Massasoit of the Wampanoags, with a brief commentary of Indian character; and sketches of other great chiefs; tribes and nations; also a chapter on Samoset, Squanto and Hobamock, three early native friends of the Plymouth colonists. Alvin G. Weeks.
Massasoit of the Wampanoags, with a brief commentary of Indian character; and sketches of other great chiefs; tribes and nations; also a chapter on Samoset, Squanto and Hobamock, three early native friends of the Plymouth colonists

Massasoit of the Wampanoags, with a brief commentary of Indian character; and sketches of other great chiefs; tribes and nations; also a chapter on Samoset, Squanto and Hobamock, three early native friends of the Plymouth colonists

[Fall River, Mass.]: privately printed [at the Plimpton Press, Norwood, Mass.], 1920. 8vo, pp. [8], vii-xi, [5], 270; tipped in at the front is a presentation leaf (dated 1919) from the Massasoit Memorial Association; original embossed red cloth stamped in gilt on upper cover and spine; near fine. Massasoit (ca. 1581-1661) was the head of the Wampanoag confederacy who formed an alliance with the Plymouth colonists to help ward off attacks from the Narragansetts who controlled the lands to the west of Narraganset Bay. Massasoit himself lived in the east bay, near Warren, R.I. It is said that through Massasoit's assistance, the colonists avoided starvation during their early years. Item #56865

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