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  Mary Jemison, Captivity Narrative from the 1750s (1824)
Mary Jemison, Captivity Narrative from the 1750s (1824).
[Mary Jemison was probably about 15 years old when she was captured and adopted by Seneca Indians in the late 1750s (during the Seven Years War or "French and Indian War").
Although written in the first person, Jemison was 80 years old and illiterate when she was interviewed by James Seaver who wrote the narrative.
personal.pitnet.net /primarysources/jemison.html   (2234 words)

  1750s   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Mary Jemison, Captivity Narrative from the 1750s Excerpts from the Seneca adoptee's narrated autobiography.
Specialty is 1750s era, but other 18th and 19th century periods available upon request.
Litchfield Plantation Information on this retreat on the principal 600 acres of a 1750s South Carolina coastal rice plantation; offers a variety rooms with historic flavor and modern amenities.
www.serebella.com /encyclopedia/article-1750s.html   (341 words)

 1750s Frontier Fort   (Site not responding. Last check: )
One hundred and forty-three years later, during the turbulent decade of the 1750s, some of the settlers in Augusta County, Virginia, built stockades around their homes for the protection of their families, livestock, and neighbors.
In 2004, the fascinating story of these frontier forts and the settlers that built and depended on them will be added to the exciting historic venues currently presented at Virginia's Explore Park.
Our time period will shift slightly from 1740 to the decade of the 1750s, and we will address the diverse reasons why some families chose to "fort up" rather than to flee when faced with threats of attack.
www.explorepark.org /Historic_Areas/1750s_frontier_fort.htm   (197 words)

 1750s: Kevin Bradshaw   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Focusing on the descendants of Conrad Ervay born circa 1750s, died 1819.
A classic dating from the 1750s, the many variations of Baskerville and New Baskerville work quite well for both text and display use.
1750s plantation house flanked by live oaks on an island famous for 100 golf courses and 60 miles of beach.
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 1750s   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A new study of the components of ozone suggests that the gas was responsible for a third of the warming since the 1750s.
Their five acquisitions, dating from the 1750s through to the early 20th century, ranged from a triple-height threshing barn down to single-storey stable blocks...
ORLEANS - The Ursulines Convent in New Orleans, one of the first providers of free healthcare in the city when it was built in the 1750s, survived Hurricane...
1750s.wikiverse.org   (236 words)

 1750s - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Dynamics of Change : The Crisis of the 1750s and English Party Systems (Cambridge Studies in the History and Theory of Politics)
Hadhrami Traders, Scholars and Statesmen in the Indian Ocean, 1750s to 1960s (Social, Economic and Political Studies of the Middle East and Asia)
The Coopers of McNairy County, Tennessee: From Virginia to Tennessee and all points West, 1750s to 2000
encyclopedia.worldsearch.com /1750s.htm   (225 words)

 1750s   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Centuries: 18th century - 19th century - 20th century Decades: 1750s 1760s 1770s 1780s 1790s - 1800s - 1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s Years: 1804 1805 1806 1807 1808 - 1809 - 1810 1811 1812 1813 1814 Table of contents...
Centuries: 18th century - 19th century - 20th century Decades: 1750s 1760s 1770s 1780s 1790s - 1800s - 1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s Years: 1802 1803 1804 1805 1806 - 1807 - 1808 1809 1810 1811 1812 See a...
Centuries: 17th century - 18th century - 19th century Decades: 1740s 1750s 1760s 1770s 1780s - 1790s - 1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s Years: 1793 1794 1795 1796 1797 - 1798 - 1799 1800 1801 1802 1803 Table of co...
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 Alexandria Archaeology Museum - Discovering the Decades: 1750s   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Travelers in the mid 1750s could have crossed a bridge over the marshy "gutt" at the north end of town (Oronoco Park today) and seen the tobacco warehouses, kiln, and other buildings at Point West (southeast of the intersection of Lee and Oronoco Streets).
Taverns were a growth industry; eighteen ordinary licenses were issued in the 1750s, although no more than six were operating at any one time, plus one at the Cameron settlement.
The major event of the 1750s was the French and Indian War.
oha.ci.alexandria.va.us /archaeology/decades/ar-decades-1750.html   (1931 words)

 England God 1750s - Great Web Sites about the Wonderful Country of England!
to NH from England in the 1750s expressly for the wealthy...
England preachers who from about the 1750s on used their positions and learning to gradually build support first for the idea of liberty (under God...
In the 1750s the Scots-Irish Presbyterians challenged the...
www.topenglandsites.com /?k=england-god-1750s   (1139 words)

 Old French Sign Language - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Old French Sign Language was the language of the Deaf community in Paris in the 18th century.
Our earliest records of the language are in the work of the Abbé de l'Epée, who developed a 'methodical sign system', borrowing some signs that were used by deaf people in Paris in the 1750s.
He estimated that there was a community of 200 deaf people using sign language.
www.lighthousepoint.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Old_French_Sign_Language   (448 words)

 1750s Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: )
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 John Montour: Life of a Cultural Go-Between
Kayodaghscroony, or Madelina, was living with the Delaware in 1756, and Polly was cared for in Philadelphia in the late 1750s and early 1760s.
John’s father, Andrew Montour, was one of the most important interpreters and negotiators in the Virginia and Pennsylvania backcountry in the 1750s and 1760s.
In the 1750s, Andrew Montour believed it was possible for go-betweens such as himself to truly live in both the Indian and white worlds, and he hoped that his children could too.
www.history.org /history/teaching/enewsletter/volume3/november04/montour.cfm#_edn2   (2911 words)

 1750s   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Johnston, a Craig County native whose family has lived in the area since the 1750s, said each room in the Old Brick Hotel is like a mini-museum.
Davies arguments are echoed by some historians that suggest Benjamin Franklin first recommended saving daylight in the mid-1750s through his much quoted Poor...
I have a postcard -- bought at the Science Museum in London -- of a 1750s engraving of Prior Park, the newly-built Palladian home of one of the city's driving...
www.wikiverse.org /1750s   (215 words)

 Pix of finds... 1750s Sites in Maine -- South Florida Treasure & Metal Detecting
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Here is what I found searching some of those 1750s Maine cellar holes.
Note - this is the fruit of about 40 to 50 hours of some hardcore detecting.
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 British, French struggled for control during 1750s - PittsburghLIVE.com
For most of the 1750s, even though the British dominated the eastern area, the French were in actual control of most of the land across the mountains, including Pennsylvania.
In the early 1750s, the French had forts at Lake Erie (Fort Presque Isle), on French Creek at Fort le Boeuf, Fort Machault where French Creek joined the Allegheny, and Fort Duquesne until the British regained it in 1758.
The importance of the Ohio was obvious to both countries, since it controlled access to the west.
www.pittsburghlive.com /x/tribune-review/living/s_85203.html   (1394 words)

 Philip Riley   (Site not responding. Last check: )
By the late 1750s, he had settled in Albany where he helped arrange burials on behalf of the Dutch church.
This annual contract appointment may have begun for him during the 1750s and continued until 1770.
By the mid-1760s, he was the owner of a house in the third ward.
www.nysm.nysed.gov /albany/bios/r/phriley1512.html   (278 words)

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 1750s 1900s History Transport - Typhoon.co.uk   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Here are some sponsored links about 1750s 1900s history transport.
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Nevertheless, history is history, and the lines fromsee MacDermott's history) could have beenThe 1890s/early 1900s saw the Manchestercontribution to the history of railways.
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 Publisher description for Library of Congress control number 81009999   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In fact, much was allowed to remain standing by their failure to offer a new synthesis of English party politics.
In this book Dr Clark provides the key component for such a new synthesis by a detailed exposition of the crisis of the 1750s, which was instrumental in the destruction of the party system and the emergence of new practices in the multi-factional world.
1714-1760, still widely current, is refuted by a demonstration of the survival of the Whig and Tory parties of Queen Anne's reign until the 1750s; the long debate about George III and the constitution is set in a new perspective; and major new insights are offered into the nature of party and party politics.
www.loc.gov /catdir/description/cam022/81009999.html   (206 words)

 History Magazine - The 1750s
From about 1700, prices had been falling, albeit slowly, and wages were increasing.
The 1750s were also an age of elegance.
Men's fashions reached a peak of extravagance that has never been equaled.
www.history-magazine.com /1750s.html   (1170 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: )
(I do have a previously purchased Hitachi 1750S that works fine, so it must be me.) Here's what I'm trying to do: I put the new 1750S at SCSI-ID five, which is normally the second tape drive.
Then I reconfig'd the kernel to tell it this was sr1 at target 5.
However, the block select switch (not documented on the NEW 1750S I got, but documented on the OLD one I have) is set to 512 bytes.
www.net-kitchen.com /~sah/ARCHIVES/DIGESTS/vol8.issue13   (579 words)

 1750s in TutorGig Encyclopedia
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Small Georgian Houses in England and Virginia: Origins and Development Through the 1750s, by Univ of Delaware Pr
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 Guilford County [NC] Genealogical Society: Facts About Early Guilford County   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Settlement began in the late 1740s and grew rapidly in the 1750s.
Settlers came from Virginia, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, New Jersey, Nantucket Island in Massachusetts, and the eastern and central counties of North Carolina.
Group migrations were made by German Lutherans and Reformed settlers from Pennsylvania beginning in the late 1740s; Scots-Irish Presbyterians from the Pennsylvania-Maryland border area in the 1750s; Quakers from many locations in the 1750s; scattered Virginia Baptists organized meetings in the 1750s; and Methodists from the Eastern Shore of Maryland in the 1770s and 1780s.
www.greensboro.com /gcgs/facts.html   (247 words)

 Search for 1750s - WordIQ.com
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 Kyocera FS 1750S : avis de consommateurs, comparateur de prix et achat en ligne
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 Who was Abranchalam Burner 1750s VA?
In researching 1750s VA land records I have come across an Abranchalam Burner.
Re: Who was Abranchalam Burner 1750s VA? Daniel Bly 2/02/00
Re: Who was Abranchalam Burner 1750s VA? Burner Maddly 6/21/00
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 Living History and Pre-1840's Buckskinning
He was involved in the French 1750s living history group at Fort Toulouse, and the American 1814 living history group at Fort Jackson, for many, many years.
I'm a member and past president of the 1750s French group at
Living History can run the gamut from 1750s to Civil War to World War II.
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 Jancy 1750S 1-3/4 in. Diameter x 3 inch Depth of Cut :Toolfetch
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With their unique centerfree design, Slugger cutters cut only the periphery of the hole, ejecting the remaining center as a slug.
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 Billboard Bulletins - 1750s COSTUMES FOR HIRE   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Federation Theatre Company is a professional theatre company established in the Blue Mountains, providing entertainment including plays & vignettes, musical soirees & historica...
The Highlands Theatre Group in Mittagong have produced a series of magnificent 1750s costumes for "LOCK UP YOUR DAUGHTERS".
This page generated October 13, 2005, 7:56 am.
www.theatre.asn.au /read.php?f=18&t=4867&a=2   (99 words)

 sp1742pres   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A widespread deposit of ash, charcoal, soot, and burnt architectural debris points to destruction by fire" (Sanford 110).
One theory is that lead flashing was used where the slate roof tiles joined the chimney and that work using molten lead to fix the roof in the 1750s might have caused the fire (Sanford interview).
Sue Gordon, of the Gordon family who owned the land up until it is purchased by Historic Gordonsville Incorporated, confirmed this idea in a report she wrote that was mentioned on the Germanna Foundation web site: "…The Spotswood home 'Germanna' was accidentally burned when melting lead to repair the roof.
gcclearn.gcc.cc.va.us /sitehistory/sp1742pres.htm   (1404 words)

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