Excerpt from Records of the Court of Assistants of the Colony of the Massachusetts Bay, Vol. 2: 1630-1692 Volume II., w issued, takes in the period from the settle ment of the Colony to 5 March, 1643 - 4. This volume, though containing the records of a period earlier than that in the former volume, has been numbered Volume II. For the reasons given in the preface to the first volume. Part I. Is taken from the first volume of the Records of the Colony of the Massachusetts Bay in the State Archives, and has been printed, like the earlier volume, with an exact adherence to the originals, and is a reproduction of them in every particular, so far as the difference between print and manuscript will allow. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art techlogy to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.