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The brittle thread of life : backcountry people make a place for themselves in early America / Mark Williams.

By: Williams, Mark, 1948-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2009Description: 1 online resource (xi, 265 pages) : illustrations.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 1282352024; 9781282352025; 0300139225; 9780300139228; 9780300156423; 0300156421.Subject(s): Land settlement -- Connecticut -- Granby (Town) -- History | Social classes -- Connecticut -- Granby (Town) -- History | Rural poor -- Connecticut -- Granby (Town) -- Social conditions | Country life -- Connecticut -- Granby (Town) | Land settlement -- Massachusetts -- Ashfield (Town) -- History | Social classes -- Massachusetts -- Ashfield (Town) -- History | Rural poor -- Massachusetts -- Ashfield (Town) -- Social conditions | Country life -- Massachusetts -- Ashfield (Town)Additional physical formats: Print version:: Brittle thread of life.DDC classification: 974.6/2 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Prologue : nothing for history to say? -- A place called Sammon Brooke -- On penalty of loosing our freeholds -- Zeal for the support of the darling liberty -- In our corporate capacity -- Settled our land according to your command -- We ought to obey God rather than man -- We do not want any goviner but the goviner of the univarse -- As they shall judge necessary -- Epilogue : a hazardous state and condition.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Prologue : nothing for history to say? -- A place called Sammon Brooke -- On penalty of loosing our freeholds -- Zeal for the support of the darling liberty -- In our corporate capacity -- Settled our land according to your command -- We ought to obey God rather than man -- We do not want any goviner but the goviner of the univarse -- As they shall judge necessary -- Epilogue : a hazardous state and condition.

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