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Following in Hannah Dustin's footsteps : reexamining the evidence / Denise Ortakales.

Title: Following in Hannah Dustin's footsteps : reexamining the evidence / Denise Ortakales.

Author: Ortakales, Denise.

Call Number: 977.8 N5321h

Physical Description: p. 3-39.

Source: Vol. 69, No. 1 (Summer 2015) Historical New Hampshire.

Description: The article explores the attack on Haverhill, Massachusetts which occurred on the morning of March 15, 1697, and resulted in the capture of Hannah Duston and other settlers. The article discusses the controversy surrounding the account of Hannah Duston's captivity and later escape, which involved killing and scalping ten Abenaki and fleeing in a canoe. The article draws on other captives' accounts, which offer new insights into the timeline and location of the events.

Language: English.

Subjects: Abenaki (North American people)., Women in war., Massachusetts--History--Colonial period, ca. 16-1775., Massacres Massachusetts.

People: Duston, Hannah Emerson, 1657-1736.

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