A Brief History of the Warr with the Indians in New England
By Increase Mather. This is a contemporary account of one of the first major conflicts (known as “King Philip’s War”) between the early European colonists and the Indians in New England.
Named after the Indian leader (who appropriated the European-sounding name), the brutal struggle ended in the total defeat of the Amerinds and their near extinction in the colony.
The Captives of Abb’s Valley: A Legend of Frontier Life
By James Moore Brown. A true account of the 1786 murders and abduction of the survivors of the Moore family of Virginia…