Historic Events of Colonial Days
by Rupert S. Holland
Publisher: George W. Jacobs & Company 1916
Number of pages: 321
An absorbing book, describing the most dramatic episodes in colonial history: Peter Stuyvesant's flag, the struggle between Nathaniel Bacon and Sir William Berkeley, in the days of witches, the attack on the Delaware, the pirates of Charles Town Harbor, etc.
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