Captain Nelson

Captain Nelson : A Romance of Colonial Days (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Captain Nelson: A Romance of Colonial Days But this was not all. The bewil dered inhabitants who possessed their lands by purchase from the original inhabitants of the soil, who had re ceived the solemn pledge of Charles II. That their rights of freehold should not be disturbed or impaired, were now told that their titles were invalid; and that the mark of an Indian sagamore was no more warranty than the scratch of a bear's paw. The work of univer sal spoliation began by the issue of writs of intrusion against wealthy land holders, and by the attempted confis cation of tracts held in common by the freemen of the towns. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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  • Paperback | 180 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 10mm | 250g
  • Forgotten Books
  • English
  • 34 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243117744
  • 9780243117741