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The redeemed captive returning to Zion, or, A faithful history of remarkable occurrences in the captivity and deliverance of Mr. John Williams, minister of the gospel in Deerfield : who in the desolation which befel that plantation by an incursion of the French and Indians, was by them carried away, with his family and his neighborhood, into Canada /
drawn up by himself ; to which is added, a biographical memoir of the reverend author, with an appendix and notes, by Stephen W. Williams.
imprint
Cambridge ; Boston : Applewood Books, 1987.
description
192 p. ; 18 cm.
ISBN
1557091188 (pbk.), 9781557091185 (pbk.)
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imprint
Cambridge ; Boston : Applewood Books, 1987.
isbn
1557091188 (pbk.)
9781557091185 (pbk.)
general note
"Eleazer Williams, grandson of Eunice Williams."--p. 173-192.
"Journal of Rev. Stephen Williams."--p. 144-161.
"Published in cooperation with Historic Deerfield, Inc. and the Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association."
"Reprinted from the 1853 edition published in Northampton by Hopkins, Bridgman, and Company."--T.p. verso.
catalogue key
8870649
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Long Description
When a party of French and Indians attacked Deerfield, Mass., in 1704, 49 people were killed, including Reverend Williams's wife and two of their children. Williams's life was spared but he was taken captive. This is the story of the massacre and William's eventual release in his own words.
Main Description
When a party of French and Indians attacked Deerfield, Mass., in 1704, 49 people were killed, including Reverend Williamsis wife and two of their children. Williamsis life was spared but he was taken captive. This is the story of the massacre and William's eventual release in his own words.

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