Interested in researching the Pequot War or colonial New England? Listed below are a few primary resources, please feel free to comment below to add additional sources!
Primary Source Narratives of the Pequot War:
Philip Vincent, A True Relation of the Late Battell Fought in New England, Between the English, and the Salvages: With the Present State of Things There. M.P. for Nathan Butter: London, 1637.
John Underhill, Newes from America; or, a New and Experimentall Discoverie of New England; Containing, a True Relation of their War-like Proceedings there Two Years Last Past, with a Figure of the Indian Fort, or Palizado. J.D. for Peter Cole: London, 1638.
Edward Johnson, A History of New-England From the English planting in the Yeere 1628 untill the Yeere 1652. Nath Brooke: London, 1654.
Lion Gardener, Leift Lion Gardener his relation of the Pequot Warres. (Written 1660) First published in Massachusetts Historical Society Collections, Vol. III, 3. Massachusetts Historical Society: Boston, MA, 1833.
Thomas Prince ed., John Mason, A Brief History of the Pequot War: Especially Of the memorable Taking of their Fort at Mistick in Connecticut In 1637. (Written ca. 1660) S.Kneeland & T.Green: Boston, MA, 1736.
Nathaniel Morton, New England’s Memorial. S.G and M. J for John Usher: Cambridge, MA, 1669.
Increase Mather, A relation of the troubles which have hapned in New-England by reason of the Indians there from the year 1614 to the year 1675. John Foster: Boston, MA, 1677.
William Hubbard, A Narrative of the Troubles with the Indians in New-England, form the first planting thereof in the year 1607. But chiefly of the late Troubles in the two last years, 1675 and 1676. To which is added a Discourse about the Warre with the Pequods In the year 1637. John Foster: Boston, MA, 1677.
Frederick Berg Hartranft ed., Benjamin Trumbull, A Compendium Of The Indian Wars in New England, More Particularly such as the Colony of Connecticut have been concerned and Active in, New Haven, August 25th anno 1767. Edwin Valentine Mitchell: Hartford, CT, 1926.
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