By Delores Bird Carpenter

ISBN-10: 0870133519

ISBN-13: 9780870133510

Early Encounters features a collection of nineteen essays from the papers of well-known New England historian, antiquarian, and genealogist Warren Sears Nickerson (1880-1966). This wide learn of his circle of relatives ties to the Mayflower, and his exhaustive research of the 1st contacts among Europeans and local american citizens, in what's this day New England, made him an unquestioned authority in either fields. 
     The learn upon which the textual content of Early Encounters relies happened among the Twenties and the Fifties. each one of Nickerson’s works integrated during this rigorously edited quantity is put in its context through Delores poultry chippie; she presents the reader with a wealth of worthy historical past information regarding each one essay’s starting place, in addition to Nickerson’s purposes for project the learn. fabric is prepared thematically: the coming of the Mayflower; conflicts among Europeans and local american citizens; and different themes with regards to the background and legends of early ecu cost on Cape Cod. Early Encounters is a thoughtfully researched, readable ebook that provides a wealthy and sundry account of existence in colonial New England.

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Published items in the Mayflower Descendant and in Smith's History of Chatham can be depended upon to be as nearly correct as is humanly possible. On the other hand, quotations from the Massachusetts Superior Court of Judicature files must be taken with the mental reservations that after all they are subject to the frailties of the particular Clerk who happened to make them, although in the main dependable when decipherable. Such publications as Freeman's Cape Cod, Swift's Old Yarmouth, Otis's Old Barnstable Families I have been obliged to more or less take at their face value.

They have more than 500 members, but no spare money in the till. All their cash goes to publishing their quarterly Bulletin, except for a small bit used to run the Society, and some which they contribute to keep a rather nice museum going in Attleboro. "Robbins was president for a time, then editor, and has been active for many years; however, he is no longer editor. That post is now filled by Leaman F. Hallett, 31 West Street, Mansfield, Massachusetts. " Nickerson and Robbins continued to correspond.

The most famous incident in this struggle was the taking of the French fortress at Louisbourg, an important naval base on Cape Breton Island. This was also basically the headquarters for French privateers who attacked ships from New England. When the New Englanders saw their chance to attack Louisbourg, they took it. " 16 Early Encounters The capture of Louisbourg was a short-lived victory. When France and England sat down at the peace table in 1748 to iron out the details of the Treaty of Aix-Ia-Chapelle, it was decided that Louisbourg would be returned to France.

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