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New Haven Colony

noun, American History
1.
a settlement founded in 1638 by John Davenport and Theophilus Eaton at Quinnipiac (now New Haven, Conn.).
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  • The New Haven Colony was poor, unprotected, and divided against itself.

    The Fathers of New England Charles M. Andrews
  • Other towns were settled, and in 1639 the group took the name of the New Haven Colony.

    The Greater Republic Charles Morris
  • The towns, left loose and at large, joined Connecticut voluntarily and separately, and the New Haven Colony ceased to exist.

    The Fathers of New England Charles M. Andrews
  • The original design of the founders of the New Haven Colony was to establish a college.

    Colleges in America John Marshall Barker
  • The New Haven Colony was founded in 1638 by wealthy church members from abroad.

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