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A Particular History of the Five Years French and Indian War

By: Samuel G. Drake

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1870)

Seller ID: D0294

ISBN: 0788402943

Condition: 314 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1870), 2007, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 314 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


This was the fourth of the five Indian wars which began in 1688 and extended down to the fall of Quebec. It was fought all along the English frontier but especially in New England. This volume covers the major events and also details the numerous minor skirmishes in which at least 1,000 were killed or carried into captivity. It provides a wealth of biographical data on the many minor participants in this war, based largely on original sources including diaries, journals, correspondence, etc. The fascinating narrative of Rev. John Norton, who made detailed notes on the prisoners he encountered ... View more info

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Indian Captivities, or Life in the Wigwam; Being True Narratives of Captives Who have been Carried Away by the Indians from the Frontier Settlements of the U.S. from the Earliest Period to the Present Time

By: Samuel G. Drake

Price: $31.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1850)

Seller ID: D0366

ISBN: 0788403664

Condition: 396 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1850), 2005, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 396 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


This fascinating narrative details the trials of men, women, and children captured by Indians from 1528 to 1836. The thirty-one captives whose stories are contained herein lived in nine states from Maine to Florida and as far west as Ohio. The author, one of the founders of The New England Historic and Genealogical Society, took great pains to preserve the original language while maintaining the proper grammatical structure of each narrative. One example of the narratives found in this work is the story of Sarah Gerish who, at the age of eight, was held captive by the Indians for six months. S... View more info

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The History of the Great Indian War of 1675 and 1676, Commonly Called Philip's War

By: Samuel G. Drake, ed.

Price: $37.95

Publisher: CC: (1716, 1772, rev. ed. 1851)

Seller ID: 9752-102

ISBN: 0806351640

Condition: 360 pages, (1716, 1772, rev. ed. 1851), 2003, 360 pp., index, paper, CC


360 pages, (1716, 1772, rev. ed. 1851), 2003, 360 pp., index, paper, CC View more info