The History Of The United States Of America Volume 2

Paperback | October 12, 2012

byRichard Hildreth

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1877 edition. Excerpt: ...for the next six years. 1723. The General Court soon accommodated with Dum-mor the quarrel hich Shute had left on his hands. He _yi. iJ-1 t so:ne of th..ir demands, and they abandoned ttker The lm!i;in war proved expensive and annoy injj, r. i large issues of paper money became necessary to Chapter carry it on. _ Connecticut, applied to for aid against the Indians, 1723. professed scruples as to the justice of the war, and begged Massachusetts to take care lest innocent blood were shed. These scruples were presently quieted, and Connecticut furnished the quota asked for. Attempts repeatedly made to engage the assistance of the Mohawks were less successful. They not only refused to take up the hatchet, but, what was still more unpalatable, they advised Massachusetts, as a sure means of peace, to ru-store the Indian lands and prisoners. The attacks of the Indians extended along the whole northern frontier as far west as Connecticut River. To cover the towns in that valley, Fort Dummer was presently erected, on the site of what is now Brattleborough, 1724 the oldest English settlement within the limits of the present state of Vermont. Having seized an armed schooner in one of the eastern harbors, a party of Indians cruised along the coast, and captured no less than seven vessels. It was deemed necessary to strike some decisive blow. Norridge-wock was surprised by a second expedition; Raslcs was Augnrt slain, with some thirty of his Indian disciples; the sacred vessels and 'the adorable body of Jesus Christ" were scoffingly profaned; the chapel was pillaged and burned, and the village broken up. The premium on scalps was raised to £,100, payable, however, in the depreciated currency. Lovewell, a noted partisan, surprised, near the head...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1877 edition. Excerpt: ...for the next six years. 1723. The General Court soon accommodated with Dum-mor the quarrel hich Shute had left ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:166 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.35 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217952534

ISBN - 13:9780217952538

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