In the Hands of the Senecas

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Syracuse University Press, 1947 - Fiction - 213 pages
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These stories tell how the Indians captured pioneer women on the warring frontier in revolutionary New York, how the rigours of frontier life affected the women and how, in many cases, they were equal to the situation. The book is organised as a series of loosely-related narratives.

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In the hands of the Senecas

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The six episodes included here are quite similar to material found in Edmonds's best-selling Drums Along the Mohawk. The stories follow characters captured by the Seneca Indians in a raid on a pioneer ... Read full review

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This book will appeal to all ages. It's an engrossing account of captives from a raid on a village near Cherry Valley in New York. Read full review


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