Endicott was not long in starting upon his mission, and soon had captured Block Island and burned the villages of the natives.
In 1690 he had defeated a body of Frenchmen at Block Island.
As a further encouragement the first years interest on the new loan was set apart for building a pier or harbor on Block Island.
His only chance will be to land on Block Island, and perhaps he will go back to that harboring place he told me about.
This shark has been taken off Block Island measuring, according to authority, nearly seventy feet.
Shortly after this—about midnight—the lookout on the Alfred's quarter made out Block Island.
An attempt to cut through the beach on Block Island failed, and the old pier was enlarged.
This position appearing too formidable to be attempted by the fleet alone, Arbuthnot continued to cruise off Block Island.
Once, at the hotel at Block Island, the dining-room was crowded with people from all over America.
New Shoreham was garrisoned and Block Island provided with six heavy guns.