Ludlow, Roger, 1590-1665?

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Dates:
Birth 1590

Biographical notes:

Massachusetts and Connecticut magistrate.

A founder of Dorchester, Mass., Ludlow was active in the early government of the Massachusetts Bay colony, serving as deputy-governor in 1634. In 1635 Ludlow joined colonists making settlements on the Connecticut River, presided at Windsor in 1636 over the first court held in Connecticut, and in 1638/39 is believed to have drafted the Fundamental Orders of the new colony.

From the description of Letter : Windsor, [Conn.], to [William] Pyncheon [i.e. Pynchon], [Springfield, Mass.?], 1639 Feb. 8. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 38483185

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Subjects:

  • Fur trade--History--17th century--Sources
  • Manuscripts, American
  • Fur traders--History--17th century--Sources
  • Indians of North America--Commerce--History--17th century--Sources

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Places:

  • Connecticut (as recorded)
  • Massachusetts--Springfield (as recorded)
  • Massachusetts (as recorded)
  • Connecticut--Windsor (as recorded)