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hersfield eighteen,—who were placed under the command of Captain John Mason. One of the Freemen at Dorchester. In December, 1632, he went ter to Windsor. He wrote a History of the Pequot War. May 10, 1637, Mason, with all his levy, and seventy friendly Indians under the command He sent back twenty of his own men to protect the settlements. Mason's military skill made him averse to attacking the enemy, as he was having united in prayer before breaking camp, the attack was made, Mason, with sixteen men, forcing an entrance on one side, and Underhill ue hundred furious Pequots from another fort harassing his progress, Mason reached Pequot Harbor just as his vessels were coming to anchor wit Mohawks on the Hudson, but murdering some more English on the way, Mason, with forty men, and one hundred and twenty from Massachusetts, und 2d Great Dividend. He is supposed to have been a brother of Captain John Mason, the distinguished Pequot exterminator.—Bond. Zzz. In 16