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Drakes book of Indians.

Author: Samuel G Drake
Publisher: Scituate, Mass. : Digital Scanning, 2001.
Series: Online access with subscription: Proquest Ebook Central.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Samuel G Drake
ISBN: 1582181322 9781582181325
OCLC Number: 70731732
Notes: Originally published: The book of the Indians of North America: comprising details in the lives of about five hundred chiefs and others, the most distinguished among them. Boston: Antiquarian Bookstore, 1833.
Description: 1 online resource (460 pages) : illustrations
Contents: THE BOOK OF THE INDIANS OF NORTH AMERICA --
CONTENTS --
BOOK I. --
INTRODUCTION . --
CHAPTER I . --
Origin of the name Indian. --
Why applied to the people found in America. --
Ancient authors supposed to have referred to America in their writings --
Theopompus --
Voyage of Hanno --
Diodorus Siculus --
Plato --
Aristotle --
Seneca. --
CHAPTER II. --
Of modern Theorists upon the peopling of America. --
St. Gregory. --
Herrera. --
T. Morton. --
Williamson. --
Wood. --
Josselyn. --
Thorowgood. --
Adair. --
R. Williams. --
C. Mather --
Hubbard. --
Robertson. --
Smith. --
Voltaire. --
Mitchel. M'Culloh. --
Lord Kaim. --
Swinton. --
Cabrera. --
CHAPTER III. --
Manners and Customs of the Indians, as illustrated by Anecdotes, Narratives, &c. --
BOOK II . --
BIOGRAPHY AND HISTORY OF THE NORTHERN OR NEW ENGLAND INDIANS. --
CHAPTER I. --
An account of such as have been carried away by the early voyagers. --
Donacona --
Agona --
Tasquantum, or Squanto --
Dehamda --
Skettwarroes --
Assacumet --
Manida --
Pechmo --
Monopet --
Pekenimne --
Sakaweston --
Epanow --
Manawet --
Wanape --
Coneconam. --
CHAPTER II. --
Of the natives known to the first setters of Plimouth. --
Samoset --
MASSASOIT. Iyanough --
Aspinet --
Cauneconam --
CAUNBITANT --
WITTUWAMET --
PEKSUOT --
HOBOMOK --
Tokamahamon --
Obbatinewat --
NAMEPASHAMET --
Squaw-Sachem of Massachusetts --
Webcowet. --
CHAPTER III. --
Some account of the Massachusetts --
Geography of their country --
CHIKA-TAUBUT --
WAMPATUCK --
his war with the Mohawks --
MASCONONOMO --
CANONICUS --
Geography of the Narraganset country --
Account of that Nation --
Roger Williams --
MONTOWAMPATE --
Small-pox distresses the In-dians --
WONOHAQUAHAM --
WINNEPURKIT --
MANATAHQUA --
SCITTERY GUSSET --
NATTAHATTAWANTS --
WAHGUMACUT --
JACK-STRAW --
JAMES. CHAPTER IV. --
MIANTUNNOMOH --
His relations --
Aids the English in destroying the Pequots --
Sells Rhode Island --
Anecdote --
His difficulties with the English --
Visits Boston --
His Magnanimity and Independence --
Charged with a conspiracy against the whites --
Ably repels it --
WAIANDANCE becomes his secret enemy --
His speech to Waiandance and his people --
His war with Uncas --
His capture and Death --
Circumstances of his execution --
Participation of the whites therein --
Impartial view of that affair --
Traditions --
NINIGRET --
His connections and marriage --
His wars with Uncas. MEXAM, alias MEXANO --
Ninigret's speech to the English commissioners --
Perfidy of Kutshamakin --
Affair of Cuttaquin and Uncas --
Difficulties about tribute --
Character of Ascassassotick --
Ninigret plots to cut off the English --
Design frustrated by Waiandance --
Account of this chief --
Ninigret visits the Dutch --
Accused by the English of plotting with them --
Ably defends himself --
Particulars of the affair --
Notices of various other Indians --
War between Ninigret and Ascassassotick --
Participation of Ninigret and his people in Philip's war --
Present condition of his descendants.
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