s all the captives and canoes they had taken from him; to submit all matters of controversy between Uncas and them to the congress; keep perpetual peace with the English; and give hostages for the performance of the treaty.
This compact was signed Aug. 30, 1645.
The Narragansets engaged in King Philip's War, and had a strong fort in a swamp in South Kingston, R. I. Against this fort marched about 1,000 New-Englanders in the middle of December, 1675.
With these troops were about 150 Mohegan Indians, and Governor Winslow, of Plymouth, was the commander-in-chief.
They marched through deep snow, and at 4 P. M. on Dec. 16 they attacked the fort.
There was but one entrance, which had to be reached in the face of a fire from a blockhouse.
The Massachusetts men, who first attacked, were repulsed, and several of the captains were killed.
There was a desperate hand-to-hand fight, and the Indians were finally driven out into the open country.
The 600 wigwams were set on fire, and the w