"The Ordeal of John Gyles: Being an Account of His Odd Adventures, Strange Deliverances, & as Slave of the Maliseets" by Stuart Trueman

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When John Gyles was only nie years old, he was captured by the Maliseet Indians and taken from his home state in Maine to become, much against his will, the first English speaking civilian resident of New Brunswick. How this young Puritan survived the long years of slavery, first under the Indians and later under the French, the incredible hardships, the disease, and the natural hazards is a true story of adventure and heroism.

155 pages
rare used book
McClelland and Stewart Limited The Canadian Publishers