Indian Wars of New England: Topography of Indian tribes. The early settler and the Indian. The Pequod war. Wars of the Mohegans

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W.B. Clarke Company, 1910 - Indians of North America
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Page 121 - In his person he is a very lusty man, in his best years, an able body grave of countenance, and spare of speech; in his attire little or nothing differing from the rest of his followers, only in a great chain of white bone beads about his neck; and at it, behind his neck, hangs a little bag of tobacco, which he drank,* and gave us to drink. His face was painted with a sad red, like murrey, and oiled both head and face, that he looked greasily.
Page 382 - ... and would show him no countenance, nor admit him to dine at our table, as formerly he had done, till he had acknowledged his failing, etc., which he readily did...
Page 411 - taking into serious consideration, they say, what was safest and best to be done, were all of opinion that it would not be safe to set him at liberty, neither had we sufficient ground for us to put him to death.
Page 295 - I have given a coate to cloathe her. It is my desire to have her for a servant, if it may stand with your good liking, else not. There is a little squaw that steward Culacut desireth, to whom he hath given a coate.
Page 239 - ... not until they had burnt up the rest of their matches. Presently there starts up four Indians out of the fiery reeds, but ran away, I calling to the rest of our men to come away out of the marsh. Then Robert Chapman and Thomas Hurlbut, being sentinels, called to me, saying there came a number of Indians out of the other side of the marsh. Then I went to stop them, that they should not get the wood-land; but Thomas Hurlbut cried out to me that some of the men did not follow me, for Thomas Rumble...
Page 374 - I desire to see it done before I die, and I am so deep in years, that I cannot expect to live long : besides, we have but one man (viz., the Indian printer) that is able to compose the sheets, and correct the press with understanding.
Page 118 - James saluted him with words of love and peace, and did accept of him as his friend and ally ; and that...
Page 324 - Miantunnomu. did I, but one small present from four women of Long Island, which were no Pequts, but of that isle, being afraid, desired to put themselves under my protection.

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