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William Wood

(fl. c. 1619—1645) writer on America


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(fl.1629–35), English colonist in Massachusetts (1629–33). He is the author of New Englands Prospect (1634), an important early description of the country. In the book he speaks of his intention to return, but nothing is known of his later life.

From The Oxford Companion to American Literature in Oxford Reference.

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