Gist, Thomas, 1744-

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Thomas Gist was taken prisoner in 1758 by the Wyandot tribe and escaped after a year of captivity.

From the description of Journal, 1758-1759. (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122380264

Thomas Gist was taken prisoner the Sept. 14, 1758 within 4 miles of Fort Duquesne by the Wyandot Indians at the defeat of Maj. Grant. He escaped after a year of captivity.

From the description of Indian captivity : diary, 1758-1759. (Peking University Library). WorldCat record id: 49372746

From the description of Diary of Indian captivity, 1758-1759. (Peking University Library). WorldCat record id: 60354993

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creatorOf Gist, Thomas, b. 1744. Indian captivity : diary, 1758-1759. Princeton University Library
creatorOf Gist, Thomas, b. 1744. Thomas Gist diary, 1758-1759. Detroit Public Library, Detroit Main Library
creatorOf Gist, Thomas, b. 1744. Journal, 1758-1759. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
creatorOf Gist, Thomas, b. 1744. Diary of Indian captivity, 1758-1759. Princeton University Library
referencedIn Patterson, Robert, 1753-1827. Draper manuscripts: Robert Patterson papers, 1758-1855. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
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Fort Duquesne (Pa.)
Fort Duquesne (Pa.)
United States
United States
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Indians of North America--Captives
Captivity
Indian captivities
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Birth 1744

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