A Narrative of the Life of Mrs. Mary Jemison

A Narrative of the Life of Mrs. Mary Jemison

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by James E. Seaver
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0815624913

ISBN-13: 9780815624912

Pub. Date: 05/28/1990

Publisher: Syracuse University Press

In 1758, fifteen-year-old Mary Jemison and her family were captured near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, by a Shawnee and French raiding party. Shortly thereafter, her family was killed; she was turned over to a Seneca family, adopted by them, and four years later taken to their western New York homeland--where, by choice, she spent the rest of her life as an Iroquois wife,

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In 1758, fifteen-year-old Mary Jemison and her family were captured near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, by a Shawnee and French raiding party. Shortly thereafter, her family was killed; she was turned over to a Seneca family, adopted by them, and four years later taken to their western New York homeland--where, by choice, she spent the rest of her life as an Iroquois wife, mother, and landed proprietor.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815624912
Publisher:
Syracuse University Press
Publication date:
05/28/1990
Series:
Iroquois and Their Neighbors Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
196
Sales rank:
510,929
Product dimensions:
5.06(w) x 7.62(h) x 0.55(d)

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