Journal of Martin Pring (cover + intro)

1603: Here’s a color cover image of Pring‘s young guiternist

1603-Pring-00-Dance-RGB-www.MarekBennett.com

Start reading: “Pring 1: Quest for Sassafras” >>

To read Pring’s account carefully, many of the events related here may very well have happened somewhere along the Massachusetts coast.  However, the story paints a stark picture of the dynamics between early European explorers, native peoples, and the natural resources they shared.


As a report to his shareholders (“the Adventurers”), Pring kept a detailed journal of his trip.

1603-Pring-cover (online fascimile edition @ http://www.americanjourneys.org/aj-040/summary/index.asp)

For more on this time period, see “The Contact Era” @ SeacoastNH.com.
For more on Pring, see “The Unsung Columbus of New Hampshire” from the same site.

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