Event Summary

New England trade begins with Caribbean

Date

1647

Description

One of NE's successful responses to its agricultural surplus after 1640 -- and the fall off of the immigration of the 1630s to consume it.

Timeline 1

The Anglo-American Maritime World, 1640-1750

Related People

Maverick, Samuel

Related Source

New England Merchants in the Seventeenth Century (1955)
Governor Winthrop
New England's First Depression: Beyond an Export-Led Interpretation (2002)