Colonial America Military History , Indians Canada 1905

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The Old Regime In Canada

France And England
North America

By Francis Parkman
[ Note: This Book Contains Much On North American Indians ]

Published By Little , Brown And Company


5.75" x 8.25"
xix + 559 Pages.
Hardcover in Cloth Binding.
Binding Decoration.
Top Page Edge Gilt.
Color Endpapers.

**** 104 Years Old ****

The Old Regime In Canada
Francis Parkman
North American - Canadian History , from the 1640's thru the year 1763
Includes Information on the Indians ( Native Americans ) of North America

Double-Page Map Plate - " Canada and Adjacent Countries at Close of the 17th Century"

( Also shows New York - New England etc. )
[ 7.5" x 9.5" ]


The Binding is in Excellent Condition, with almost no wear.
(see photo below)
The Hinges are Very Tight.
Name of former owner on front endpaper [" Esther D. Cook , Elmhurst, January 1, 1907 "].
No other writing.
No markings.
The Pages and the Plates are in Great Condition.

The Contents includes:

Jesuits At Onondaga 1653-1658
Iroquois Indian War
Mohawk Kidnappers
Colony of Onondaga
Iroquois Indian Ferocity
Speech of Chaumonot
The Medicine Feast
The Nuns and the Iroquois Indians
Murdered Priests
Jesuit Boldness
Holy Wars of Montreal
Montreal in 1659
Heroes of the Long Saut
Threatened Invasion
The Captive Wolf
Desparate Defence
The Fort Taken
Storm At Quebec
Francois de Laval (1659-1680)
Laval and Argenson
Laval and Avagour
Laval and Dumesnil
Laval and Mezy
Laval and The Seminary
Royal Intervention (1661-1665)
Evil Omens
The Mohawks Chastised ( Indians - Native Americans )
Burning of Mohawk Indian Towns
The Jesuits and the Iroquois
Marriage and Population (1661-1673)
Soldier Settlers
Importation of Wives
Celibacy Punished
Bounties On Marriage and Children
Military Frontier
The Canadian Settler
Plan of Settlement
River Settlements
The Pioneers
Canadian Feudalism
Rulers of Canada
Trade and Industry
Card Money
Huguenot Merchants
The Beaver Fur Trade
Contraband Trade
The Brandy Question ( Liquor - Alcohol )
Brandy and Indians
License and Prohibition
Mission Villages
Morals and Manners (1640-1763)
Canadian Absolutism
Canadian Nuns
Canadian Schools
Clerical Rigor
sy and Witchcraft
Social Influence of the Troops
Violence and Outlaws
State of Quebec
Canadian Character
Military Qualities
Rival Colonies
New England
Characteristics of Race
Appendixed and Indexed.
Offered With No Reserve
Biographical Information:
Francis Parkman
American Historian.
Born in Boston on the 16th of September 1823. His great-grandfather, Ebenezer Parkman, a graduate of Harvard in 1721, was for nearly sixty years minister of the Congregational Church in Westborough, and was noted for his devotion to the study of history. One of this good clergyman’s sons, Samuel Parkman, became an eminent merchant in Boston, and exhibited, much skill in horticulture. Samuel’s son, Francis Parkman, a graduate of Harvard in 1807, was one of the most eminent of the Boston clergymen, a pupil and friend of Channing, and noted among Unitarians for a broadly tolerant disposition. This Dr Parkman, a man of rare sagacity and exquisite humour, was the father of Francis Parkman, the historian. His mother was a descendant of the celebrated John Cotton. She was the daughter of Nathaniel Hall of Medford, member of a family which was represented in the convention that framed the constitution of Massachusetts in 1780.
Francis Parkman was the eldest ...