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" M'Crea, a young lady, lovely to the sight, of virtuous character, and amiable disposition, engaged to an officer of your army, was, with other women and children, taken out of a house near fort Edward, carried into the woods, and there scalped and mangled... "
AN AUTHENTIC AND COMPREHENSIVE HISTORY OF BUFFALO WITH SOME ACCOUNT OF ITS ... - Page 295
by WILLIAM KETCHUM - 1864
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The Speeches of Iohn Wilkes, One of the Knights of the Shire for the County ...

John Wilkes - Great Britain - 1777
...Mifs M'Rea, a young lady, lovely to " the fight, of virtuous character, and amik able difpofition, engaged to an officer of " your army, was, with other women and children, taken out of a houfe near Fort " Edward, carried into the woods, and there " fcalped and mangled in a moft fhocking...
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The Speeches of Mr. Wilkes in the House of Commons

John Wilkes - Great Britain - 1786 - 442 pages
..." Mifs M'Rea, a young lady, lovely to the fight, of " virtuous character, and amiable difpofition, engaged ** to an officer of your army, was, with other women *' and children, taken out of a houfe near Fort Edff ward, carried into the woods, and there fcalped and " mangled in a moft ihocking...
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The History of the Rise, Progress, and Establishment of the ..., Volume 2

William Gordon - United States - 1788
...faying, " Mifs M'Rea, a young lady, lovely to the fight, of virtuous character, and amiable difpofition, engaged to an officer of your army, was, with other women and children, taken out of a houfe near Fort Edward, carried into the woods, and there fcalped and mangled in a moft fhocking manner....
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The History of the Rise, Progress, and Establishment of the ..., Volume 2

William Gordon - United States - 1801
...Indian cruelties, which he imputed to Burgoyne, saying, " Miss M'Rea, a young lady, lovely to the sigkt, of virtuous character and amiable disposition, engaged...women and children, taken out of a house near fort Kdward, carried into the woods, and there scalped and mangled in a most shocking manner. Two parents...
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The History of the Rise, Progress, and Establishment of the ..., Volume 2

William Gordon - United States - 1801
...charge, and then retorted the Indian cruelties, which he imputed to Buvgoyne, saying, " Miss M'Rea, a young lady, lovely to the sight, of virtuous character...officer of your army, was with other women and children, takea out of a house near Fort Edward, carried into the woods, and there scalped and mangled in a most...
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The Natural and Civil History of Vermont, Volume 2

Samuel Williams - Natural history - 1809
...' authenticated facts shall in every Gazette, con' firm the truth of the horrid tale. ' Miss M'Rea, a young lady, lovely to the ' sight, of virtuous character, and amiable dis' position, engaged to an officer of your army, ' was, with other women and children, taken * out...
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The History of Virginia: From Its First Settlement to the Present Day, Volume 4

John Burk - Virginia - 1816
...heart-rending instance. This melancholy fact, we will relate in the words of General Gates. " Miss M'Crae, a young Lady, lovely to the sight, of virtuous character,...and amiable disposition, engaged to an officer of the Royal army, was, with other women and children, taken out of a house near Fort Edward, and there...
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Cooper's Histories of Greece and Rome, and of South and North America

W. D. Cooper - Greece - 1818 - 294 pages
...of virtuous character, and amiable disposition, engaged to an officer in your army, was, with othe* women and children, taken out of a house near fort Edward, carried into the woods, and there murdered and mangled, in a most shocking manner. Two parents, with their sis children, were all scalped...
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A Poem on the Mineral Waters of Ballston and Saratoga: With Notes ...

Reuben Sears - Ballston Spa (N.Y.) - 1819 - 108 pages
...histories of those times. Gen. Gates, in his letter to General Burgoyne, thus speaks : " Miss M'Rea, a young lady, lovely to the sight, of virtuous character and amiable disposition, engaged to an officer in your army, was, with other women and children, taken out of a house near Fort Edward, carried into...
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A Military Journal During the American Revolutionary War, from 1775 to 1783

James Thacher - United States - 1823 - 603 pages
...to the sight, of virtuous character and amiable disposition, engaged to be married to an officer in your army, was, with other women and children, taken...carried into the woods, and there scalped and mangled in a most shocking manner. Two parents with their six children, were all treated with the same inhumanity,...
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