The entertaining history of King Philip's War, which began in the month of June, 1675 As also of expeditions more lately made against the common enemy, and Indian rebels, in the eastern parts of New-England: with some account of the Divine Providence towards Col. Benjamin Church: / By Thomas Church, Esq. his son

Author(s): Church, Benjamin, 1639-1718
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Church, Benjamin, 1639-1718--Portraits
Philip, Sachem of the Wampanoags, d. 1676--Portraits
United States--History--King William's War, 1689-1697
United States--History--Queen Anne's War, 1702-1713
King Philip's War, 1675-1676
Indians of North America--Wars--1600-1750
Formats: Electronic Resource, Remote
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: The second edition
Published: [Newport, R.I.] : Boston: Printed, 1716. Newport, Rhode-Island: Reprinted and sold by Solomon Southwick, in Queen-Street,, 1772
Series: Early American imprints. First series no. 12352
LC Classification: P, PS
Physical Description: iv, 5-198, [2] p., [2] leaves of plates : ports. ; 20 cm. (8vo)
Additional Authors: Ed : Church, Thomas, 1674-1746
Ed : Stiles, Ezra, 1727-1795
Church, Benjamin, 1704-1781
Engraver : Revere, Paul, 1735-1818
Notes: First edition has title: Entertaining passages relating to Philip's War .
"And now my great age requiring my dismission from service in the militia, and to put off my armour, I am willing that the great and glorious works of almighty God, to us children of men, should appear to the world; and having my minutes by me, my son has taken the care and pains to collect from them the ensuing narrative ..."--To the reader, signed: Benjamin Church
Portraits of Benjamin Church and King Philip engraved by Paul Revere. For comments on the portrait of Church see remarks of Charles Deane in Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society 19 (1881-82): 243-245
"The life of Colonel Church."--p. 195-198, written by Ezra Stiles, who is credited with editing this edition. Cf. Alden
"Ode heroica ..."--p. [199], signed: Benj. Church, Sen. [son of Edward Church and grandson of Benjamin Church.]
References: Evans 12352
References: Alden, J.E. Rhode Island, 488
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OCLC Number: aas03031906e