02. 00
It 10 sermons of the supper 00. 01. 06
It Civill conversacon Gnahzo 00. 02. 00
It Smyths Plea for infants 00. 00. 06
It Bacons prficiency in learneing 00. 02. 00
It Arguments agst seinge 00. 01. 06
It Theologicks 00. 00. 06
It Eming on James 00. 01. 06
It Catholike Judg 00. 01. 00
It the spirituall watch 00. 01. 00
It reasons for Reformacon of Chur of England 00. 00. 06
It a looking glass agst Prelates 00. 01. 00
It sermon of Bishop of London 00. 00. 06
It Resolucon for kneeleing 00. 00. 06
It 2 exact Discovery of Romish Doctrine 00. 00. 04
It warr was a blessing 00. 00. 06
It midland souldier 00. 00. 04
It humillitie Christians life 00. 00. 06
It Church Delivrance 00. 01. 00
It Coment on Ecclesiac 00. 00. 06
It Prerogative of Parlints 00. 00. 06
It Temple on 20 psalm 00. 01. 06
It Abbott sermon 00. 00. 03
It Soules implantacon 00. 03. 04
It a treatise of Stage pleas 00. 00. 03
It Apologie of Brownists 00. 00. 04
It State mistery of Jesuits 00. 00. 06
It Dike schoole of affliccon 00. 02. 00
It Sibbs Comfort 00. 01. 06
It Taylor on 32 psalm 00. 02. 00
It Parable of the vine by Rogers 00. 02. 00
It Apologeticall reply by Damfort 00. 02. 00
It Divers books sticht together 00. 02. 00
It Broughton of lamentacon 00. 00. 06
It a good wyfe 00. 00. 03
It Northbrook against Images 00. 01. 06
It Tryall of truth by Chibbald 00. 01. 00
It the tryall of truth 00. 00. 04
It the paterne of true prayer 00. 01. 06
It household government 00. 01. 06
It Blackwells answers 00. 00. 04
It Aristotles probleames 00. 00. 06
It Symers Indictment 00. 00. 04
It Johnsons Psalmes in meeter 00. 00. 04
It Mores discovery 00. 00. 03
It a sermon 00. 00. 02
It refutacon of tolleracon 00. 00. 06
It Aphorismees of state 00. 00. 02
It of union betweene England & Scotland 00. 00. 06
It Rates of popes custome house 00. 00. 04
It of Pope Joane 00. 00. 04
It a dialogue betweene a gent & a preist 00. 00. 04
It against kneeleing 00. 00. 03
It Perkins on fayth 00. 00. 03
It Bacons Apologye 00. 00. 03
It a history of Mary Glover 00. 00. 03
It a bundle of smale books & papers 00. 02. 00
It Defyance of Death 00. 01. 00
It a christians apparelling 00. 01. 06
It Perkins on repentan 00. 00. 08
It Essays by Cornwallis 00. 01. 06
It Spirituall stedfastnes 00. 00. 08
It a manuell 00. 00. 06
It a breiffe of bible 00. 00. 06
It Jacob on 2d Comandnt 00. 00. 04
It a pill to purg popery 00. 00. 02
It withers 00. 00. 04
It cathologue of nobillyty of England 00. 00. 03
It English votaryes 00. 00. 06
It Sibbs yea & amen 00. 01. 06
It Sermons by Rollock 00. 01. 00
It Kinges Bath 00. 00. 08
It Great Assise by Smyth 00. 00. 08
It martin on Easter 00. 01. 00
It Smyth on 6 of Hosea 00. 01. 06
It Discription of world 00. 01. 00
It Cantelus Cannon of Masse 00. 01. 00
It Perkins of Repentanc 00. 00. 06
It Gods mrcy & Jurasa misery 00. 00. 06
It silvr watch bell 00. 00. 06
It 7 sermons by W B 00. 00. 06
It Burton agst Cholmely 00. 00. 06
It Sibbs Saints prvilidges 00. 01. 01
It Sibbs Riches of mercy 00. 01. 01
It Regla vite 00. 01. 01
It Pilgrims prfession 00. 00. 08
It sermon at Pauls cross 00. 00. 04
It nature & grace
It Perkins of Predestinacon 00. 00. 06
It Spirituall trumpett 00. 00. 08
It vox Regis 00. 00. 06
It Barrowes platforme 00. 00. 06
It exposicon of Lords prayer 00. 00. 06
It Comon weale of England 00. 00. 06
It right way of peace 00. 00. 06
It 4th prt of true watch 00. 01. 00
It Johnson on Psalmes 00. 01. 00
It Byfeild paterne of 00. 01. 00
It a help to memorye 00. 00. 06
It Duke prmises 00. 00. 06
It prposicons by John Sprint 00. 00. 11
It the morality of law 00. 00. 06
It Cases of Consciencs by Per 00. 01. 00
It Discovery of famyly of love 00. 00. 06
It Sermon of Repentanc 00. 00. 06
It Sermon at Pauls crosse 00. 00. 06
It Sibbs spirituall maxime 00. 00. 09
It memorable conceits 00. 01. 00
It God and the King 00. 00. 04
It Smyth on Riddle of Nebuchadnez 00. 00. 08
It Estey on Comandnts & 51th Psalm 00. 01. 00
It Christians Dayly walk 00. 01. 06
It exposicon of 11 & 12 Revelacon 00. 00. 06
It treatise of English medicines 00. 00. 06
It a Dialogue of Desiderias 00. 00. 06
It a supplycacon to the King 00. 00. 06
It Abba father 00. 00. 06
It Abrahams tryall Decouse 00. 01. 00
It Jacobbs ladder 00. 01. 06
It Perkins of Imagina 00. 00. 06
It Burton Christi question 00. 00. 06
It a toyle for 2 legged foxes 00. 00. 06
It a Cordiall for comfort 00. 00. 06
It Zacheus conversion 00. 02. 01
It spirituall touch stone 00. 00. 03
It Dearings advantage 00. 00. 06
It Englands Summons 00. 00. 06
It Burton wooing his Chur 00. 00. 06
It goulden Key 00. 01. 00
It remedy against famine & warr 00. 00. 06
It treatise against popery 00. 01. 00
It treatise of Gods Religion 00. 00. 08

The totall of both latten & English books amounts to the sum of 42. 19. 11

The total both of goods & bookes amounts in all to 150. 00. 07
Wm Bradford Tho: Prence


[Plymouth Colony Deeds, I:198]

Bradford Govr

Whereas William Brewster late of Plym gent deceased left onely two sonnes surviveing vizt Jonathan the Eldest and Love the yeonger And whereas the said William dyed intestate for ought can to this day appeare The said Jonathan and Love his sonnes when they returned from the buriall of their father to the house of Mr Willm Bradford of Plymouth in the prsence of mr Raph Partrich Pastor of Duxborrow mr John Reynor Teacher of the Church at Plymouth and mr Edward Buckley Pastor of the Church at Ma(rsh) feild and many others being exhorted to honor their Revrend father wth a peaceable pceeding about the division of his estate between them.

The said Jonathan first answered for his part that although hee were the elder yet was willing to devide lands and goods equally betweene himself and brother. And if in case any differrence should arrise betweene them that it might be soone suppressed said he heere are four of my fathers deere and auncient frends vizt mr Willm Bradford then Govrnor of Plymouth mr Edward Winslow of Marshfeild mr Thomas Prence of Plymouth aforesaid and Captaine Miles Standish of Duxborrow.

And if my brother please to accept my motion whereinsoevr we shall differ we will stand to their award wch shalbe as firme as if it had beene done by our father &c. To all wch the said Love Brewster condiscended to the great satisfaccion of the whole Assembly the said freinds of his father being there also prsent who willingly engaged themselves therein to the utmost of their power

And whereas afterward differrence arose betweene the said brethren Jonathan and Love in divers prticulers about the late dwelling house of their said father at Duxborrow wherein the said Love dwelt and had donn from his marriage to that instatn also about certain accompt wherein Jonathan was made debtor to the estate in a large sume &c

Hereupon according to prmise they referring themselves to the said speciall and most intimate frends of their said father the said Edward Winslow afterwards Govrnor of Plymouth mr Willm Bradford mr Thomas Prence and Captaine Miles Standish aforesaid haveing heard divers thinges alleadged on Loves behalf to prove that the said House and half the Lands of the said Willm belonging thereunto as well as any other the lands of the said Willm devided or to be devided wth an entire half part of the estate of the said Willm was given to the said Love and Sarah his wyfe upon a Covenant of Contract of marryage to be due at the death of the said Willm Brewster now deceased. All wch was offered to be prooved legally if neede require by solemne prmise though not in writing The said Jonath(an) also offerring to take off upon oath the greatest prt of the said debts also &c

The said Edwa(rd) Winslow Willm Bradford Thomas Prence & Captaine Miles Standish being well acquainted wth their said case as well by divers thinges heard from their revrend father in his life as by the evedence now offerred to be prduced on both sides determyned as followeth

And first of all for the said debts wch were alleadged against the said Jonathan the elder brother by the said Love the yonger as aforesaid we conceive that if their father had not acquitted them before his death yet hee would nevr have charged his Eldest sonn wth them in regard of his greate charge of children and so beleeveing it was donn actually or intentively or both we discharged Jonathan of all the said debt his brother made him debtor to the estate aforesaid except foure pounds sterling wch wee award him to pay his brother Love in consideracon of the wintering of some cattell wch the said Jonathan had the sommering upon the division and for the dyett of Isaack Allerton a grandchild of the said Willm wch he had placed wth his sonn Love to table

And because hee was the first borne of his father we gave him his fathers Armes and also a two yeare old heiffer over and above his part of the devideables of the said estate.

And for the Dwelling house aforesaid of the said Willm wherein the said Love Brewster resided we were so well acquainted wth the purpose of the sd Willm now deceased and the evidence offerred for proofe seemed to us so strong as we beleeveing the said Willm had actually or intentively or both given the said house to his sonn Love and Sarah his wyfe and their heires &c We the Edward William Thomas and Myles awarded the said dwelling house to the said Love and Sarah his wyfe and their heires &c together wth half the said Estate of Lands goods and cattells except before excepted and aswell such other lands as are not yet divided blonging to the said Willm as a Purchaser of the Patent & Plantacon of New Plymouth aforesaid as that at Duxborrow whereon hee lived

And whereas some differrence might have arrisen about the division of the said Lands at Duxborrow mr Willm Vassell being requested to survey the said Lands he made a division of yt in two parts being an hundred & eleaven acrees of upland or there abouts vizt to Jonathan Brewster an sixtie eight acrees or there abouts wch lay entire together next a dwelling house wch the said Jonathan had built on the said land by the leave of his said father and all the meddow on that side a creeke (wch divided the greatest part of the said land) below a Bridg on the way betwenne (the) houses of Jonathan and Love his brother

And to Love Brewster fourty three acrees of upland or there abouts adjoyneing to his dwelling house whereof thir(ty acr)ees was cleered land and almost all in tillage the other thirteene being woodland as it was devided in the said Plott drawne by the said Surveighor and (mark)ed out and allowed by us except a prcell of land about three quarters (of an acr)ee prte in the garden of the said Jonathan and prt in a Swamp adjoyneing wherein onely the said Jonathan had Water to his house as it was marked and staked by us

Also we gave unto Love Brewster all the meddow on that side the Creek adjoyne(ing) to his land where he liveth and also that smale prcell wch lyeth above the Bridg betweene their two houses before expressed And the reason wherefore we gave Love the lesse quantitie was and is because the quallity of Loves land in goodnes is equall to the quantitie of Jonathans as we judg

And that this is the full determinacon of us the said Edward Willm Thomas and Myles upon the referrence aforesaid of the said Jonathan and Love as wee are prswaded in our consciences to be equall and just haveing to our best abillities faythfully discharged our duties towards God their deceased father our former worthy frend and towards Jonathan and Love his onely children remayneing

In witnes thereof we have put to our hands and ordered it to be put upon the Records of the Government. ffinished at Plymouth the xxth August 1645
William Bradford

Edw: Winslow

Tho: Prence

Myles Standish


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