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George Sheldon was a Deerfield, Massachusetts, historian who wrote a great amount about the start of the town and its early history. His biography of Deerfield, Massachusetts' first settled minister was mostly about the Reverend John Williams's (1664-1729) genealogy and early life experiences. Although his title referred to Williams as "The Redeemed Captive," Sheldon's book ended before the French and Indian raid on the town in 1704 when Williams was taken captive along with over 100 of his followers.


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"Heredity and Early Environment of John Williams 'The Redeemed Captive'

publisher   W. B. Clarke Company
author   George Sheldon (1818-1916)
date   1905
location   Boston, Massachusetts
height   8.0"
width   5.5"
process/materials   printed paper, ink
item type   Books/Book
accession #   #L99.035

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"A Biographical Memoir of the Rev. John Williams"

"History of the Connecticut Valley in Massachusetts"

"A Sermon Preach'd at the Funeral of the Reverend Mr. John Williams"

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