History of the Discovery of America, of the Landing of Our Forefathers at Plymouth, and of Their Most Remarkable Engagements with the Indians in New-England: From Their First Landing in 1620 Until the Final Subjugation of the Natives in 1679 : to which is Annexed, the Defeat of Generals Braddock, Harmer & St. Clair by the Indians at the Westward, &c
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... WATTS , and MARSHALL - Two companies were likewise raised in Plymouth ,
consisting of 150 men , who were commanded by Captains Rick and GORAM ; -
three Majors of the three respective division , were also appointed , io wit : Major
On the 3d September , the Connecticut troops under command of Major
TALCOTT , and captains DENNISON and NEWBURY , proceeded to
Narraganset in quest of the enemy , who to the number of about 300 had been
disco covered in a ...
followed by the troops - Major CLARK with his battalion covering the rear . · The
retreat in those circumstances , was , you may be sure a precipitate one - it was in
fact a flight . The camp and the artillery were abandoned , but that was ...
major. Daveise. forming. the. dragoons. in the rear of those companies , and
understanding that the heaviest part of the ... fifteen or twenty paces in front of
those companies , he directed the major to dislodge them with a part of the
W . C . Bean , acting major , since dead ; Lieut , George P . Peters ; Lieut . George
Gooding ; Eng sign Henry Burchstead . Colonel Decker ' s detachment of Indiana
militia , Wounded - Caplain Jacob Warrick , since dead . Major Redman ...
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Great as a historical reference. Mind you, the context is in reference to the subsequent colonization of America. Today it is evidential that "discovery" was made by Henry Sinclair almost 100 yrs. prior. Of course, I am bias due to that I am a descendent of Henry. On the other hand, I do not like the intent by which war was waged for occupation of the new world. I am sure there was blood on the hands of everyone involved, for this it is necessary to readdress the original issue of suzerainty. I am sure there could be issue with the fact that through the only route possible, since the denial of Scottish sovereignty, was cut off and this is due to divine sovereignty. So, if we can contest he War of King Phillip I am sure we would find that a far less incursion of native Americans would have been possible with a sustained introduction of immigrants. First of all, the assumption of the discovery of a new Indies trades route was simply and speculation.