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The Many Captivities of Esther Wheelwright: An Interview with Ann Little

Ann Little’s The Many Captivities of Esther Wheelwright (Yale University Press, 2016; paper, 2018) traces the remarkable story of a woman from her New England childhood to Wabanaki captivity and adoption to adulthood as an Ursuline nun in eighteenth-century...
From: Borealia on 10 Sep 2018

Pirates, 1726: The Regionalism of Danger in the Early Northeast

Alexandra L. Montgomery When Samuel Doty put in to Mirligueche Bay in Nova Scotia for water on 25 August 1726, everything still seemed to be going according to plan.[1] Doty, the master of the sloop Tryal, had likely been cautious and concerned when he...
From: Borealia on 7 Dec 2015

NARRATIVE OF THE CAPTIVITY AND RESTORATION OF MRS. MARY ROWLANDSON. Part Thirteen, Final.

Preparing To meet The Enemy By Robert Griffing. THE TWENTIETH REMOVE It was their usual manner to remove, when they had done any mischief, lest they should be found out; and so they did at this time. We went about three or four miles, and there they...
From: A Woodsrunner's Diary on 13 Jun 2015

NARRATIVE OF THE CAPTIVITY AND RESTORATION OF MRS. MARY ROWLANDSON. Part Twelve.

By Robert Griffing. THE NINETEENTH REMOVE They said, when we went out, that we must travel to Wachusett this day. But a bitter weary day I had of it, traveling now three days together, without resting any day between. At last, after many weary steps,...
From: A Woodsrunner's Diary on 13 Jun 2015

NARRATIVE OF THE CAPTIVITY AND RESTORATION OF MRS. MARY ROWLANDSON. Part Eleven.

THE SEVENTEENTH REMOVE A comfortable remove it was to me, because of my hopes. They gave me a pack, and along we went cheerfully; but quickly my will proved more than my strength; having little or no refreshing, my strength failed me, and my spirits were...
From: A Woodsrunner's Diary on 13 Jun 2015

COLONIAL AMERICAN DIGRESSIONS: INDIAN CAPTIVES

COLONIAL AMERICAN DIGRESSIONS: INDIAN CAPTIVES: The Capture of Mary Rowlandson Courtesy of 17th18Century.blog Mary Rowlandson, 10 February 1675 ‘…But out we must go, the fire...
From: A Woodsrunner's Diary on 11 May 2015

NARRATIVE OF THE CAPTIVITY AND RESTORATION OF MRS. MARY ROWLANDSON. Part Ten.

By the kind permission of the Gutenberg Project. THE FOURTEENTH REMOVE Now must we pack up and be gone from this thicket, bending our course toward the Baytowns; I having nothing to eat by the way this day, but a few crumbs of cake, that an Indian gave...
From: A Woodsrunner's Diary on 11 May 2015

NARRATIVE OF THE CAPTIVITY AND RESTORATION OF MRS. MARY ROWLANDSON. Part Nine.

Watching the Back Trail By Andrew Knez Jnr. THE THIRTEENTH REMOVE Instead of going toward the Bay, which was that I desired, I must go with them five or six miles down the river into a mighty thicket of brush; where we abode almost a fortnight. Here one...
From: A Woodsrunner's Diary on 6 May 2015

NARRATIVE OF THE CAPTIVITY AND RESTORATION OF MRS. MARY ROWLANDSON. Part Eight.

The Captives By Andrew Knez Jnr. THE ELEVENTH REMOVE The next day in the morning they took their travel, intending a day's journey up the river. I took my load at my back, and quickly we came to wade over the river; and passed over tiresome and wearisome...
From: A Woodsrunner's Diary on 3 May 2015

NARRATIVE OF THE CAPTIVITY AND RESTORATION OF MRS. MARY ROWLANDSON. Part Seven.

By Robert Griffing. THE NINTH REMOVE But instead of going either to Albany or homeward, we must go five miles up the river, and then go over it. Here we abode a while. Here lived a sorry Indian, who spoke to me to make him a shirt. When I had done it,...
From: A Woodsrunner's Diary on 1 May 2015

NARRATIVE OF THE CAPTIVITY AND RESTORATION OF MRS. MARY ROWLANDSON. Part Six.

Courtesy of the Gutenberg Project. THE SIXTH REMOVE On Monday (as I said) they set their wigwams on fire and went away. It was a cold morning, and before us there was a great brook with ice on it; some waded through it, up to the knees and higher, but...
From: A Woodsrunner's Diary on 30 Apr 2015

NARRATIVE OF THE CAPTIVITY AND RESTORATION OF MRS. MARY ROWLANDSON. Part Four.

THE SECOND REMOVE But now, the next morning, I must turn my back upon the town, and travel with them into the vast and desolate wilderness, I knew not whither. It is not my tongue, or pen, can express the sorrows of my heart, and bitterness of my spirit...
From: A Woodsrunner's Diary on 27 Apr 2015

NARRATIVE OF THE CAPTIVITY AND RESTORATION OF MRS. MARY ROWLANDSON. Part Three.

Courtesy of Project Gutenberg.  Oh the doleful sight that now was to behold at this house! "Come, behold the works of the Lord, what desolations he has made in the earth." Of thirty-seven persons who were in this one house, none escaped either...
From: A Woodsrunner's Diary on 23 Apr 2015

NARRATIVE OF THE CAPTIVITY AND RESTORATION OF MRS. MARY ROWLANDSON. Part Two.

Courtesy of Project Gutenberg.  At length they came and beset our own house, and quickly it was the dolefulest day that ever mine eyes saw. The house stood upon the edge of a hill; some of the Indians got behind the hill, others into the barn,...
From: A Woodsrunner's Diary on 22 Apr 2015

NARRATIVE OF THE CAPTIVITY AND RESTORATION OF MRS. MARY ROWLANDSON. Part One.

Courtesy of Project Gutenberg.  On the tenth of February 1675, came the Indians with great numbers upon Lancaster: their first coming was about sunrising; hearing the noise of some guns, we looked out; several houses were burning, and the smoke...
From: A Woodsrunner's Diary on 21 Apr 2015

NARRATIVE OF THE CAPTIVITY OF WILLIAM BIGGS. Part 8.

http://hystoracle.blogspot.com.au/2009/09/white-women-in-history-part-ii.htmlThe next morning after breakfast, they all left that camp; they put all their property into a large perouge and moved by water up the Wabash river to the old Kickapoo...
From: A Woodsrunner's Diary on 29 Mar 2013

NARRATIVE OF THE CAPTIVITY OF WILLIAM BIGGS. Part 3.

It is a law with the Indians when they go to war, if an Indian willnot obey the counsels and commands of his captain or chief, to killthem. When their meat was cooked, they ate very hearty, and when theywere done eating, three of the Indians got up, put...
From: A Woodsrunner's Diary on 19 Mar 2013

Phillis Wheatley: Biography of a Genius in Bondage

The story of Phillis Wheatley’s extraordinary life has been captured in a new biography by Vincent Carretta, Professor of English at the University of Maryland. Phillis Wheatley: Biography of a Genius in Bondage offers a full-length biography of...
From: Women Writers, 1660-1800 on 18 Mar 2013

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