A Narrative of the Life of Mrs. Mary Jemison


ISBN: 9781617202094
Dewey: B
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Author: James E Seaver Mary Jemison
Pages: 112
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A Narrative of the Life of Mrs.
Mary Jemison| Who was taken by the Indians| in the year 1755| when only about twelve years of age| and has continued to reside amongst them to the present time.
CONTAINING An Account of the Murder of her Father and his Family; her sufferings; her marriage to two Indians; her troubles with her Children; barbarities of the Indians in the French and Revolutionary Wars; the life of her last Husband| &c.; and many Historical Facts never before published.
Carefully taken from her own words| Nov.
29th| 1823.
TO WHICH IS ADDED| An APPENDIX| containing an account of the tragedy at the Devil’s Hole| in 1783| and of Sullivan’s Expedition; the Traditions| Manners| Customs| &c.
of the Indians| as believed and practised at the present day| and since Mrs.
Jemison’s captivity; together with some Anecdotes| and other entertaining matter.
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