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1851 Quebec Canada Directory, Daguerreotype to Dry Goods

In the following Directory the names which appear in CAPITALS are those of subscribers to the work. Daguerreotype Artist LEMIRE, L. A., 12 St. John st., U. T. See card, next page. Garneau, P., Scott st., St. Louis. Grenier & Chatigny, Sault-au-matelot st., Grenier, Frs., Sault-au-matelot st., L. T. Grenier, J. O., Sault-au-matelot st., L. …

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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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Pennacook Tribe

Pennacook Indians (cognate with Abnaki pěnâ-kuk, or penankuk, ‘at the bottom of the of hill or highland.’ Gerard). A confederacy of Algonquian tribes that occupied the basin of Merrimac river and the adjacent region in New Hampshire, northeast Massachusetts, and the extreme south part of Maine. They had an intermediate position between the southern New …

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Micmac Tribe

Micmac Indians, Mi’kmaq First Nation. (Migmak, ‘allies’; Nigmak, ‘our allies.’ Hewitt). Alternative names for the Micmac, which can be found in historical sources, include Gaspesians, Souriquois, Acadians and Tarrantines; in the mid-19th century Silas Rand recorded the word wejebowkwejik as a self-ascription. 1 An important Algonquian tribe that occupied Nova Scotia, Cape Breton and Prince Edward Islands, …

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1851 Quebec Canada Directory, Painters to Provision Merchants

Painters And Paperhangers Alaire, Joseph, St. Genevieve st., St. Louis. Barbeau, Francis, St. Genevieve st., St. Louis. Christie, Joseph, St. Gabriel St., St. Johns. Cornell. Samuel, St. Ursule st., U. T. Darveau, J., Stewart st., St. Rochs. David, S., Desfosses st., St. Rochs. Delisle, R., Lachevrotiere st., St. Louis. Hartigan, E., 16 Notre Dame st., …

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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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1851 Quebec Canada Directory, Land Agents to Lumber Merchants

In the following Directory the names which appear in CAPITALS are those of subscribers to the work. Land Agents BOWEN, N. H., general land agent and N. P., Commercial chambers, St. Peter st., L. T. CHILDS, JOHN, general land agent and N. P., Cote d’Abraham, St. Johns. GLACKEMEYER, E. C., general land agent and N. …

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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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Pocomtuc Tribe

Pocomtuc Indians, Deerfield Indians. A tribe formerly living on Deerfield and Connecticut rivers, in Franklin County, Massachusetts. Their principal village, of the same name, was near the present Deerfield, and they were frequently known as Deerfield Indians. They had a fort on Fort Dill in the same vicinity, which was destroyed by the Mohawk after …

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