The Trip To The New England Colonies

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My trip started off with the 30 day voyage across the mighty Atlantic. Not knowing that I would be sent to the well established colony of Jamestown. I would be staying with the average family. They are to let me stay on account of rent from my publisher in England. My renter, a well developed man. He runs a silversmith shop.

He is also an artist. I am sure he will show me pieces of his work. His wife, a very friendly lady from the reports. She is half Indian. They have 2 sons.

Both well built and are very courteous. They are young adults. So far in day 12 of my 30 day voyage I don't have any sickness symptoms. I had seen many people eating rotten food and not knowing it. I was afraid so I ate as little as possible.

I knew I could
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I couldn't tell who I was to accommodate with but I thought I had an idea.

There was a nice family standing in the far left. I think that they new what I looked like. After a week had gone by I got used to the living. I helped out with my share of chores and in the shop. I helped out with the boys studying.

I didn't know that here they learn how to read from the bible.After a few months had past I began to note about the family's traditions and things they do. I began to see Mrs. Wise have more and more Quilting Bee parties. The Boys do more work around the shop. Also Mr.

Wise ease off working as hard. He must beginning to pass the business on to the boys. At the Quilting Bee parties Mrs. Wise would have several ladies over and have a party out of making a quilt. Most of these parties had around 20 people.

The put together several people because it makes it faster to make quilts. I noticed several girls learning from their mothers how to stitch and so fourth. I also noted about there importance of Church. I saw that their sermons lasted 2 or 3 hours. Back in England they lasted around 20 minutes. They would socialize and celebrate major events during church also.

I noted that the Indians there taught the colonists very well. They taught them how to trap fish, and find wild herbs and greens. Although later Roger Williams a clergy was almost arrested in 1636 for supporting land rights for Native Americans.I saw many enslaved people.…