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Identifier: indianhistoryfor00drak (find matches)
Title: Indian history for young folks
Year: 1919 (1910s)
Authors: Drake, Francis S. (Francis Samuel), 1828-1885 Dowd, Francis Joseph, 1876-
Subjects: Indians of North America Indians of North America -- Wars
Publisher: New York London : Harper & Brothers
Contributing Library: New York Public Library
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THE NEW ENGLAND INDIANS. 109 By the special providence of God none of these arrows Lit us,though many came close by us and on every side of us, and some coatsthat hung in our barricade were shot through and through.1 Captain Miles Standish, who was so conspicuous in the military annalsof Plymouth Colony, and who was the leader of a.l their warlike expe-ditions, had seen service, having fought the Spaniards in Holland. liewas a fiery, hot - tempered little man, and afraid of nothing. Findinghimself upon one occasion in company with Pecksuot, an Indian of greatstrength and courage, and suspected of plotting against the English,Standish, exasperated by his taunts and boasts of what he would do to
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FIRST ENCOUNTER WITH THE INDIANS. the English, snatched the warriors knife from his belt, and after a longstruggle killed him with it. Others of Pecksuots party were killed atthe same time by Standishs companions. It was with reference to thisaffair that the Rev. John Robinson, father of the Plymouth church, said, Oh! that they had converted some before they had killed any. Not long after the landing at Plymouth, Samoset, an Indian of the 110 INDIAN lIlsTciKY YOlNC Wampanoag tribe, who had picked up a little of rlicir Language from theEnglish fishermen at Pemaquid, l>Mly entered tin- town, exclaiming,Welcome, Englishmen! This was the lirst Indian with whom thePilgrims had spoken. In the name of his nation he invited them topossess the soil, the old occupants of which were no longer living. Samoset is described as a tall, straight man, the hair of his headblack, long behind, only short before, none on his face at all. He was •-* •• •• :~if&&- * \ • ••

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