The centennial celebration of the settlement of Bangor: September 30, 1869 (Google eBook)

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B. A. Burr, printer, 1869 - Bangor (Me.) - 182 pages
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Page 183 - Laser Print natural white, a 60 # book weight acid-free archival paper which meets the requirements of ANSI/NISO Z39.48-1992 (permanence of paper) Preservation photocopying and binding by Acme Bookbinding Charlestown, Massachusetts CD 1995 The borrower must return this item on or before the last date stamped below.
Page 24 - ... country above two or three hundred thousand crowns, " " which he has now in his pocket in good dry gold. But all the use he makes " " of it is to buy up goods for presents to his fellow savages, who, upon their " " return from hunting, present him with beaver skins to a treble value.
Page 24 - He married among them after their fashion, and prefered the forrests of Acadia to the Pyrenean Mountains, that encompass the place of his nativity. For the first years of his abode with the savages, he behaved himself so, as to draw an inexpressible esteem from them. They made him their Great Chief or leader, who is in a manner the...
Page 44 - Is it well with thee ? Is it well with thy husband ? Is it well with thy child ?' And she answered,
Page 24 - Chief or leader, who is in a manner the soveraign of the nation; and by degrees he has worked himself into such a fortune, which any man but he would have made such use of, as to draw out of that country above two or three hundred thousand crowns, which he has now in his pocket in good dry gold. But all the use he makes of it, is to buy up goods for presents to his...
Page 21 - Weymouth in 1605, who set up a cross (Anglican) here, and wrote that " many who had been travellers in sundry countries and in most famous rivers, affirmed them not comparable to this, the most beautiful, rich, large, secure, harboring river that the world affordeth.
Page 38 - Britain, and that they are engaged to join you in opposing your and our enemies. We heartily join with our brethren in the colony of Massachusetts, and are resolved to stand together, and oppose the people of Old England, that are endeavoring to take your and our lands and liberties from us.
Page 24 - ... Panawanske; and if one went by Baron Hontan he would have been here in 1663; but the assault on the Turks at Raab had not then taken place. Hontan says: "The Baron St. Castin, a gentleman of Oleron, in Bearne, having lived among the Abenaquis after the savage way for above twenty years, is so much respected by the savages that they look upon him as their tutelar god.
Page 30 - Bussell as his de29 scendants prefer to pronounce the name. He was probably originally from Salisbury, Mass., and had been a soldier in an expedition to Canada, in which his health had suffered. He was poor. He had a wife and nine children. He was a hunter, fisher, boatbuilder and cooper. This region abounded in game and fish, and was inviting to pioneers such as he. A title to the soil did not probably dis.turb his contemplations. The title to any game or fish he might obtain, he did not fear would...
Page 19 - Several other beautiful rivers enter into it; and upon its banks the French formerly erected a little fort about ten or twelve leagues from its mouth, which was surrounded by fresh-water, and this place was named the Fort of Norumbegue.

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