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PAGE Jan Schalken's three wishes, 216 Metacom,

282 Jurisprudence, Indian

222 Marlborough,

193 284 Johnson, Asa, notice of 265 Moncton, Gen.

181 Jones, Samuel 274 Montmorenci,

181 Journey from Canada, 289 338 360 Miller,

188 Josselyn, John 364 Mather, Cotton

201 James, his counterblast of tobacco, 364 Mitchell, Maj.

204 Kies, Solomon 25 Mark, where hung

203 Kennebec or Kannabis, source of 52 Moore, Insign John

273 Kindness of the Indians, anec

Masthapauge pond, dote of 133 Mosely, Col.

307 Kikemuit or Montaup, 138 Morris, William

313 Kerley, Mr.

283 Military strength of the U. S. 351 Kellond, 210 Mohicans, last of

363 Kirk, 210 Manufactures at Sterling,

377 Kingsbridge,

353 Mellen, John

379 380 King james' opinion of tobacco, 364 Mellen, Prentis

379 380 Kilburn, Joseph 379 380 Mellen, Henry

379 380 Kendall, James 379 380 Moore, Thomas

379 380 Kendall, Pierson T. 379 380 Moore, Mark

379 380 Lands purchased of the Indians, 132 Moore, Martin

379 380 Lovell, Capt. John 20 194 Matthas,

382 Letters, Dr. Franklin's 73 Norridgewock, situation of

52 Land, persecutions of 112 Nashua, river

89 Lancaster, settled, 129 Number of towns,

110 destruction of

132 280 Nipnet country discovered, 113 fortification of

283 Names of town, derivation 116 re-settled,

164 Nipmuc country,

131 132 136 attack on 193 Nar hagansetts,

131 grant of land to 195 Nashuas,

131 Lexington, fight at 204 Nipmuc river,

132 Lowell, Mr. 205 | North seas, winter sky in

155 Love that springs in tears, 221 Night scene in summer,

158 Lucifer,

244 Nantz, revocation of the edict of 163 Leg, 272 Northborough,

193 Leicester, Joseph Bass of 353 Norridgewock, attack on

194 • Larned, Simon (see currency) Niagara, cavern of

249 Mountains, White 1 87 Noyes, Ensign Thomas

273 Mount Washington,

1 New England's Prospect, extract Moose river, 52 from

370 Moose Head lake, 52 Otter river,

116 Mamford's river, 90 108 Oosamequin,

136 Mines of diamond, 101 | Oxford, attacked,

194 Manufactures, effect of 111 Ordway, Dr.

214 Ministers ordained, number of 111 Otis, James, life of

257 Massachusetts, settlement of 112 Osgood,

262 prosperous condition of 113 Osgood, Dea. of Sterling,

379 Miller's river, 90 116 Prentice, Capt. Thomas

284 Mine Hill, in Templeton, 120 Payquage,

117 283 Moon, account of 123 Pejypscot rocks,

2 Mendon, settled, 130 282 164 Pens, writing

175 Massachusetts tribe, 131 138 | Pequawket tribe,

20 Moquaws,

131 Paugus, Sachem of the Pequawket Manchaog, 132 tribe,

21 Masassoit, life of 136 161 Pestilence in Philadelphia,

44 Moratiggon,

138 Petrifactions in West Canada creek, 48 Mallapuyst," 143 Population,

110 111 Manna,

156 | Polls,
* Should be Mattapnyst, or Mattapoiset.

110 PAGE.

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Paper, invention of
174 Revolutionary relic,

134
Parishes or precincts, how distin- Rowlandson, Mrs.

280
guished from religious societies, 110 her captivity,

163
Pilgrims, noble character of 112 Royal Society, members of 201
landing of them,
169 Rittenhouse, David,

201
Pequods,
13 Revere, Col. Paul

202
Pawkunnawkuts,
131 136 Russell, minister of

212
Pawtuckets,
131 Rose, a British war ship,

354
Penicooks,
132 329 Rugs, Amos W.

379 380
Packachoas,
132 Robbins, Roger

379
Philip's war,
133 282 Shoshanim,

383
Plague among the Indians, 137 140 Sheridan, anecdote of

303
Patukset, or Plimouth,
137 St. Sebastians, attack on

11
Pokanoket,
138 Sea and its inhabitants,

41
Pecksuot,

143 Steam and Gunpowder, relative
Philip, treatment of by the English, 161 effects of

60
summoned to Boston and Pli- Swift river,

89
mouth,
162 Souhegan river,

89
flies to arms,
162 Sudbury river,

89
goes to Albany,
162 Still river,

89
Prescott, Dr.
204 Shawl manufactory,

91
Posts in England,
242 South America, travels in

97
Puckataugh, Peter
273 Sepators, number of

110
Prescott, Jonathan
274 Societies, religious

111
Prentice, John
275 Salem, settlement of

112
Paine, Robert Treat, notice of
308 Samoset,

138
Post office receipts in the County, 319 Smith, Capt. John

138
Plague at Marseilles,
349 Sowams,

138
Phenix, British ship of war, 354 Standish, Capt. Miles

139
Popkin, John (see currency)

Steele, Thomas

306
Powhattan, present to
365 Soldier's Funeral,

158
Putnam, George
379 Sausaman, John

162
Quincy, Josiah, letters to
76 Stone, Dea. John

282
Quinepoxet river,
89 St. Lawrence,

178
Quaboag,
131 Saunders, Sir Edmund, life of

366
Quinsigamond river,

90 Sherman, Roger, notice of 264
Quineboag river,
90 Sterling, history of

272 377
Quadequinah,

139 land purchased of the Indians, 272
Quonnopin,
284 Sholan,

272 273
Quebec, view of

177 formerly belonged to Lancaster, 272
its situation,

177
boundaries,

313
for what memorable,
178 Washacum pond, extent of

313

Wickapekitt bill and brook, 315
Quitam, Nicholas, meditations of 245 Streams in

315
Ripley, Gen.

188 Hills and face of the country,315 316
Ramble among the White moun- Mills and manufactures, 317
tains,
1 Manufacture of hats,

377
Robbins, Lt. Jonathan
24 of chairs,

378
Ross, Capt. voyage of
41 of scythe snaiths,

378
Ralle, residence of

53 194 of shoes,
Rivers, in the County of Worces- public houses,

379
ter,

88

private housts, number of 379
Raleigh, Sir Walter, stanzas of 95 number of schools,

381
Representatives to Congress, 110 Tyng, Col.

25
Roxbury, settled,

112 Towns, peculiar to New England, 35
Religion, state of in England, 114 Terrey, Partial, cruelty of 84
Robinson, Capt. Andrew 121 Trenton falls,

46
Ryswick, peace of
163 Turkey brook,

90

siege of

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Tatnuck river,
90 Whitney, Rev. Mr. Peter

35
Thames river,

108 Wyoming, destruction of 37 82
Tax, County
110 Wheelock, President of

39
Toleration,
114 115 West Canada Creek,

46
Templeton, topographical view of 116 Wachusett mountain,

87
Trout brook,

117 | Ware river,
Trilees, Indian

130 Wigwam hill,
Tisquantum,
138 West river,

108
Telescope, invention of
173 Watertown, settled,

112
Treasury, public
192 Winthrop, Gov.

113
Treasures of the deep,
236 Worcester, grant of

130 162
Tohanto, George
273 depopulated,

193
Titles,
348 War, Indian

130
Traps, Indian
375 Wampanoags,

131 136
Thomas, Capt. expedition of
355 Waeuntug,

132
Tupper, Commodore
353 Weshakim,

132 383
Town Bounties, (see currency) Winslow, Edward

139
Tobacco, virtues of
364 Wittuwamet,

143
bad properties of
364 Weimar, account of

145
Thomas, Moses G.
379 380 Williams, Roger

144
Utrecht, peace of
193 Wamsitta,

144
Unkachewalwick pond, 274 Wauch, Mansie, autobiograpby of 150
Union of the Pacific and Atlantic Wadsworth,

284
Oceans,
297 Wolf, Gen.

178
Visit in Canada, 49 65 102 177 | Woman's worth,

183
Vegetables, structure of 344 Washburn, Seth

198
Wyman, Ensign
22 Winthrop, John

201
22 Warren, Dr. Joseph

202
Woods, Jonathan, Ensign 26 Whaley, the regicide,

208
Woods, Daniel
26 Wilder, Jonathan

273
Worcester, general history of the Wiser, James

273
county of
33 Wilder, Nathaniel

273
Worcester County, extent and Wilder, James

275
boundaries of
86 Washington,

353
face of the country,

86 William Henry, fortress of 360
lakes and rivers,
87 108) Waite, Josiah K.

379

Wahwa,

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WORCESTER WAGAZINE

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Wistorical Journal.

MISCELLANEOUS.

ORIGINAL.

A RAMBLE AMONG THE WHITE MOUNTAINS. From the period of the first settlement of New England down to the present time, the giant heights then called the “Crystal Hills,” and since denominated the White Mountains, have attracted the attention, and tempted the visits of many a curious and inquisilive traveller. They have now become the resort of the idle wanderers who pursue pleasure even on their barren summits, or of the scientific enquirers, who explore their rocky sides with unbounded industry, who consider themselves happy, and their toils rewarded, if, perchance, they discover some quaint moss or obscure lichen, invisible to common observers and unknown to former learned strollers. The crowds of visitors of the colossal piles, plunder nothing but a few perishing flowers, withered grasses, or mineral fragments: they leave to every new climber, the severe labors of ascending, the sublime views from the summits, and all the novelty and grandeur of mountain scenery.

The White Mountains are indeed most interesting objects. Standing as they do in a rude and wild region, not remarkable for towering elevations, they are distinguished for their lofty height. Mount Washington, the tallest of the brothers, is said to exceed in altitude, the Alleghanies of the South, and the Green Mountains of the North, hy nearly 2,500 feet. He even rises above the more celebrated peaks of other more romantic lands: Olympus, connected as he is with so many classic recollections, is only of equal stature. Ben Nevis, the most elevated land in the island of Great Britain, and Snowdon, the king of the Welsh Hills, are lower by more than 2,000 feet.

It was in the pleasant season of spring, that the writer, in

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