Strange Stories of Colonial Days
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Strange Stories of Colonial Days

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Table of Contents
  • STRANGE STORIES OF COLONIAL DAYS
    • CONTENTS
    • ILLUSTRATIONS
    • INTRODUCTION
  • STRANGE STORIES OF COLONIAL DAYS
    • I THE CROWNING OF POWHATAN Adventures in Early Indian History
    • II CORNELIS LABDEN’S LEAP A Legend of 1645 Retold
    • III TOMMY TEN-CANOES A Tale of King Philip’s Scout
    • IV JONATHAN’S ESCAPE A Young Hero of Hadley who Fought at Turner’s Falls in 1676
    • V THE CROWN OF AN AMERICAN QUEEN In the Days of Bacon’s Rebellion in Virginia
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    • Footnotes:
    • VI HOW A BLACKSMITH’S BOY BECAME A KNIGHT The Treasure-hunt of William Phipps in the late Seventeenth Century
    • VII THE GIRL CAPTAIN OF CASTLE DANGEROUS How Three Children Fought the Iroquois in 1692
    • VIII HOW MARC WAS MADE CAPTAIN A Rescue from the “Lords of the Woods” in 1695
    • IX CAPTAIN KIDD An Overrated Pirate
    • X HOWARD THE BUCCANEER A Captain of Many Ships
    • XI TEW, OF RHODE ISLAND A Fighter from the Seas
    • XII THE VROUW VAN TWINKLE’S KRULLERS A Story of Old New York
    • XIII THE SIGN OF THE SERPENT A Story of Louisiana in the Early Eighteenth Century
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    • Footnotes:
    • XIV A DRUMMER OF WARBURTON’S How a Boy Held Fort George at Cape Canso, in 1757
    • XV ROGERS’ RANGERS The Famous New Hampshire Scouts of the Old French War
    • XVI THE PLOT OF PONTIAC How Detroit was Saved in 1763
    • STRANGE STORIES FROM HISTORY
    • Transcriber’s Note:
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