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Title page "The Illustrated American Biography; Containing Correct Portraits of The Principal Actors in American History"
Volume I, like the other five volumes, contains 100 portraits and brief biographical sketches of individuals who played an active part in American history.
Page 1 Letter from John Pynchon
Dec 3, 1694
The December 1694 letter from John Pynchon (1626-1703) to the secretary of the Massachusetts Bay Council in Boston, describes the situation of the garrison at Deerfield, and warns of the danger of an attack.
Cover "What befell Stephen Williams in his captivity"
c. 1706
Stephen Williams wrote this account of his eighteen month captivity among the Abenaki and the French shortly after returning to New England in the spring of 1706.
Volume 1 - Title page "A Half Century of Conflict"- Vol. I
This excerpt from Francis Parkman's (1826-1893) classic account of the 1704 raid on Deerfield shows not only Parkman's vivid writing style but reflects the prejudices of the day against the French and Indians.
front Fort Massachusetts, North Adams, Mass.

The reconstructed Fort Massachusetts in North Adams, Massachusetts as it existed from 1933 until about 1940. The original fort had been built to protect western Massachusetts during the period from the 1744 to 1759.
front Fort Massachusetts, North Adams, Mass.
post 1929
This is Fort Massachusetts, as it appears after being reconstructed in 1930. The fort originally protected Western Massachusetts from 1744 to 1759.
Page 1 "Mrs. Eunice Williams"
Aug 18, 1884
The article about Mrs. Eunice Williams, printed in the Greenfield Gazette and Courier on August 18, 1884, is an "Address by the Reverend Dr. Moors at the Dedication of a Monument to mark the place where she was killed by a blow from the tomahawk of her Indian captor."
Inside cover "A Century Sermon Preached at Deerfield, Feb. 29, 1804: In Commemoration of the Destruction of the Town by French and Indians"
Feb 29, 1804
100 years after the raid on Deerfield, Massachusetts, during Queen Anne's War, Reverend John Taylor (1762-1840) preached this sermon about the event, "ever to be remembered by the descendants of the sufferers, and other inhabitants of the town."
Volume 1 - Cover "Little Captives of 1704"
In 1919 Matilda Strang Hyde (1866-1943) of Deerfield, Massachusetts, published a series of six small booklets chronicling, for children, the stories of five Deerfield captives and one of a Caughnawaga Mohawk.
Title page "Deerfield Meeting House, Deerfield Mass."
This booklet is one of a series written by Mr. and Mrs. Henry N. Flynt "to bring alive another element of Deerfield's momentous past."


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