Note: Many of my clients are scholars and historians seeking specific information related to their research. For their convenience I include the following details directly from this book. Subject Matter Featured/Illustrated in this Work (General/Partial Only, Please See Full Contents in Main Description Below): History Indians Connecticut Illustrated Engravings Map John DeForest Bartman Haddam Eva Leetes Guilford Antique Native American New England Rhode Island Massachusetts Pequot Mohegan Nipmuck Narragansett Quinnipiac Tunxis Schagticoke Tribes Indian Wars Pequot War King Philips War French Indian Wars Agriculture Hunting Fishing Clothing Ornaments Houses Dances Gaming Family Funeral Ceremonies Religion Powwows Sachem Sagamore Paugussetts Wepawaugs Potatucks Newtown Woodbury Quinnipiacs New Haven Branford Guilford Hammonassetts Killingworth Saybrook Tunxis Farmington Connecticut River Tribes Windsor Indians Connecticut River Valley Wangunks Middletown Chatham Wethersfield Podunks East Hartford East Windsor Machemoodus East Haddam Moodus Noises Nehantic Iroquois Uncas Hartford English settlements Massachusetts Bay Sassacus Pequot sachem John Oldham Murder Block Island Torture Saybrook Pequot fort Massacre Fairfield Sachems Head Ninigret Miantinomo Milford Guilford Indians Norwalk Stamford Dutch War Mohawks Long Island Plainfield Waterbury Stratford Milford Indians Reservation Huntington Missionary Labors of Pierson East Haven Suffield Glastenbury East Haddam New Milford Salisbury Sharon Humphreysville Derby Scatacook Kent Moravian Mission Groton Stonington Pequots Oneida Country Ledyard Pequots Ben Uncas Wheelocks Indian school Lebanon Isaiah Uncas Samson Occom Mystic Fort Mohegan Cemetery Norwich. HISTORY OF THE INDIANS OF CONNECTICUT From the Earliest Known Period to 1850. Published in 1852 with the Sanction of the Connecticut Historical Society by Wm.
8 x 5 cloth hardcover. Illustrated with engravings and foldout map.Condition: Exterior as shown in photo with age-related wear to spine, including short splits in leather at foot of spine front and back. Handwritten notes inside the front cover; inscription and ink stamp on prelims (see Provenance below). Text is clean and complete. Some foxing as would be expected, heavier at the engraved plates. No torn, loose or missing pages. Map is intact and in good condition. Still a good example of this rare 166-year-old volume. Provenance: Some notations at the front of this book furnish a glimpse of its history. There is an ink stamp bearing the name: T. Edward Bartman, East Haddam, Conn. A note is written ink below the stamp, stating: I bought this book of Mrs. Eva Leetes, Guilford, who is the oldest antique collector in the U.
Another note, written in what appears to be the same hand, appears in pencil at the top of the page. Dated 1934, it reads: I have the most complete Indian collection in East Haddam, Ct. More than 160 years old, DeForests HISTORY OF THE INDIANS OF CONNECTICUT remains the definitive study of Connecticuts original American Indian population.
Here you will find carefully-researched chronicles of the states major tribes the Pequots, Mohegans, and Nipmucks along with smaller groups such as the Quinnipiacs, the Tunxis, and the Schagticoke. The Narragansetts of Rhode Island are also discussed at length, owing to their long history of wars and interactions with the Pequots and Mohegans. The book is embellished with a series of handsome plate illustrations and a foldout map showing the traditional lands of the Connecticut tribes.
A must-have title for anyone seriously interested in colonial Connecticut history and/or the Indian wars of New England, including the Pequot War, King Philips War and the French and Indian Wars. CHAPTER TWO NAMES, NUMBERS, POSITIONS AND POLITICAL RELATIONS OF THE DIFFERENT TRIBES: Usual estimates of the aboriginal population of Connecticut exaggerated Observations on Trumbulls estimates Proofs of the paucity of the population Small clans along the western part of the coast Paugussetts and Wepawaugs the same people Their territory, number and fortresses The Potatucks of Newtown and Woodbury The northwestern part of the state a desert The Quinnipiacs of New Haven, Branford and Guilford The Hammonassetts of Killingworth and Saybrook The Tunxis of Farmington Close connection among the Connecticut River tribes The Windsor Indians The great sachem of the Connecticut Valley The Wangunks of Middletown and Chatham Identity of their Sachem, Sowheag, with Sequin, sachem at Wethersfield Sachemdom of Montowese, son of Sowheag The Podunks of East Hartford and East Windsor The Machemoodus of East Haddam The Moodus Noises The western Nehantics The Nipmucks The Pequots Observations on their numbers The Mohegans a clan of the Pequots Pequots descended from the Mohegans of New York Other tribes of Connecticut related to the Narragansetts Settlement of the Pequots in Connecticut Their wars and conquests Their constant enmity with the Narragansetts Numbers of the Narragansetts Their character The western tribes of Connecticut oppressed by the Iroquois Character and conquests of the Iroquois Early sachems of the Pequots Relation of Uncas, sagamore of Mohegan, with the royal line of the Pequots Important place of Uncas in the subsequent narrative Observations on the decline of the Indians. CHAPTER FOUR THE OVERTHROW OF THE PEQUOTS: Sufferings of the Connecticut colonists by war Meeting of the General Court War declared against the Pequots John Mason, commander in chief Uncas joins the English Massachusetts and Plymouth raise troops for the war Mason sets sail down the Connecticut Uncas defeats two parties of Pequots Mohegans torture a prisoner The Dutch ransom two English girls from the Pequots Mason sails from Saybrook to Narragansett Begins his march against the Pequots Is joined by members of the Nehantics and the Narragansetts Attacks a Pequot fort Massacre of the Pequots English retreat, with difficulty, to Saybrook Reflections on this enterprise Pequots disperse Main body retreats to Sasco or Fairfield swamp Capture and massacre of Pequot warriors English pursue the refugees Sachems Head Jack Etows exploit Pequots overtaken and defeated at Fairfield Death of Sassacus The wife of Mononotto Pequots seek refuge with other tribes Massachusetts reproaches Ninigret with harboring Pequots Quarrels with Uncas for the same reason Duplicity of Uncas The Pequot remnant surrenders Growing hostility between Uncas and Miantinomo Tripartite treaty between Connecticut, Mohegans and Narragansetts. CHAPTER SIX FROM THE EXECUTION OF MIANTINOMO IN 1643 TO THE RE-ESTABLISHMENT OF THE PEQUOTS IN 1655: Laws of Connecticut concerning the Indians War between the Indians and the Dutch Gallantry and death of the sachem Mayn Mayano Fruitless expedition against his tribe Expedition of the Dutch against a village near Stamford Destruction of the village and massacre of its inhabitants Peace made A Fairfield or Stamford Indian murders an Englishman Difficulties in consequence Crime and execution of Busheag Narragansetts attack Uncas and the English defend him Narragansetts and Mohegans before the Commissioners Court Narragansetts agree to a truce Break it and recommence the war Uncas besieged Thomas Leffingwell relieves him Narragansetts defeat the Mohegans English resolve on war against the Narragansetts The latter obtain peace on hard conditions Strange conspiracy of Sequassen He is imprisoned by the English Allowed to return to his country Wepawaugs disturb the people of Milford Defeat a party of Mohawks John Whitmore, of Stamford, murdered by the Indians Useless investigations concerning the outrage Tyrannical conduct of Uncas two bands of Pequots collect in their ancient country Uncas beats and abuses Pequots who were hunting for the English Commissioners investigate the case Other complaints against Uncas Pequots fly from his authority Petition to be delivered from his rule Foxons defense of Uncas Uncas fined Pequots resolute in disobeying him Narragansetts, Pocomtocks and Mohawks league against Uncas Neetmok arrives English interfere and the coalition breaks up Narragansetts attempt to assassinate Uncas Proceedings of the Commissioners on the case Uncas quarrels with a Long Island sachem Why Uncas was hated by the other sachems Uncas complains that Ninigret and the Dutch are conspiring against him Rumors of a Dutch and Indian league against the English Second agreement of the Farmington people with the Tunxis Pequots petition to be governed by the English Pay tribute The English quarrel with, and invade, the Nehantics Pequots leave the Nehantics and place themselves under the English Petition again to be under the English, and are received Indian governors commissioned for them Laws for their regulation enacted by the Commissioners.
CHAPTER EIGHT HISTORY OF THE MOHEGANS FROM THE DEATH OF UNCAS IN 1683 TO THE CLOSE OF THE COURT ON THEIR DISPUTED LANDS IN 1743: Division of the remainder of the narrative Remarks on the decline of the Indians Oweneco becomes sachem of the Mohegans Confirms a large tract to the tribe Trustees his land to the Masons Continues to sell land James Fitch attempts to usurp the Shetucket reservation The General Court grants a large tract of Mohegan territory to Lyme Oweneco deeds away various extensive tracts Mohegans quarrel with the people of Colchester and New London Hallam carries the Mohegan complaints before the crown Commission granted for trial of the case Dudleys court Decision against the colony Connecticut appeals Commission of review granted Mason resigns his guardianship Protest, &c. Of Ben Uncas and others Owenecos death, anecdotes of him Succeeded by his son, Cesar A committee decides the land disputes in favor of the whites Mohegans assist the colonists in the French war Their numbers in 1704 Enactments for their benefit Death of Cesar Sachemship usurped by Ben Uncas John Mason petitions to be repaid the costs of Dudleys court Becomes school teacher among the Mohegans Petitions again Ben Uncas dies and is succeeded by his son Ben Uncas Mason forms a party among the Mohegans adverse to the colony Goes to England to appeal to the crown Takes with him Mahomet, the rightful sachem Mason and Mahomet die in England Commission of review granted Preparations of the colony The court opens at Norwich, its strange proceedings Decision in favor of the colony Remarks upon the proceedings Items in the costs for the colony The Masons appeal New Commission granted Court opens at Norwich The Commissioners The arguments for the colony For the Mohegans A majority of the Court decide for the colony Morris and Horsmanden give their opinions The Mason party appeals to the kings privy council Close of the case Laws concerning the Mohegans from 1722 to 1743 Efforts for their education and conversion Their conditions in 1743. CHAPTER NINE HISTORY OF THE PRIMITIVE TRIBES IN THE WESTERN AND NORTHERN PARTS OF THE STATE FROM 1683 TO 1849: Subject of the chapter Features of this period Of the diminution of the Indians A messenger belt Restrictions withdrawn from the Indians Contribution for their benefit Mohawk hunting party in Connecticut Indian census of 1774 Regulations concerning overseers Potatucks sell Their situation in 1710 Great powwowing among them Appropriation made for them by the colony Their numbers in 1761 and 1774 Death of Konckapotanauh, sachem of the Paugussets Number of the Milford Indians in 1774 Number of the Golden Hill Indians in 1765 Aggressions upon them Receive relief Milford Indians complain Their present situation Present situation of the Golden Hill Indians The Woodbridge Indians History of the sagamore Chickens Indians of Greenwich, Stamford and Norwalk Ridgefield Indians sell The Quinnipiacs Their reservation Their last sachem Their numbers about 1730 Quinnipiacs remove to Farmington Number of Guilford Indians in 1774 Indian graves opened in East Haven Other Indians of New Haven County Dispersion of the Windsor Indians Disappearance of abcxs the Podunks Indian census of 1774 for Hartford, Windsor and East Windsor For Suffield, Glastenbury and East Haddam The Wangunks, their reservations Labors of Richard Treat for their conversion Numbers and condition in 1764 Sale of their lands and dispersion of the tribe Indian graves opened at Chatham Disappearance of the Simsbury Indians Indian school among the Tunxis Some of the Tunxis become freemen, some professors of religion Aggressions upon their property, and proceedings thereupon Numbers in 1761 and 1774 Receive a copy of the colonial laws Their dispersion and sale of their lands Some remaining in 1804 Total disappearance Monument to their memory The Nipmucks and Quinnebaugs Tradition concerning Alexanders Lake in Killingly Intercourse between the Nipmucks and the first settlers Jacob Spaldings adventures with an Indian creditor Revival among the Quinnebaugs Numbers of the Nipmucks in 1774 Their present condition The western Nehantics Their reservation Aggressions of the whites Their situation in 1734 and 1736 Efforts for their religious benefit Religious interest among them Difficulties with the whites Lose part of their land Numbers in 1761, 1774 and 1783 Present situation Indian remains. CHAPTER TEN HISTORY OF THE NEW TRIBES FORMED IN THE NORTH AND WEST OF CONNECTICUT FROM THEIR ORIGIN TO 1849: Subject of the chapter Formation of the clan at New Milford Observations on the number ascribed to it. CHAPTER ELEVEN HISTORY OF THE PEQUOTS FROM 1683 TO 1849: Melancholy character of the Pequot history Observations on their diminution Early governors of the two bands Quarrels between the governors and the people Groton appropriates Nawyonk, and the Pequots complain Nawyonk confirmed to Groton Encroachments on the Groton Pequots; proceedings thereupon Condition and numbers of the Groton band in 1731 Renewed encroachments, and consequent enactments Western half of the Groton reservation leased to white tenants Quarrels and dismissals of the overseers Death of Scadaub, the last governor of the Groton Pequots Religious interest among the Stonington Pequots Among the Groton Pequots Numbers of the Stonington Pequots in 1749 Attempted usurpation of their lands Dishonest claims of the tenants on the Groton reservation Assembly revokes the lease Prosecution of William Williams Tenants petition for a division of the disputed lands Unjust decision of the Assembly Number of the Groton Pequots in 1762 Efforts for their religious and educational benefit Numbers of the two bands in 1774 Many Pequots move to the Oneida country Renewed difficulties concerning the reservation in Groton These difficulties settled in 1800 President Dwights account of the Stonington Pequots Their situation in 1820 Condition and numbers of the Groton or Ledyard Pequots in 1832 Of the Stonington Pequots in 1848 Of the Ledyard Pequots in 1849.
CHAPTER TWELVE HISTORY OF THE MOHEGANS FROM THE CLOSE OF THE COURT ON THEIR DISPUTED LANDS IN 1743 TO 1849: Death of Ben Uncas; his will His son, Ben Uncas, chosen by the tribe as his successor Mohegans join the colonial ranks in the war of 1755 The Mason party still existent Messrs. Adams and Jewet preach to the Mohegans They are supplied with a schoolmaster Troubles of the master in collecting his scholars Appropriations to assist him Eleazer Wheelock Conversion and education of Samson Occom Becomes a missionary among the Long Island Indians Is licensed Is ordained a member of the Suffolk Presbytery on Long Island Wheelocks Indian school opened at Lebanon Inefficient contribution to assist it Occom and Rev. Gleason, the chaplain, in 1842 and in 1845 Present numbers and condition of the tribe Concluding remarks of the subject of the volume. On the Battle at Mystic Fort III.
Hubbards Account of the Fight in Fairfield IV. Totems of Nineteen Sachems and Sagamores V. The deed of 1640 by Uncas VI.
The Mohegan Cemetery at Norwich. Remember folks, this is an 1852 original. This book is 166 years old.
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