A History of Pemaquid: With Sketches of Monhegan, Popham and Castine

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MacDonald & Evans, 1925 - America - 226 pages

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Page 8 - This island is woody grown with fir, birch, oak and beech, as far as we saw along the shore ; and so likely to be within.
Page 97 - York, his heirs and assigns, all that part of the main land of New England, beginning at a certain place called or known by the name of St. Croix, next adjoining to New Scotland in America...
Page 41 - Country men, let not the meannesse of the word fish distaste you, for it will afford as good gold as the Mines of Guiana or Potassie, with lesse hazard and charge, and more certainty and facility.
Page 35 - We ranged the Coast both East and West much furder ; but Eastwards our commodities were not esteemed, they were so neare the French who affords them better : and right against...
Page 8 - The next day being Whit-Sunday; because we rode too much open to the sea and windes, we weyed anker about twelve a clocke, and came along to the other Hands more adjoyning to the maine, * and in the rode directly with the mountaines, about three leagues from the first Hand where we had ankered.
Page 57 - Indian came bouldly amongst them, and spoke to them in broken English, which they could well understand, but marvelled at it. At length they understood by discourse with him, that he was not of these parts, but belonged to the eastrene parts, wher some English-ships came to flush, with whom he was acquainted, and could name sundrie of them by their names, amongst whom he had gott his language.
Page 81 - Indian sagamores, do bind ourselves and our heirs forever to defend the above said John Brown and his heirs in the quiet and peaceable possession of the above said lands. In witness whereunto, I the said Capt.
Page 92 - They also sent a writing, directed to all the governours, signifying their intent not to do harm to any more of their countrymen, but to go to the southward, and to advise them not to send against them ; for they were resolved to ||sink|| themselves rather than be taken : Signed underneath, Fortune le garde, and no ||2name|| to it.
Page 81 - Harbour, from thence to the south end of Muscongus Island, taking in the island, and so running five and twenty miles into the country north and by east, and thence eight miles northwest and by west, and then turning and running south and by west to Pemaquid where first begun.
Page 34 - Northerly latitude : our plot was there to take Whales and make tryalls of a Myne of Gold and Copper. If those failed, Fish and Furres was then our refuge...

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