The Mayflower And Her Log, Complete, By Azel Ames


























































































































































 -   He deposes that being in London at the house of Mr. Thomas
     Weston, Iron monger, in the year 1620, he - Page 177
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He Deposes "That Being In London At The House Of Mr. Thomas Weston, Iron Monger, In The Year 1620, He Was From There Transported To New Plymouth In New England," Etc.

This clearly identifies Richard More of the MAY FLOWER, and renders it well-nigh certain that he and his

Brothers and sister, "bound out" like himself to Pilgrim leaders, were of the English company, were probably never in Leyden or on the SPEEDWELL, and were very surely passengers on the MAY-FLOWER from London, in charge of Mr. Cushman or others. The fact that the lad was in London, and went from thence direct to New England, is good evidence that he was not of the Leyden party. The fair presump tion is that his brothers and sister were, like himself, of English birth, and humble - perhaps deceased - parents, taken because of their orphaned condition. It is highly improbable that they would be taken from London to Southampton by land, at the large expense of land travel in those days, when the MAY-FLOWER was to sail from London. That they would accompany their respective masters to their respectively assigned ships at Southampton is altogether likely. The phraseology of his affidavit suggests the probability that Richard More, his brothers, and sister were brought to Mr. Weston's house, to be by him sent aboard the MAY-FLOWER, about to sail. The affidavit is almost conclusive evidence as to the fact that the More children were all of the English colonists' party, though apprenticed to Leyden families, and belonged to the London passenger list of the Pilgrim ship.

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