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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Nanticoke Indians, (search)
Nanticoke Indians, An Algonquian tribe, who once inhabited the peninsula between the Chesapeake and Delaware bays. They were early made vassals to the Five Nations and their allies by compulsion. In 1710 they left their ancient domain, and occupied lands upon the Susquehanna in Pennsylvania until the Revolutionary War, when they crossed the Alleghany Mountains and joined the British in the West.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Maryland, (search)
ations by Governor Bladen in conjunction with the representatives of Virginia and Pennsylvania, at Lancaster, Pa., whereby, in consideration of the payment of £ 300, the Indians agree to relinquish all claims to territory within the boundary of Maryland......1744 Town of Frederick laid out by Patrick Dulany......September, 1745 Assembly votes £ 4,500 to raise a body of men for an expedition against Canada, June 26, and an additional appropriation of £ 1,100......November, 1746 Nanticoke Indians emigrate from Maryland to Wyoming, carrying the bones of their dead with them......May, 1748 Frederick Calvert becomes sixth Lord Baltimore by the death of Charles Calvert......April 24, 1751 Lord Baltimore directs Governor Sharpe to investigate as to which branch of the Potomac is the source, Virginia claiming the north branch and Maryland the south......1753 Maryland frontier being subjected to incursions of the French and Indians from Fort Duquesne (Pittsburg, Pa.), the Ge
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Massachusetts (search)
ing-houses and four other buildings......September, 1621 Capt. Miles Standish, with nine Plymouth colonists and three Indians, explores the country about Massachusetts Bay......October, 1621 Fortune, a vessel of fifty-five tons, bringing thirt as captain for the defence of the town he had founded.] Captain Pierce, of Scituate, with about fifty men and twenty Indians, routed near Seekonk; his entire party cut off......March 26. 1676 Marlborough attacked and partially burned......M the Connecticut, by Captain Turner, who is afterwards killed and his command partially defeated by the arrival of other Indians......May 18, 1676 Scituate threatened and partially destroyed......May 20, 1676 Edward Randolph arrives at Boston r, 1773 At the close of a spirited meeting of the citizens at Faneuil Hall, between fifty and sixty men, disguised as Indians, take possession of the three tea-ships in the harbor, and empty 340 chests of tea into the bay during the evening of...