The Mayflower and Her Log: Complete Five Volumes by Azel Ames. From July 15, 1620-May 6, 1621.
The ship that in 1620 transported 102 English Pilgrims, including a group of Separatists, to New... More > England. One of the most famous voyages in early American colonial history, and the Mayflower Compact is cited as influential in the establishment of democracy and self-government in British North America.
To the civilized humanity, in 1620, laid on New England shores the foundations of that civil and religious freedom upon which has been built a refuge for the oppressed of every land, the story of the Pilgrim "Exodus" has an ever-increasing value and zest.
Every detail and circumstance which relates to their preparations; the ships; personnel of the Merchant Adventurers associated with them, and to that of the colonists themselves; to what befell them; to their final embarkation on their lone ship,—the immortal MAY-FLOWER; and to the voyage itself and to its issues, is vested to-day with, a supreme interest.< Less