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
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Page 113 - Surely the wrath of man shall praise thee : the remainder of wrath shalt thou restrain.
Page 38 - 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 109 - Indian together behind such shelters of trees, etc., as he could find, and took care to place them at such distance that none might pass undiscovered between them ; charged them to be careful of themselves, and of hurting their friends, and to fire at any that should come silently through the swamp. But it being somewhat farther through the swamp than he was aware of, he wanted men to make up his ambuscade.
Page 140 - The Lord hath sworn by His right hand, and by the arm of His strength, Surely I will no more give thy corn to be meat for thine enemies ; and the sons of the stranger shall not drink thy wine, for the which thou hast laboured : But they that have gathered it shall eat it, and praise the Lord ; and they that have brought it together shall drink it in the courts of My holiness.
Page 61 - That if any of his did hurt to any of theirs, he should send the offender, that they might punish him.
Page 131 - We beseech you all to help us ; my wife she is but one, but there be more Prisoners, which we pray you keep well: Mattamuck his wife, we entreat you for her, and not onely that man, but it is the Request of two Sachems, Sam Sachem of Weshakum, and the Pakashoag Sachem.
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 109 - Captain Church, to pilot him to Philip, and to help to kill him, that he might revenge his brother's death. Told him, that Philip was now upon a little spot of upland, that was in | the south end of the miry swamp, just at the foot of the mount, which was a spot of ground that Captain Church was well acquainted with.
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.