Historical Sketch of Col. Benjamin Bellows: Founder of Walpole : an Address, on Occasion of the Gathering of His Descendants to the Consecration of His Monument, at Walpole, N.H., Oct. 11, 1854

J.A. Gray, prnter, 1855 - 125 páginas

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Página 22 - Bellows had at this time about thirty men at his fort, about half a mile south of Kilburn's house, but too distant from it to afford him any aid. About noon on the 17th of August, 1755, Kilburn and his son John, in his eighteenth year, a man by the name of Peak and his son, were returning home to dinner from the field, when one of them discovered the red legs of the Indians among the alders,

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