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Indian Lives and Anecdotes ca. 1886 - 1941 part 11 (ms158_b3f003_011.06.pdf)

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(2) The hunting parties were overcome [?] & all killed but one man who was kept as a guide. After some days [three underlined] they reached Penobscot Is. but found few people at home as most [one struck through] the greater part of the tribe had gone with the chief away up to Lake Penacook [?] for the purpose of making maple sugar"

They followed & "after a few days march came at an old camp with the Rokatook [underlined] a pole fr. wh. the great kettle was hung. Penobscots had scattered, leaving a partridge head on the rokatook pointing toward meeting place. Penobscots were camped just them at the head of Lake Penacook [?] & had completed arrangements for maple sugar making. The Mohawks camped for the night at the foot of the lake & sent one of their number up to the (over)

Description: Pages from Fannie Hardy Eckstorm's notebook 10 (X)

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Language: English

Date: ca. 1886 - 1941

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