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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... and with savage rage tore their hair from their heads ! and then , with a hideous
yell , pursued the English as if with a determination to avenge the deaths of their
friends even at the expence of their lives ; - - they , pursued the English nearly ...
pursued the English nearly six miles , sometimes shoot ing at a distance , from
behind rocks and trees , and some times pressing hard upon them and hazarding
themselves in open field - the English killed numbers of them but sustained no ...
The Mohegans pursued the enemy with the same fury and eagerness with which
they commenced the action - the Narragánsets were driven down rocks and
precipices , and chased like a doe by the huntsman - many of them to escape
rected to pursue PHILIP with fire and sword , to whatever part of the country he
should resort . It being discovered that a part of PHILIP ' s forces had fled to
Hatfield , two companies of English , under command of Capt . LATHROP , and
... or 60 of their number in an open field , who were ordered to retreat into a
neighboring thicket as soon as discovered and pursued by the English ; in this
thicket the remainder of the Indians , to the number of about 300 , concealed
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Great as a historical reference.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.