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A narrative of the life of Mary Jemison

James E. Seaver

A narrative of the life of Mary Jemison

the white woman of the Genesee

by James E. Seaver

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Published by The American Scenic & Historic Preservation Society in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Genesee River Valley (Pa. and N.Y.)
    • Subjects:
    • Jemison, Mary, 1743-1833.,
    • Indian captivities.,
    • Seneca Indians.,
    • Genesee River Valley (Pa. and N.Y.)

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby James Everett Seaver, M.D., revised by Charles Delamater Vail ...
      ContributionsVail, Charles Delamater, 1837-1921., American Scenic and Historic Preservation Society.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE87 .J525
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[a]-x, xv, [17]-459 p.
      Number of Pages459
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6682887M
      LC Control Number25022032
      OCLC/WorldCa3800987

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      Mary Jemison, Captivity Narrative from the s (). [Mary Jemison was probably about 15 years old when she was captured and adopted by Seneca Indians in the late s (during the Seven Years War or "French and Indian War").Although written in the first person, Jemison was 80 years old and illiterate when she was interviewed by James Seaver who wrote the narrative.   LibriVox recording of A Narrative of the Life of Mrs. Mary Jemison, by James E. Seaver. Read by LibriVox volunteers. Mrs. Mary Jemison was taken by the Indians, in the year , when only about twelve years of age, and has continued to reside amongst them to the present time.   James E. Seaver, Narrative of the Life of Mrs. Mary Jemison. This is perhaps the most radical captivity tale in that Mary Jemison, captured in her teens by the Seneca in , assimilated into the tribe and went on to live with them for over 60 years. Her story is a critique of white culture and a defense of Native : Tatjana Soli.

        A Narrative of the Life of Mrs. Mary Jemison James E. Seaver. History/Biographies; ratings. Book Overview: Mrs. Mary Jemison was taken by the Indians, in the year , when only about twelve years of age, and has continued to reside amongst them to the present time. In this very slender book, first published in , Mary Jemison /5(). A Narrative of the Life of Mrs. Mary Jemison by James Seaver is one of the best Indian captivity narratives ever written. In April , the Jemison settlement, about eight miles west of Gettysburg, PA, was attacked by a raiding party of French and Shawnee Indians. A Narrative of the Life of Mrs. Mary Jemison by James E Seaver starting at $ A Narrative of the Life of Mrs. Mary Jemison has 26 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace5/5(1).


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Mary Jemison is an interesting text from the standpoint of it being the story of a woman as written by a man and no matter how many times Seaver attempts to construct Jemison as a tragic victim, there are examples of Jemison’s strength and determination on how she chose to live her life.

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