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North America Indian Names of Places in Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, and Louisiana

The Indians all over this continent had names, traditions, religions, ceremonies, feasts, prayers, songs, dances all, more or less, with symbolism and allegory, adapted to circumstances, just as all other races of mankind. But the world has become so familiar with the continued and ridiculous publications in regard to everything touching upon that race of …

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Sons of Quebec 1778-1843

The Sons of Quebec (Fils de Québec) were written by Pierre-Georges Roy and published in 1933 in a four volume set. They provide a series of short biographies of one to three pages of Quebec men from 1778-1843. Warning… this manuscript is in French!

Early Exploration and Native Americans

De Soto and his band gave to the Choctaws at Moma Binah and the Chickasaws at Chikasahha their first lesson in the white man’s modus operandi to civilize and Christianize North American Indians; so has the same lesson been continued to be given to that unfortunate people by his white successors from that day to this, …

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The Discovery Of This Continent, it’s Results To The Natives

In the year 1470, there lived in Lisbon, a town in Portugal, a man by the name of Christopher Columbus, who there married Dona Felipa, the daughter of Bartolome Monis De Palestrello, an Italian (then deceased), who had arisen to great celebrity as a navigator. Dona Felipa was the idol of her doting father, and …

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Narrative of the Captivity of Frances Noble – Indian Captivities

Narrative of the captivity of Frances Noble, who was, among others, taken by the Indians from Swan Island, in Maine, about the year 1755; compiled by John Kelly, Esq. of Concord, New Hampshire, from the minutes and memoranda of Phinehas Merrill. Esq. of Stratham, in the same state; and by the Former Gen. Tleman communicated for publication to the editors of the Historical Collections of New Hampshire.

Narrative of the Captivity and Sufferings of Miss Sarah Gerish – Indian Captivities

Miss Sarah Gerish, who was Taken at the Sacking of Dover, in the Year 1689, by the Indians; as Communicated to the Reverend Dr. Cotton Mather, by the Reverend John Pike, Minister of Dover. Sarah Gerish, daughter of Capt. John Gerish, of Quochecho or Cocheco, was a very beautiful and ingenious damsel, about seven years …

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War Between the Colonies and The Western Indians – From 1763 To 1765

A struggle began in 1760, in which the English had to contend with a more powerful Indian enemy than any they had yet encountered. Pontiac, a chief renowned both in America and Europe, as a brave and skillful warrior, and a far-sighted and active ruler, was at the head of all the Indian tribes on …

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The French and Indian War from 1754 to 1759 – Beaver Wars

After the peace, concluded between France and England in 1748, the French, excluded from the Atlantic coast of North America, designed to take possession of the country further west, and for this purpose, commenced to build a chain of forts to connect the St. Lawrence and the Mississippi rivers. The English, to prevent this scheme …

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1851 Quebec Canada Directory, Engravers to Gunsmiths

In the following Directory the names which appear in CAPITALS are those of subscribers to the work. Engravers And Copperplate Printers Leggo, William A., jun., engraver, Treasure st., Leggo, William A., sen., copperplate printer, 6 U. T. Dauphin st., U. T. Fishing Tackle Maker And Bird Stuffer Kendall, Owen G., St. John st., without. Fancy …

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1851 Quebec Canada Directory, Agencies of Assurance to Auctioneers

In the following Directory the names which appear in CAPITALS are those of subscribers to the work. Agencies Of Assurance Companies, &C. Aetna, (Fire And Life), of Hartford, Conn., Daniel M’Gie, agent, St. Andrew’s wharf, L. T. Britannia, (Life), of London, R. Peniston, agent, J. B. F. lane, L. T. Canada, (Life), H. W. Welch, …

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1851 Quebec Canada Directory, Public Departments

In the following Directory the names which appear in CAPITALS are those of subscribers to the work. Public Departments Permanent Officers Of The Executive And Legislative Departments Of The Government Of Canada. Governor General And Suite His Excellency the Right Honorable James, Earl of Elgin and Kincardine, K. T., governor general of British North America, …

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1851 Quebec Canada Directory, First Arrivals From Sea In The Port Of Quebec

In the following Directory the names which appear in CAPITALS are those of subscribers to the work. First Arrivals From Sea In The Port Of Quebec. May 9th, 1760-11. M. S. Leostoff, Captain Deane. May 16th, 1765 Snow Apthorp, F. Bushia, from Glasgow and Belfast. May 29th, 1766-Sloop Elizabeth, G. Snow, from Boston. May 6th, …

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