The Hudson mutiny

  Illustration by Douglas Hunter Habakkuk Prickett was lying in his cabin, his weakened legs aching from scurvy, when Henry Greene, accompanied by the boatswain, William Wilson, approached him on Saturday, June 21, [1611] with the plan to overthrow Henry Hudson. Excerpt from God's Mercies: Rivalry, Betrayal, and the Dream of Discovery, by Douglas Hunter.... Continue Reading →

The Place of Stone: Introduction

  A Lost Portuguese Explorer’s American Boulder   “Every man will see something different from every other.” —Edward Augustus Kendall, “Account of the Writing-Rock in Taunton River,” in Memoirs of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 1809 “It is easy to imagine as present on the rock almost any desired letter of the alphabet,... Continue Reading →

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