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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.

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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Wyandot Indians

Wyandot Tribe: Meaning perhaps “islanders,” or “dwellers on a peninsula.” Occasionally spelled Guyandot. At an earlier date usually known as Huron, a name given by the French from huré, “rough,” and the depreciating suffix -on. Also called: Hatindiaβointen, Huron name of Huron of Lorette. Nadowa, a name given to them and many other Iroquoian tribes …

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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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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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Huron Tribe

Commonly known as the Huron Tribe, Huron Indians, Huron People, Huron First Nation, Wyandot Tribe, and Wyandot Indians (Huron – lexically from French huré, bristly,’ ‘bristled,’ from hure, rough hair’ (of the head), head of man or beast, wild boar’s head; old French, ‘muzzle of the wolf, lion,’ etc., ‘the scalp,’ ‘a wig’; Norman French, …

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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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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. An important Algonquian tribe that occupied Nova Scotia, Cape Breton and Prince Edward Islands, the …

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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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