The Winthrops are just a typical 17th century family of Puritans living in a newly-settled colony in the New World, coping with famine, plague, and the stodginess of their fellow colonists. Written by
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[referring to the Puritans
We're not the kind of people who are easily discouraged by a few snow flurries, a couple of head colds, and a 50 percent mortality rate.