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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 as a slave in Pensylvania. Containing the history of the author's adventures in N. 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.
MDCCLXII. [1762]
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Edinburgh : printed for the author, and sold by him at his shop in the Parliament House, MDCCLXII. [1762]

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vi,147[i.e.149],[1]p.,plate : port. ; 120.


The fifth edition, with large improvements.

References note

ESTC T94607

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Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Thomson Gale, 2003. (Eighteenth century collections online). Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.



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