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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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American Colonial Prose: John Smith to Thomas Jefferson

Mary Ann Radzinowicz - Literary Criticism - 1984 - 304 pages
...(reprinted in James P. Baxter, Sir Ferdinando Gorges and His Province of Maine, 3 vols. Boston, 1890): They were all of one nation, but of several parts...on foot, and giving life to all our Plantations.' Probably both Heriot and Smith interviewed the two Algonkians in London; certainly the desire to settle...
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O Brave New Words!: Native American Loanwords in Current English

Charles L. Cutler - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2000 - 304 pages
...English. After examining his guests, Gorges wrote that Waymouth "brought five of the Natives . . . ; they were all of one nation, but of several parts...God of putting on foot and giving life to all our Plantations."3 Several of the Indians would in fact serve as guides for later expeditions. Backing...
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New England Frontier: Puritans and Indians, 1620-1675

Alden T. Vaughan - History - 1995 - 430 pages
...brought five of the natives, three of whose names were Manida, Skettawarroes, and Tasquantum, whom I seized upon. They were all of one nation, but of...God of putting on foot and giving life to all our plantations.14 The two Indians not kept by Gorges were placed in the custody of Sir John Popham, Lord...
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The New England Gazetteer

John Hayward - New England - 1997 - 516 pages
...Penobscot, from whence he carried to England live of the natives, " three of whom," says Gorges, " I seized upon ; they were all of one nation, but of...This accident must be acknowledged the means under Gpd of putting on foot and giving life to all our plantations." He retained these Indians in his family...
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Gorges and the Grant of the Province of Maine, 1622: A Tercentenary Manual

Henry S. Burrage - Maine - 1999 - 178 pages
...had." This was a memorable experience with Gorges; and, referring to it in his old age, he said, it "must be acknowledged the means under God of putting on foot and giving life to all our plantations." * In a measure, at least, Gorges had caught the new spirit then discoverable in England, especially...
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Drakes Book of Indians

Samuel Gardner Drake - Social Science - 2001 - 448 pages
...Plymouth, where I then commanded." Threet of whose natives, namely, Manida, Skettwarroes and Tasquantum, "I seized upon. They were all of one nation, but of...enough by them about the country from whence they came to establish a belief that it was of great value; not perhaps making due allowance for its being...
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Chronicles of the Pilgrim Fathers

Alexander Young - History - 2005 - 372 pages
...where I then commanded. Three of whose natives, namely, Manida, Skettwarroes, and Tisquantum, I sei2ed upon. They were all of one nation, but of several parts and several families.'^ It is impossible that Sir Perdinando should have been mistaken in the names of those he received from...
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The Enslavement of the American Indian in Colonial Times

Barbara Olexer - History - 2005 - 244 pages
...Plymouth, Gorges kept three of them and Popham kept two. "I seized upon the Indians," wrote Gorges. "They were all of one Nation, but of several parts and several families... And, having kept them full three years, I made them able to set me down what great rivers run up into...
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Collected Papers Historical, Literary, Travel, and Miscellaneous

Sir Adolphus William Ward - English literature - 1921
...his day both a participant in Ralegh's Guiana Expedition and a Cavalier in the Great Civil War — "must be acknowledged the means, under God, of putting on foot and giving life to our plantation." (Ever since the sojourn in England — some eleven years later — of poor Pokahontas,...
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 70

American literature - 1892
...from a voyage to America ; " which accident," says Sir Ferdinando Gorges, " must be acknowledged as the means under God of putting on foot and giving life to our plantations." Among the most active and influential men in putting this movement on foot were Sir...
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