West, and in Endicott, another suburb, are large boot and shoe factories.
About 1628 the religious troubles in England led to the emigration of a large number of Puritans; the colony of Massachusetts Bay was founded in 1628-1630 by settlers led by John Endicott and John Winthrop, and a church on congregational lines was founded at Salem in 1629, and another soon afterwards at Boston, which became the centre of the colony.
Endicott, Memoirs of John Endecott (Salem, 1847), and a "Memoir of John Endecott" in Antiquarian Papers of the American Antiquarian Society (Worcester, Mass., 1879).
A lineal descendant, William Crowninshield Endicott (1826-1900), graduated at Harvard in 1847, was a justice of the Massachusetts supreme court in 1873-1882, and was secretary of war in President Cleveland's cabinet from 1885 to 1889.
His daughter, Mary Crowninshield Endicott, was married to the English statesman Mr Joseph Chamberlain in 1888.
As the Endicott Mountains, two contiguous ranges of about 5000 to 6000 ft., and as these ranges separate, the northern becomes the De Long, the southern the Baird Mountains, whose elevation rapidly decreases toward the coast-line.
Among the many friends I made in Boston were Mr. William Endicott and his daughter.
Mr. Endicott told me about the great ships that came sailing by from Boston, bound for Europe.
Mr. and Miss Endicott came to see me, and I went to ride in the carriage.