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" I seized upon. They were all of one nation, but of several parts, and several families. This accident must be acknowledged the means, under God, of putting on foot and giving life to all our plantations. "
Biography and History of the Indians of North America: Comprising a General ... - Page 3
by Samuel G. Drake - 1834 - 541 pages
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HISTORY OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK

JOHN ROMEYN BRODHEAD - 1853
...immediately "seized upon" by Sir Ferdinando Gorges, the governor of Plymouth, who afterward declared that " this accident must be acknowledged the means, under...on foot and giving life to all our plantations.'^ * Purchas, iv., 1654. t Rymer, Federa, xvi., 516. \ Sir F. Gorges, "Brief Narration," &c., in Mass....
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Collections, Volume 1

Protestant Episcopal Historical Society - 1853
...extreme severity of the climate. In midwinter fire consumed their storehouse, with the provisions it * " This accident must be acknowledged the means, under...putting on foot and giving life to all our plantations." — Sir Ferdinando Gorga' Sriefe Narration. London : I6oS. fTo the two companies all North America,...
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History of the Early Discovery of America and Landing of the Pilgrims: With ...

Samuel G. Drake - America - 1854 - 720 pages
...Plymouth, where I then commanded." Three * of whose natives, namely, Afanida, SkeUuxuroet and Tasqvantvm, " I seized upon. They were all of one nation, but of...several families. This accident must be acknowledged the meana, under God, of putting on foot and giving life to all our plantation*" Paying great attention...
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A Pictorial Description of the United States

Robert Sears - United States - 1854 - 648 pages
...and had three of them in his own family for three years ; and " this accident must be acknowledged as the means, under God, of putting on foot and giving life to all our plantations." He obtained much information from the Indians, and became, from that time, deeply interested in schemes...
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The History of Massachusetts ...: The colonial period [to 1692

John Stetson Barry - Massachusetts - 1855
...were the natural result ; though in the popular language of the day it was termed " an accident, which must be acknowledged the means, under God, of putting on foot and giving life to all our plantations." ' The discoveries of Gosnold, Pring, and Weymouth, the descriptions of voyagers and fishermen, the...
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The History of Massachusetts ...: The colonial period [to 1692

John Stetson Barry - Massachusetts - 1855
...were the natural result ; though in the popular language of the day it was termed " an accident, which must be acknowledged the means, under God, of putting on foot and giving life to all our plantations." ' The discoveries of Gosnold, Pring, and Weymouth, the descriptions of voyagers and fishermen, the...
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The History and Antiquities of New England, New York, New Jersey, and ...

John Warner Barber - New England - 1856 - 624 pages
...Penobscoi, from whence he carried to England five of the natives, ' three of whornj' says Gorges, ' I seized upon ; they were all of one nation, but of...putting on foot and giving life to all our plantations. He retained these Indians in his family three years, and obtained from them much information respecting...
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The History and Antiquities of New England, New York, New Jersey, and ...

John Warner Barber - New England - 1856 - 624 pages
...river Penobscui, fromwhence he carried to England five of the natives, ' three of whom ' says Gorges, ' I seized upon ; they were all of one nation, but of...putting on foot and giving life to all our plantations. He retained these Indians in his family three years, and obtained from them much information respecting...
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Ancient Pemaquid: A Historical Review

John Wingate Thornton - Pemaquid (Me.) - 1857 - 178 pages
...Gorges was in command. He took the Indians into his special custody, and the Knight declared that " this accident must be acknowledged the means, under...on foot, and giving life to all our plantations." Verily, Pemaquid forms the initial in New England Colonization, and this we have on the high authority...
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Collections of the Maine Historical Society

JOHN CHAMBERLAIN - Maine - 1890
...Gorges was in command. He took the Indians into his special custody, and the Knight declared that " this accident must be acknowledged the means, under...on foot, and giving life to all our plantations." 1 Verily, Pemaquid forms the initial in New England Colonization, and this we have on the high authority...
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