Name

Francis Higginson

Career

Arts/Writing

Occupation 1

Salem settler & minister

Region

NA/New England region

Era

Europe's Reconnaissance (1351-1640)

Born

1586

Died

1630

Source

RMc

Text

Puritan minister who migrated to New England aboard the Talbot in 1629, being among the first settlers of Salem, along with John Endecott. Preceded by Roger Conant. Wrote an account of his transatlantic passage and a positive account of the region, New England's Plantation (1630, including its extensive marine resources.

Related Vessels

__Talbot__ (1629),

Related Locations

Salem, Massachusetts,

Related Source

Letters from New England: The Massachusetts Bay Colony, 1629-1638

External Links

Francis Higginson, "A Short and True Description of New England" (Salem, 1629)

Related Documents

New England's Plantation (1630)

Record ID: 798