The Loyalists of America and Their Times, Vol. 2

From 1620-1816

Published: 1880
Language: English
Wordcount: 195,867 / 604 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 49.8
LoC Category: F
Downloads: 507
Added to site: 2008.02.21
mnybks.net#: 20134
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: History
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E FACTS INVESTIGATED AND FALSE STATEMENTS CORRECTED 85-98

The original inflated and imaginary accounts of the "Massacre of Wyoming" 85

Four versions of it by accredited historians 85

The account given by Dr. Ramsay 87

Remarks upon Dr. Ramsay's account 88

Description of Wyoming 88

Mr. Bancroft's account of the "Massacre" 88

Mr. Tucker's brief account of the "Massacre" 90

Mr. Hildreth's more intelligible and consistent account of the "Massacre" 90

Remarks on the discrepancies in four essential particulars of these four accounts 94

Supplementary remarks, founded on Colonel Stone's refutation of the original fabulous statements of the "Massacre," in his "Life of Joseph Brant, including the Border Wars of the American Revolution" 98

* CHAPTER XXXV.

AMERICAN RETALIATION FOR THE ALLEGED "MASSACRE OF WYOMING," AS NARRATED BY AMERICAN HISTORIANS 99-122

Destruction of Indian villages and settlements for several miles on

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