Daily Archives: December 9, 2019

December 9, 1640

On December 9, 1640, settler and local smart-ass, Hugh Bewitt, was banished from the Puritan Massachusetts Colony when he declared himself free of original sin. He claimed that all the sins he committed were copies of other people’s sins. The … Continue reading

Posted in 17th Century, Historical Facts | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment