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The Germans in Colonial Times - Lucy Forney Bittinger

The Germans in Colonial Times

Lucy Forney Bittinger

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An informative reprint first printed in 1900 on the Germans who settled in Colonial America covering conditions in Germany which led to emigration; Penn's visit to Germany; Germantown; Kocherthal's Colony; exodus of the Palatines; Pequea and the Mennonites; Dunkers and Ephrata; Schwenkfelder and Christopher Dock; settling in Virginia, Maryland, South Carolina; colonization in New England; Salzburgers in Ga.; German press; Moravians; Conrad Weiser and the frontier wars; redemptioners; Germans as pioneers; Germans in the Revolution; and the Rear-Guard of the Revolution. (314pp. index. Heritage Books, 1998 reprint.)