Andros, Sir Edmund


Andros, Sir Edmund
(1637-1713)
   Appointed governor of New York, 1674; governor of all the New England colonies, 1685. Recalled on account of his extreme unpopularity, 1688. Subsequently governor of Virginia, 1692-1698.
   Index: F Governor of New England, 263; seized and imprisoned, 266. L His offer respecting liquor traffic, 173.
   Bib.: Whitmore, Andros Tracts (Prince Soc., 1868-1874); Ferguson, Essays in American History.

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