William Hubbard

(c. 1621—1704) minister in America and historian

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born in England, graduated from Harvard in the first class (1642) and became active in colonial affairs, entering the ministry at Ipswich (1656). A General History of New England from the Discovery to MDCLXXX depended greatly upon Morton's Memorial and Winthrop's Journal, just as later historians, such as Prince and Cotton Mather, in turn depended upon Hubbard's manuscript, first printed in 1815.

Subjects: Literature.

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