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Consider Dickinson (1761-1854) is best known in Deerfield, Massachusetts, as a successful farmer and as the man who left land for the new campus of Deerfield Academy. However, as a young man, after several years in the army, he spent time in Canada hunting and trapping for furs. This memory of those times was recorded by Rodney B. Field, a great nephew of his first wife, Filana, and a relative of one of the early families in Deerfield. This "adventure" talks about young Consider Dickinson's experiences in the untamed land around Lake Champlain in 1785.


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"Uncle Sid's Adventure with Indians"

author   Consider Dickinson (1761-1854)
creator   Rodney B. Field (1809-1884)
date   1785
location   Deerfield, Massachusetts
height   10.0"
width   8.0"
process/materials   manuscript, paper, ink
item type   Personal Documents/Journal
accession #   #L99.162

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