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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 Pennsylvania. Containing, the history of the author's surprising 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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Edinburgh : printed for, and sold by J. Stewart, Bookseller, Lawn-Market, 1787.

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vi,150p.,plate : port. ; 120.

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ESTC N28659


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