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Williamson, Peter 1730-1799

Overview
Works: 101 works in 533 publications in 1 language and 6,652 library holdings
Genres: History  Personal narratives  Biography  Periodicals  Poetry  Personal narratives‚Ä°vScottish  Pictorial works  Directories 
Roles: Author, Printer
Classifications: E199, 973.0497
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French and Indian cruelty by Peter Williamson( Book )

65 editions published between 1757 and 2005 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

French and Indian cruelty exemplified in the life and various vicissitudes of fortune of Peter Williamson who was carried off from Aberdeen in his infancy and sold for a slave in Pennsylvania, containing the history of the author's surprising adventures in North America, his captivity among the Indians and manner of his escape, the customs, dress &c. of the savages, military operations in that quarter ... and a short dissertation on kidnapping by Peter Williamson( Book )

37 editions published between 1762 and 1983 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains the history of the author from his initial kidnapping from Aberdeen, his years of indenture in Philadelphia, his time as a free and married man, to his captivity among the Indians, and the manner of his escape. Once free Williamson decided to enlist in order to take his revenge on the Indians and so found himself at Oswego and involved in the French and Indian war. Added to all this is a short dissertation on kidnapping, an account of the proceedings of the magistrates of Aberdeen against Williamson on his return to Scotland, a brief history of his process against them before the Court of Session, and a "particular description of the Indian tomahawk."
The Scots spy, or Critical observer( )

in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memorial, and abstract of the proof, in the process, poor Peter Williamson, against Alexander Cushnie, and others, magistrates of Aberdeen by Peter Williamson( Book )

6 editions published between 1761 and 2005 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

State of the process, poor Peter Williamson, against Alexander Cushnie, and others by Peter Williamson( Book )

8 editions published between 1761 and 2005 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Answers for poor Peter Williamson, to the petition of Alexander Cushnie and others, late magistrates of Aberdeen by Peter Williamson( Book )

8 editions published between 1762 and 2005 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Williamson's directory, for the city of Edinburgh : Canongate, Leith, and suburbs ; from June 1778, to June 1779. by Peter Williamson( Book )

7 editions published in 1778 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memorial for William Fordyce, and others, defenders, against Peter Williamson, pursuer by William Fordyce( Book )

8 editions published between 1765 and 2005 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Answers for Peter Williamson merchant in Edinburgh, to the petition of William Fordyce of Auchorties, Walter Cochran of Dumbreck, and Patrick Barron of Woodside by Peter Williamson( Book )

8 editions published between 1766 and 2005 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Replies for William Fordyce, Walter Cochran, and others, defenders, to the answers for Peter Williamson, designing himself merchant in Edinburgh, pursuer by William Fordyce( Book )

8 editions published between 1766 and 2005 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Duplies for Peter Williamson merchant in Edinburgh ; to the replies for William Fordyce of Aquhorties, Walter Cochran of Dumbreck, and Patrick Barron of Woodside, defenders by Peter Williamson( Book )

8 editions published between 1766 and 2005 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sufferings of Peter Williamson, one of the settlers in the back parts of Pennsylvania by Peter Williamson( Book )

1 edition published in 1796 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Peter Williamson British writer

Wilkinson, Peter 1730-1799

Languages
English (389)

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