Puritan William Durand writes that God has condemned “many poore soules in Virginia” for ungodly conduct.

In a letter to Reverend John Davenport of New Haven, Puritan William Durand writes that God has condemned “many poore soules in Virginia” for their ungodly conduct, and “if ever the lord had cause to consume the cittyes of Sodom and Gomorrah he might justly and more severely execute his wrath upon Virginia.”