This listing is for the original hardcover, leather over board book shown. Includes Massacre of the Indians in Lancaster, Pa, Indian treatment - evil spirit - friendship - indian prayer - death of a comrade - similarity in the physical organisation of indians of different tribes - cause of their color - hatred of beards - devotional dance before and afer eating - apparant want of affection - manner of courtingand Indian vocabulary and much more. There are foldout engravings throughout with some damages. Ancient authors supposed to hare referred to America in their writings 13 CHAPTER II.
Of modern theorists upon the peopling of America... Early settlements in North America, 23 INDIAN BIOGRAPHY.Synopsis of the New England Indians at the date of the Plymouth settlement Their first head-sachem known to the English, Massasoit Tho first interview between him and the whites His visit to Plymouth, in 1621 31 CHAPTER II. Preparations for war between Philip and the colonics Immediate occasion of hostilities His courage, dignity, independence, &c. Defence of bis conduct, 46 CHAPTER III The Narragansett tribe Territory and power Chief sachems at the date of the English settlements in New England.... The Pequot tribe Their first chief sachem known to the English, Pekoath, 64 CHAPTER V. The Indian tribes of Virginia at the date of the Jamestown settlement The Powhatan confederacy Reception of Captain Smith by Powhatan Interposition of Pocahontas in his favor... Conduct of Powhatan after Smith's departure for England, and causes of it Marriage of Pocahontas with John Rolfc Death and character of Powhatan, 91 CHAPTER VII. The family of Powhatan Sequel of the history of Pocahontas Her civilisation and instruction in Christianity Her visit to England in 1616 Her death and character Her descendants.... Sequel of the history of Opechancanough The great massacre of 1622 Massacre of 1641 Capture of Opechancanough by the EnglishHis death and character, 11G CHAPTER IX. Biographical sketch of Captain John Smith, 136 CHAPTER X. Summary account of the Five Nations Anecdotes of the Onondaga chief, Garangula History of the Five Nations continued to the 0time of Adano Adveutures of Black-Kettle, 131 CHAPTER XI. The Five Nations continued Remarks on their oratory Circumstances favorable to it Account of a council of the confederates at Onondaga in 1690. Account of the Ottawas Their first chief sachem known to the English, Pontiac He saves Detroit from an army of Indians.
Pontiac's plan of campaign He commences active preparations Council of the Ottawas Dream of the Delaware Maxims promulgated by Pontiac Commencement of the wax Redaction of Detroit undertaken by Pontiac in person Letter from Detroit. Siege of Detroit maintained by Pontiac Advantages gained by the Indian army Arrival of succor to the English Battle of Bloody Bridge Pontiac at length raises the siege The Indians make peace His authority as chieftain His talents as an orator His traditionary fame, 170 CHAPTER XV. Account of the Delawares Their ancient great men, including Tamenend History during the revolutionary war Two parties among them White-Eyes leader of one, and Captain Pipe of the other-Anecdotes, 183 CHAPTER XVI.
Observations on the character of White-Eyes Pipe's comment on his death The latter gains and sustains an ascendancy in the Delaware nation Grand Indian council at Detroit Pipe's spirited speech on that occasion Makes charges against the missionaries, but fails to prove them, 193 NARRATIVES, CAPTIVITIES AND ANECDOTES. Destruction of Schenectady, 202 CHAPTER II. Murder of Miss McCrea Heroism of Mrs. Welsh or While Indians, 210 CHAPTER IV.
Battle of Oriskana Destruction of Wyoming. PAGE Tecamseh His great exertions to prevent the whites from overrunning his country Battle of Tippecanoe-r-Battle of the Thames, and death of Tecumseh, 232 CHAPTER VI. Facts in the history of the Seneca nation Sagoyewatba, or RedJacket His famous 6pecch to a missionary' Governor Clinton's account of him Witchcraft affair One of his people put to death for being a witch He defends the executioner His interview with Lafayette Council at Canandaigua Farmers-Brother Narrative of his capture during the revolutionary war, 243 CHAPTER VII.Captain Pipe Situation of affairs on the frontiers at the period of the revolution Sad condition of the Moravian Indians at this period Remarkable deliverance Colonel Broadhead's expedition Brutal massacre of a chief Murder of Major Trueman and others in the battle of Prcsqu'Isle His great intrepidity Expedition and defeat of Colonel'raw ford, who is burnt at the stake, and many more Defeat of General St. Clair's army Incidents in that affair Anecdotes Blue-Jacket Defeated by General Wayne in the battle of Presqu'lsle, 273 CHAPTER VIII. Destruction of Derfield, and captivity of Reverend John Williams and family, in 1704, 29: CHAPTER IX.
Narrative of the life of Logan, a Mingo chief Cresap's war Battle of Point Pleasant Logan's famous speech The genuineness of it doubted Cornstock His history Melancholy death of Logan. Adam Poc, 311 CHAPTER XI. Narrative of the captivity of John Ortiz, a Spaniard, who was eleven years a prisoner among the Indians of Florida.... Narrative of the captivity of Mrs. Mary Rowland son, wife of Rev.Joseph Row land son, who was taken prisoner when Lancaster was destroyed in the year 1676; written by herself.... Narrative of the captivity of Quintin Stockwell, who was taken at Deerfield, in Massachusetts. By a party of inland Indians, in the year 1677; communicated in nis own words, and originally published by the eminent Dr. Increase Mather, in the year 1084. Of the captivity and sufferings of Miss Sarah Gerish, who was taken at the sacking of Dover, in the year 1689, by the Indians ; as communicated to the Rev.
Cotton Mather by the Rev. John Pike, minister of Dover, 362 CHAPTER XV. Narrative of the remarkable escape of Widow Elizabeth Heard, also taken at the destruction of Major Waldron's garrison in Dover; as communicated to Dr.
John Pike, minister of the place, 364 CHAPTER XVI. Memoirs of odd adventures, strange deliverances, &c. In the captivity of John Gyles, Esq. Commander of the garrison on St. George river, in the district of Maine.
Originally published at Boston, 1736, 366 CHAPTER XVII. Narrative of excessive distress of persons taken at the destruction of Salmon falls, in the State of New Hampshire, on the twenty-seventh of March, 1090, 392 CHAPTER XVIII.God's mercy surmounting man's cruelty, exemplified in the captivity and surprising deliverance of Elizabeth Hanson, wife of John Hanson, of Knoxmarsh, atKecheachy, in Dover township, who was taken captive with her children and maid-servant, by the Indians in New England, in the year 1724, 395 CHAPTER XIX. A narrative of the captivity of Nchemiah How, who was taken by the Indians at the Great Meadow Fort above Fort Dummer, where he was an inhabitant, October 11th, 1745, 406 CHAPTER XX. Particulars relating to the captivity of John Fitch, of Ashby, Mass. Enos Jones, of Ashburnham, 416 CHAPTER XXI. Captivity of Mary Fowler, of Hopkinton, 417 CHAPTER XXII. Isabella M'Coy, who was taken captive at Epsom, N. Collected from the recollections of aged people who knew her, by the Rev. Jonathan Curtis, a minister of that town, about seventeen years ago, and by him communicated to the publishers of the New Hampshire Historical Collections, 419 CHAPTER XXIII. All account of the remarkable occurrences in the life and travels of Colonel James Smith, (late a citizen of Bourbon county, Kentucky,) during his captivity with the Indians, in the years 1755,'56,'57,'58, and'59, 423 CHAPTER XXIV. Harris's Escape, 476 CHAPTER XXV. Minutes of the Provincial Council, of the year 1721, from which it will be seen that the Mingoes or Conestogas were a large and powerful tribe, 477 CHAPTER XXVI. Massacre of the Conestoga Indians in Pennsylvania.... Indian Anecdotes, 493 INTERESTING FRAGMENTS. The Western Mothers The Lone Indian. \ 513 An Indian Mother Great battle in the Indian country. 514 Michigan and Wisconsin Border, 515 Chapter on Indians, 519 An extract from the Life of Capt. Also an appendix containing the statistics of the population of the U. States, and an indian vocabulary. Previous owner is Eddie Steen as handwritten in pencil inside front cover. Excellent original early family and/or town genealogy, history, antique, collectible heirloom and/or ephemera. CONDITION : Scroll FULL DESCRIPTION to see MORE PHOTOS. All 8 foldout engravings are here. They have significant tear and wear. They were previously stitched with early thread as a repair. Overall tight text block with foxing on pages. This is a newer law. Powered by SixBit's eCommerce Solution. The item "1841 antique NATIVE AMERICAN INDIAN HISTORY origin spirits massacre dance court" is in sale since Thursday, July 11, 2019. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible".cottage" and is located in Avondale, Pennsylvania.
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