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TextEvans-TCP (Phase 1)Memoirs of Charles Dennis Rusoe D'Eres, a native of Canada; who was with the Scanyawtauragahrooote Indians eleven years, with a particular account of his sufferings, &c. during his tarry with them, and his safe return to his family connections in Canada; : to which is added an appendix, containing a brief account of their persons, dress, manners, reckoning time, mode of government, &c. Feasts, dances, hunting, weapons of war, &c. Making peace, diversions, courtship, marriage, religious tenets, mode of worship, diseases, method of cure, burying their dead, character of the Scanyawtauragahrooote Indians, particular description of the quadrupeds, birds, fishes, reptiles and insects, which are to be met with on and in the vicinity of Scanyawtauragahrooote Island. : Copy right secured.Date of publication:
1800Author(s):Description:Generally considered to be a fictitious account. However, Vail suggests that it may be to a considerable extent true. Cf. Vail, R.W.G. The voice of the old frontier. Error in paging: p. 99 minsumbered 90.This item contains 3 files (631.46 KB).Publicly Available