Sir William Phipp was born at Nequasset (now Woowich, Maine, in 1651, the son of James Phipps, a gunsmith from Bristol, England. His father died while he was young. He became an apprentice to a ship carpenter and after serving him for four years, he moved to Boston. There he married the widow Hull, daughter of Capt. Roger Spencer of Saco, and went into business for himself. He was appointed governor of Massachusetts in 1692. He died in 1695, leaving no children. His estate was chiefly inhertited by Spencer Phipps, a nephew whom he had adopted into his family.
You can read books purchased on Google Play using your computer's web browser.
eReaders and other devices
To read on e-ink devices like the Sony eReader or Barnes & Noble Nook, you'll need to download a file and transfer it to your device. Please follow the detailed Help center instructions to transfer the files to supported eReaders.