A Captive's Plea

A Captive's Plea

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Mary "Polly" Kinnan Pleas For Rescue From Her Captors

A Captive in the Miamis

  • The Miamis, OH

Mary "Polly" (Lewis) Kinnan was taken captive during an Indian raid. Her husband Joseph Kinnan was killed. Polly was taken to the Miamis River valley where she was a captive for about three years until her brother Jacob Lewis came to her rescue. In 1793 she was able to write this letter to her brother in New Jersey.


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2/6/2008
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2/7/2008
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