The Stronghold A Story of Historic Northern Neck of Virginia and Its People
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The Stronghold A Story of Historic Northern Neck of Virginia and Its People

By Miriam Haynie
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  • The Stronghold
  • A Story of Historic Northern Neck of Virginia and Its People
    • The Dietz Press, Incorporated Richmond, Virginia 1959
    • Copyright by MIRIAM HAYNIE 1959
    • Second Printing July, 1960 Third Printing September, 1964
    • Printed in the United States of America by The Dietz Press, Incorporated
  • Acknowledgements
  • CONTENTS
    • Introduction
    • PART I—Seventeenth Century
    • PART II—Eighteenth Century
    • PART III—Nineteenth Century
    • PART IV—Conclusion
  • List of Illustrations
  • Introduction
  • PART I
    • Seventeenth Century
    • TIDEWATER
    • "YE NORTHERNE NECK"
    • THE PEOPLE
    • INDIANS AND EARLY EXPLORERS
    • CAPTAIN JOHN SMITH
    • POWHATAN'S EMPIRE
    • CAPTAIN SMITH VISITS THE NECK
    • "A PLAINE WILDERNES"
    • "WILD BEASTES"
    • "BIRDS TO VS UNKNOWNE"
    • THE NOMINIES
    • THE DISCOVERERS
    • John Smith in the shallop exploring the waters of Northern Neck, Virginia.
    • THE RIVER OF SWANS
    • MOTHER OF WATERS
    • QUICK-RISING-WATER
    • HENRY AND POCAHONTAS
    • Henry Spelman living amongst the Indians.
    • HENRY AND KING PATOWMEKE
    • HENRY'S RELATION
    • BETRAYED
    • Pocahontas is traded for a copper kettle and becomes an hostage to Captain Argall.
    • KIDNAPPED
    • THE INDIAN TRADER
    • A PETITION
    • FROM NORTH OF THE POTOMAC
    • First settlers at Coan.
    • THE FIRST SETTLER
    • COAN HALL
    • NEIGHBORS
    • THE "KIDS"
    • INDIAN SERVANTS
    • MONEY
    • A PARADISE DISCOVERED
    • A VISIT TO JAMESTOWN
    • FRANCES
    • FOREVER LOST
    • URSULA
    • THE YARD
    • KITTAMAQUND
    • THE GIFT
    • THE CAVALIERS
    • "CHARLIE-OVER-THE-WATER"
    • THE LEGACY
    • THE INDIAN DEED
    • A SUMMONS TO JAMESTOWN
    • THE OATH
    • COUNTY OFFICERS
    • EPRAPHRODIBUS'S WILL
    • THE CHALLENGE
    • TRADE
    • THE COLONIAL SAILOR
    • JOHN CARTER
    • FLEET'S POINT
    • GEORGE MASON
    • MARY CALVERT
    • HE LIVED BRAVELY
    • WITCHCRAFT
    • SEAHORSE OF LONDON
    • "TENN MULBERRY TREES"
    • ROADS
    • MARKETS
    • THE OLD DOMINION
    • THE PROPRIETARY
    • A FIRST LADY OF JAMESTOWN
    • LAND
    • PROCESSIONING
    • "THE BANQUETTING HOUSE"
    • THE LAND AGENT
    • HANNA AND THE HORSESHOE
    • MUSTER
    • THE STORE
    • THE WOLF-DRIVE
    • THE INDIANS AND ROBERT HEN
    • THE ROYAL CAVALCADE
    • "King" Carter attends Christ Church.
    • THE KING OF THE NORTHERN NECK
    • KITH AND KIN
    • THE FIELDINGS
    • PIRATES
    • CHRISTMAS AT COLONEL FITZHUGH'S
    • INDIAN VISITORS
    • HORSE RACING
    • MANUFACTURE
    • THE POTOMAC RANGERS
  • PART II
    • Eighteenth Century
    • MURDERS IN STAFFORD
    • FREE SCHOOLS
    • THE HOME IN THE FOREST
    • CHERRY POINT
    • Mary Ball at Yeocomico Church.
    • SANDY POINT
    • AUGUSTINE
    • POPES CREEK
    • THE WAR PATH
    • FALMOUTH
    • BURNT HOUSE FIELD
    • STRATFORD HALL
    • GEORGE WASHINGTON
    • The infant, George Washington at Wakefield, his birthplace.
    • EPSEWASSON
    • Young Washington helping in the handling of "seine" on the Potomac.
    • FERRY FARM
    • FREDERICKSBURG
    • SCHOOL DAYS
    • THE INDIANS
    • THE POW-WOW
    • Young George Washington becomes a friend of Lord Fairfax, Proprietor of Northern Neck.
    • MOUNT VERNON
    • WASHINGTON WASHED HERE
    • THE ORDINARY
    • NELLY
    • MISS BETSY
    • THE PROPRIETOR OF THE NORTHERN NECK
    • THE MARSHALLS
    • THE LEEDSTOWN RESOLUTIONS
    • FITHIAN
    • THE SCHOOL IN THE WILDWOOD
    • JAMES AND JOHN
    • CAPTAIN DOBBY
    • PEDLARS
    • SEVEN SATIN PETTICOATS
    • PHI BETA KAPPA
    • LIGHT-HORSE HARRY
    • A BAND OF BROTHERS
    • THE DIVINE MATILDA
    • MADAM WASHINGTON
    • AFTER THE REVOLUTION
    • MANTUA
  • PART III
    • Nineteenth Century
    • ROBERT E. LEE
    • Young Robert E. Lee learning to ride.
    • SMITH POINT LIGHT
    • THE RAIDERS
    • Skirmish between the Virginia Militia and the British during the War of 1812 at Farnham Church.
    • STEAMBOATS
    • HANNAH AND THE FALLING STARS
    • DEAR TO HIS HEART ...
    • THE BLOCKADE
    • THE HOME GUARD
    • "Yankee" foragers during the Civil War.
    • THE MYSTERY OF HORSE POND
    • SCHOONER IN A MILL-POND
    • WAR BONNETS
    • AMANDA AND THE YANKEES
    • THE HORSEHAIR RING
    • MIRACLE AT KETCHUM'S CAMP
    • DESPERATE PASSAGE
    • AFTER THE WAR
    • SPEECH
    • SHOPPING TRIPS
    • MENHADEN
    • THE OLD STONE PILE
    • KEEPERS OF THE LIGHT
    • THE HEADLESS DOG
  • PART IV
    • Conclusion
    • THE ANCIENT MANSION SEATS
  • APPENDIX
    • NORTHERN NECK BURGESSES (Jamestown Assemblies)
    • COUNTIES
    • NATIVE SONS (Northern Neck of Virginia)
  • SOURCES
    • PART I—SEVENTEENTH CENTURY
    • PART II—EIGHTEENTH CENTURY
    • PART III—NINETEENTH CENTURY
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