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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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A NEW AND POPULAR PICTORIAL DESCRIPTION OF THE United States.

JOHN A. LEE & CO - 1876
...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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History of New England During the Stuart Dynasty, Volume 1

John Gorham Palfrey - New England - 1876
...enlisting for his darling scheme allies more able to promote it " This accident," Gorges says, was " the means under God of putting on foot and giving life to all our plantations." He took three of the natives into his hour e, caused them to be instructed in the English language,...
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The Aboriginal Races of North America: Comprising Biographical Sketches of ...

Samuel G. Drake - Indians of North America - 1880 - 788 pages
...Plymouth, where I then commanded." Three* of whose natives, namely, Manida, Skettwarroet and Tasqvanlum, " I seized upon. They were all of one nation, but of...several parts, and several families. This accident must he acknowledged the means, under God, of putting on foot and giving life to all our plantations." Paying...
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A relation of a voyage to Sagadahoc [by J. Davies] ed. with preface, notes ...

James Davies (capt.) - 1880
...that the savages captured by Waymouth and carried to England, and trained for future service, were the means " under God, of putting on foot and giving life to all our plantations." What he learned from them encouraged him to use his influence with Sir John Popham ; and, finally,...
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Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society, Volume 18

Massachusetts Historical Society - Massachusetts - 1881
...that the savages captured by Waymouth and carried to England, and trained for future service, were the means " under God, of putting on foot and giving life to all our plantations." What he learned from them encouraged him to use his influence with Sir John Popham ; and, finally,...
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Prof.J.L.Diman,D.D.: A Memorial Tribute.]

Edward James Young - 1881 - 538 pages
...that the savages captured by "VVaymouth and carried to England, and trained for future service, were the means " under God, of putting on foot and giving life to all our plantations." What he learned from them encouraged him to use his influence with Sir John Popham ; and, finally,...
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New England's Vindication, Volume 1

Henry Gardiner - Maine - 1884 - 83 pages
...he brought five of the natives, three of whose names were Manida, Skettwarroes.and Tisquantum, whom I seized upon. They were all of one nation, but of...putting on foot and giving life to all our plantations." [Gorges, Briefe Narration, c. ii. ; comp. Strachey, Historic of Travaile, c. viii.] That this capture...
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Narrative and Critical History of America: English explorations and ...

Justin Winsor - America - 1884
...with colonization under the supervision of Gorges. Indeed he expressly says that these Indians were the means, " under God, of putting on foot and giving life to all our plantations." Accordingly the plans of a permanent colony were projected, and on the last day of May, 1607, two ships...
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Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society

Massachusetts Historical Society - Massachusetts - 1886
...of one nation," he says, "but of several parts and several families. This accident," he continues, " must be acknowledged the means under God of putting...on foot, and giving life to all our plantations." Gorges kept these natives in his custody for some time, until they began to show signs of civility,...
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History of the Lower Kennebec, 1602-1889

Parker McCobb Reed - Kennebec River Valley (Me.) - 1889 - 72 pages
...faithful friend of the English and his kindly deeds bear testimony to his good and noble character. 1 "They were all of one nation, but of several parts...putting on foot and giving life to all our plantations, as by the ensuing discourse will manifestly appear. "After I had those people sometime in my custody,...
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