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THE

BOOK OF THE INDIANS;

OR,

BIOGRAPHY AND HISTORY

OF THE

INDIANS OF NORTH AMERICA,

FROM ITS FIRST DISCOVERY

TO THE YEAR 1841.

History maketh a young man to be old, without either wrinkles or gray hairs; privilledging him with the experience of age, without either the infirmities or inconveniencies thereof.

FULLER's Holy War.
They waste us; ay, like April snow

In the warm noon, we shrink away;
And fast they follow as we go

Towards the setting day,
Till they shall fill the land, and we
Are driven into the western sea. -- BRYANT.

BY SAMUEL G. DRAKE, TELLOW OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF NORTHERN ANTIQUARIES, AT COPENHAGEN, HONORARY

MEMBER OF THE NEW HAMPSHIRE AND NEW YORK HISTORICAL SOCIETIES.

EIGHTH EDITION,
With large Additions and Corrections.

BOSTON:

ANTIQUARIAN BOOKSTORE, 56 CORNHILL.

M.DCCC.XLI.

Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1841,

BY THE AUTHOR,

In the Clerk & Office of the District Court of Massachusetts.

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