The old Indian chronicle: being a collection of exceeding rare tracts written and published in the time of King Philip's war, by persons residing in the country; to which are now added marginal notes and Chronicles of the Indians from the discovery of America to the present time. By S. G. Drake
Samuel Gardner Drake
Antiquarian Institute, 1836 - Indians of North America - 208 pages
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Page 114 - Surely the wrath of man shall praise thee : the remainder of wrath shalt thou restrain.
Page 40 - Indians, on the 19th of December, 1675. With the true number of the Slain and Wounded, and the transactions of the English Army since the said fight. With all other passages that have there hapned from the icth of November, 1675 to the 8th of February 1675-6.
Page 6 - Conspiracy, (for she is as Potent a Prince as any round about her. and hath as much Corn, Land, and Men, at her Command) she willingly consented, and was much more forward in the Design, and had greater Success than King Philip himself. The place where this King Philip...
Page 21 - ... house, and flying amongst the people, and there being in the house fifty women and children besides the men before mentioned. But abroad in the yard, one Thomas Wilson of that town, being sent to fetch water for our help in further need, (that which we had being spent in putting out the fire,) was shot by the enemy in the upper jaw and in the neck, the anguish of which wound was such at the first that he cried out with a great noise, by reason whereof the Indians hearing him rejoiced, and triumphed...
Page 24 - ABOUT the 15th of August, Captain Mosely with sixty Men, met with a company, judged about three hundred Indians, in a plain place where few Trees were, and on both sides preparations were making for a Battle; all being ready on both sides to fight...
Page 1 - The Present State of New-England With Respect to the Indian War, Wherein is an Account of the true Reason thereof, (as far as can be judged by Men), Together with most of the Remarkable Passages that have happened from the 20th of June, till the 10th of November, 1675. Faithfully Composed by a Merchant of Boston and Communicated to his Friend in London.
Page 53 - Souldiers to march to Narraganset, in order to keep them quiet, and prevent their succouring or harbouring the Enemy : Where, after some delay, they were drawn to consent to our demands, promising neither to Entertain nor assist our Enemies, which they since confirmed in a Treaty with the Commissioners of the Colonies ; Further engaging that they would deliver all those of Philip's party, that upon his Rout near Scatoneck,* or since, were fled to them ; but have failed in every particular.
Page 72 - Indian War. From March till August 1676, Giving a Perfect Relation of the Several Devastations, Engagements, and Transactions there; As also the Great Successes Lately obtained against the Barbarous Indians, The Reducing of King Philip...
Page 48 - Indians saw our Army coming, they shot as fast as ever they could, and so our Men did the like. Before our Men could come up to take possession of the Fort, the Indians had shot three Bullets through Capt. Davenport, whereupon he bled extreamly, and immediately called for his Lieutenant, Mr. Edward Ting, and committed the charge of the Company to him, and desired him to take care of his Gun,f and deliver it according to order, and immediatly died in the place...