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French and Indian cruelty exemplified

Peter Williamson

French and Indian cruelty exemplified

in the life, and various vicissitudes of fortune, of Peter Williamson, who was carried off from Aberdeen in his infancy, and sold as a slave in Pennsylvania. Containing the history of the author"s surprising adventures in North America; his captivity among the Indians, and manner of his escape; the customs, dress &c., of the savages; military operations in that quarter; with a description of the British settlements, &c. &c. To which is added, an account of the proceedings of the magistrates of Aberdeen against him on his return to Scotland; a brief history of his process against them before the Court of session, and a short dissertation on kidnapping.

by Peter Williamson

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Published by Printed for, and sold by J. Stewart in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • Fort Oswego (Oswego, N.Y.)
    • Subjects:
    • Indians of North America -- Early works to 1800.,
    • Indian captivities -- Early works to 1800.,
    • Kidnapping.,
    • United States -- History -- French and Indian War, 1755-1763 -- Personal narratives.,
    • Fort Oswego (Oswego, N.Y.) -- Capture, 1756.

    • Edition Notes

      First edition, York, 1758.

      GenreEarly works to 1800.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE199 .W721
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 150 p. :
      Number of Pages150
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6608118M
      LC Control Number18010878
      OCLC/WorldCa6025156

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Wearing a feathered headdress, wampum belt, gorget, and moccasins and carrying a gun or musket and a scalping knife, the man smokes a hatchet pipe and stands before a group of dancers and men paddling a canoe.

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