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History of Newbury, Vermont; From the Discovery of the Coos Country to Present Time. with Genealogical Records of Many Families (Paperback) Loot Price: R960
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History of Newbury, Vermont; From the Discovery of the Coos Country to Present Time. with Genealogical Records of Many Families...
History of Newbury, Vermont; From the Discovery of the Coos Country to Present Time. with Genealogical Records of Many Families...

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History of Newbury, Vermont; From the Discovery of the Coos Country to Present Time. with Genealogical Records of Many Families (Paperback)

Frederic Palmer Wells

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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: CHAPTER III. The First Year. Close Of The French And Indian War.?Bayley, Hazen, Kent, And Bedell At Coos.?The Charter.? They Take Possession Of The Land.? Pettie, Johnston, And Webb.?Sawmill Built In Haverhill.?Samuel Sleeper.? Glazier Wheeler.? Thomas Chamberlain.? Wright.? Noah White.?John Hazeltine ? Thomas Johnson.? Jacob Kent.? Blanchard And Willard.? The Season Of 1762.? Corn And Potatoes.? Appearance Of Country.? The Dwellings.?Arrival Of Old Friends. WITH the close of the French and Indian war the history of Newbury begins, and practically that of Vermont. Before that time a few settlements along the river, in the southeast corner of the state, had been held only bv the intrepidity of the settlers. All the rest of it lay a wilderness, save only a few spots of cleared land like the Ox-bow, or where the woods had been removed for military purposes along Lake Champlain. But the constant passing of troops and small companies through the state had made the resources of the country generally known, and, at the close of the war, civilization, whose outposts had been Charlestovvn on the Connecticut, and Salisbury on the Merrimack, advanced into the wilderness by leaps and bounds. With the surrender of Montreal, on the 8th of September, 1760, the empire of France in the New World, which had been so gallantly held, passed away. The French in Canada settled quietly down under English rule. There was no longer any one to stir up the Indians against the settlers of New England. All that came to them of the struggle in which they bore so great a part, had been their own destruction. They saw their hunting-grounds pass into the hands of their enemies, and were too feeble even to protest. The army which had conquered Canada was disbanded, and the victors sought their homes in ...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: Frederic Palmer Wells
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 21mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 398
ISBN-13: 978-0-217-22230-3
Barcode: 9780217222303
Categories: Books
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LSN: 0-217-22230-7

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