1903 Colonial History North America 1700-1750 , Indians

France And England In North America

A HALF CENTURY OF CONFLICT
(1700-1750)

By
Francis Parkman
Volume II
[ Note: contains much on North American Indians ]

Published By Little, Brown And Company
Boston

1903

5.5" x 8"
vii + 415 Pages.
Appendixed and Indexed.
Hardcover in Cloth Binding.

**** 106 Years Old ****

A Half Century of Conflict
By
Francis Parkman
(1823-1893)
[ see biographical information below ]
This is Volume II only, of II.

Colonial Period North American History ; this volume covers the period from 1700 until 1750.

Includes Much Information on:
North American Indians
( Native Americans )
Abenaki - Iroquois - Five Nations
Caughnawaga - Outagamie ( Foxes ) - Sacs
Comanches
etc.

Illustrated with Map Plates and Engravings

1. Parts of Montana and North Dakota showing the Route of Chevalier de la Verendrye in 1742-1743
This Map shows the location of various Indian Tribes
including :
Sioux
Mandans
Pawnee
Snakes
Blackfeet
Assinniboins
Omahas
etc.
2. Map - Plan of Louisburg in the year 1745
3. Map - Siege of Louisburg , 1745
4. Sir William Pepperrell
5. Marquis Charles de Beaubarnois

** Please See Condition

SEARCH FOR THE PACIFIC 1716-1761
Journey of Charlevoix
The Siuox Mission
Varennes de la Verendrye
Visit to the Mandans
The Snake Indians
A Great War Party
The Rocky Mountains
etc.
THE CHAIN OF POSTS 1700-1750
Rival Nations
Niagara
Oswego
Western Passes
etc.
A MAD SCHEME 1744-45
Soldiers
Provincial Navy
etc.
LOUISBOURG BESEIGED 1745
Seth Pomeroy
Taking of the Grand Battery
French Cannon turned on the Town
Sufferings
Irregular Proceedings
Ameteur Gunnery
etc.
LOUISBOURG Taken 1745
The Island Battery
Volunteers
The Attack
Capture of the Vigilant
Army and Navy
State of the Fortress
etc.
DUC D'ANVILLE 1745-1747
Louisbourg after the Conquest
Alarm in Canada
Pestilence and Famine
Suicide of the Vice Admiral
etc.
ACADIAN CONFLICTS 1745-1747
Efforts of France
Dilemma of the Acadians
Acadian Priests
Defeat and Death of Noble
No Protection by British Ministry
etc.
WAR AND POLITICS 1740-1747
Saratoga Destroyed
William Johnson
Military Movements
Niverville's Attack
Border Ravages
etc.
FORT MASSACHUSETTS 1745-1748
Frontier Defence
Military Criticisms of Rev. Benjamin Doolittle
Attack on Fort Massachusetts
Sergeant Hawk and his Garrison
A Gallant Defence
etc.
Appendixed and Indexed.
*****
Offered With No Reserve
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Biographical Information:
Francis Parkman
(1823-1893)
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 of her six children. As a boy his health was delicate, so that it was thought best for him to spend much of his time at his grandfather Hall’s home in Medford rather than in the city. That home wa...

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