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French and Indian cruelty, exemplified in the life, and various vicissitudes of fortune, of Peter Williamson, who was carried off from Aberdeen in his infancy, and sold for a slave in Pensylvania. Containing, the history of the author's surprizing adventures in North-America; his captivity among the Indians, and manner of his escape; the customs, dress, &c. of the savages; military operations in that quarter; with a description of the British settlements, &c. &c. To which is added, an account of the proceedings of the magistrates of Aberdeen against him on his return to Scotland; a brief history of his process against them before the court of session, and a short dissertation on kidnapping.

  • Williamson, Peter, 1730-1799.
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Dublin : Printed by Messrs. Adams and Ryder, for the author: and sold by him at Mr. Maxwell's, on Aston's-Quay; at R. Bell's, the Corner of Stephen's Street, at J. Watson's, at the Old Bridge, Merchants-Quay, booksellers; and at the Printing-Office, in Cope-Street, 1766.

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vi,150p.,plate ; 120.


The seventh edition, with additions.

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ESTC N28660


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