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Covered with night : a story of murder and indigenous justice in early America

Author: Nicole Eustace
Publisher: New York, NY : Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W. W. Norton & Company, Inc., [2021]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"An immersive tale of the killing of a Native American man and its far-reaching consequences for Colonial America. In the summer of 1722, on the eve of a conference between the Five Nations of the Iroquois and British-American colonists, two colonial fur traders brutally attacked an Indigenous hunter in colonial Pennsylvania. The crime set the entire mid-Atlantic on edge, with many believing that war was imminent.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
True crime stories
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nicole Eustace
ISBN: 9781631495878 1631495879
OCLC Number: 1155083172
Description: xiv, 447 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Contents: Tomorrow’s doom: July 30–August 1, 1722 --
Taquatarensaly (captain civility) --
When things go ill: February 1722 --
Sawantaeny --
Sorrow will come fast: March 6, 1722 --
John Catlidge --
What content and decency require: March 7–14, 1722 --
Peter Bezaillion --
Two heads are better than one: March 15–17, 1722 --
Weenepeeweytah and Elizabeth Cartlidge --
Forgive anyone sooner than thyself: March 21–26, 1722 --
Isaac Norris --
He will go to law: April 4–7, 1722 --
Satcheechoe --
Stark naught: May 4–11, 1722 --
William Keith --
Take him now: June 15–July 2, 1722 --
Ousewayteichks (Smith the Ganawese) --
Money and good men: August 3–15, 1722 --
James Le Tort --
A word to the wise: August–September 1722 --
James Logan --
Stiff obstinacy: October 3–5, 1722 --
Civility’s last word.
Responsibility: Nicole Eustace.

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"[Eustace] reveals forgotten treasures in America's attic... She draws from dozens of primary sources and hundreds of secondary ones, yet seamlessly weaves them into a cohesive, compelling narrative Read more...

 
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