The Plymouth Planters

Scope and Content

Chart tracing the ancestors of Helen Tooker's mother, Emily W[hite] Perkins, back to nine of the 'Plymouth Planters' (settlers of the Plymouth Colony, an English territory in seventeenth-century North America). Featuring illustrations of Luke Perkins, who was publicly whipped for insulting the town minister, and his wife, Elizabeth, who was among those brought before Essex County Court at Ipswich in 1682 for 'folding their hair, frizzing and knots, and wearing silk scarves'. The chart has pencilled annotations.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

There are tears in the bottom and left edges of the paper.

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