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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 Life of George Washington: Commander in Chief of the American ..., Volume 1

1848
...shall, in every gazette, confirm the truth of the horrid tale. " Miss M'< 'rr:i, a young lady, luvely to the sight, of virtuous character, and amiable disposition,...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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THE PICTORIAL HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION

1850
...Europe, until authenticated facts shall, in every gazette, confirm the truth of the horrid tale. " Miss McCrea, a young lady lovely to the sight, of...house near Fort Edward, carried into the woods, and then scalped and mangled in a most shocking manner. Two parents with their six children were all treated...
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LIFE OF JOSEPH BRANT-THAYENDANEGEA: INLCUDING THE BORDER WARS OF THE ...

WILLIAM L STONE - 1851
...to General Burgoyne, thus spoke of the case now specially under consideration : — " Miss M'Crea, a young lady, lovely to the " sight, of virtuous character...an officer of your army, was, with other women and chil" dren, taken out of a house near Fort Edward, carried into the " woods, and there scalped and...
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Thrilling Incidents of the Wars of the United States: Comprising the Most ...

Jacob K. Neff - United States - 1851 - 600 pages
...Burgoync of 20 • this and other outrages in the following words: — " A young lady, Miss M'Crea, lovely 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 out of a house near...
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The Life of Jane McCrea: With an Account of Burgoyne's Expedition in 1777

David Wilson - Burgoyne's Invasion, 1777 - 1853 - 155 pages
...Gates, also, in a letter addressed to Burgoyne upon the subject of Indian cruelties, speaks of her as "a young lady lovely to the sight, of virtuous character and amiable disposition." She is described by another as " so graceful in manners, and so intelligent in features, that she was...
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Life of Joseph Brant: (Thayendanegea) Including the Border Wars of ..., Volume 1

William Leete Stone - Indians of North America - 1865
...spoke of the case now specially under consideration : — " Miss M'Crea, a young lady, lovely Uxthe "sight, of virtuous character and amiable disposition,...an officer of your army, was, with other women and chil" dren, taken out of a house near Fort Edward, carried into the " woods, and there scalped and...
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The Burgoyne Campaign: Bemis Heights, Sept'r 19th and Oct'r 7th, 1877 ...

Henry Clay Maine - Burgoyne's Invasion, 1777 - 1877 - 60 pages
...in Europe, until authenticated facts shall in every gazette confirm the Horrid tale.'' He added : " Miss McCrea. a young lady, lovely to the sight, of...with other women and children, taken out of a house at Fort Edward, carried into the woods, and there scalped and mangled in the most chocking manner....
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The British Invasion from the North: The Campaigns of Generals Carleton and ...

William Digby - Burgoyne's Invasion, 1777 - 1887 - 412 pages
...until authenticated facts shall in every gazette convince mankind of the truth of this horrid tale. — Miss McCrea, a young lady lovely 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 out of a house near...
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The British Invasion from the North: The Campaigns of Generals Carleton and ...

William Digby - Burgoyne's Invasion, 1777 - 1887 - 412 pages
...authenticated facts shall in every gazette convince mankind of the truth of this horrid tale.— Miss M c Crea, a young lady lovely 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 out of a house near...
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The Fort Edward Book: Containing Some Historical Sketches, with ...

Robert O. Bascom - Fort Edward (N.Y.) - 1903 - 274 pages
...her brother, Colonel John McCrea. General Gates in his letter to General Burgovne says, that "she was a young lady, lovely to the sight, of virtuous character and amiable disposition." Lossing describes her as graceful in manners and so intelligent in features that she was the favorite...
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