"Indians Taking Salem Fishing Vessels"--First Church Records

This brief description from the First Church of Salem's records offers some insights into the tensions between local Indians and the early settlers of Salem. (from Essex Institute Historical Collections,vol 2, 1860, p. 104)
(courtesy of Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA) close window
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