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by Hugh C. Griffith


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The book traces the exploits of a company of Rogers Rangers from the second battle of Fort Ticonderoga in 1759 to the battle for Quebec between Generals Montcalm and Wolfe on the Plains of Abraham.

The book traces the exploits of a company of Rogers Rangers from the second battle of Fort Ticonderoga in 1759 to the battle for Quebec between Generals Montcalm and Wolfe on the Plains of Abraham.

Fort Ticonderoga had been laced with explosives by the French and exploded into a great fiery inferno, while a spy lurked in the forest by nearby cabins with his friend and ally, the fierce Abenaki Indian Satanis. Now, somewhere in this cold, dark, snowy forest, Tom and his Uncle John must find the young Sally Williams, alive or dead, and take their vengeance on Satanis and his counterpart, a man by the name of Messieur Bouchet.

An outstanding historical reenactment of the most critical time period of the French and Indian War. Frontier warfare in the eyes of a boy soldier, orphaned and in the care of Soldier Uncle Captain Johnathan Evans, as they play cat and mouse with a French Spy and an Abenaki chief, in an effort to stop a massacre and afterwards rescue young Sally Williams. You wont want to put this book down, and for the novice to the time period, there is so much to learn here, but after youve finished the book, you will know that you have been there with Roger's Rangers, fighting for your survival. griffcats, April 17, 2011.

The book discusses how the French and Indian War, which was a part of the Seven Years’ War, forever .

The book discusses how the French and Indian War, which was a part of the Seven Years’ War, forever changed North America and helped build and then ultimately destroy the British empire. The book argues that the French and Indian War was significant because Britain’s victory over France in the war led to a bitter rivalry between the two countries that would later come back to haunt Britain in the American Revolution. He wrote many historical novels including the Leatherstocking Tales, a five-part series about the frontier period, and began his writing career with a novel titled The Spy, which was about counterespionage during the American Revolution.

Fort Ticonderoga had been laced with explosives by the French and exploded into a great fiery inferno, while a spy lurked in the forest by nearby cabins with his friend and ally, the fierce Abenaki Indian Satanis. But first they have to survive the wilderness trek hundreds of miles up country to the mighty fortress of Quebec-to save their homeland or die.

The French and Indian War (1754–1763) pitted the colonies of British America against those of New France, each side supported by military units from the parent country and by American Indian allies

The French and Indian War (1754–1763) pitted the colonies of British America against those of New France, each side supported by military units from the parent country and by American Indian allies. At the start of the war, the French colonies had a population of roughly 60,000 settlers, compared with 2 million in the British colonies. The outnumbered French particularly depended on the Indians.

French and Indian War. North American history. The French and Indian War began over the specific issue of whether the upper Ohio River valley was a part of the British Empire, and therefore open for trade and settlement by Virginians and Pennsylvanians, or part of the French Empire. North American history The French and Indian War began over the specific issue of whether the upper Ohio River valley was a part of the British Empire, and therefore open for trade and settlement by Virginians and Pennsylvanians, or part of the French Empire. Behind this issue loomed an infinitely larger one, however: which national culture was to dominate the heart of North America. Settlers of English extraction were in a preponderance in the coveted area, but French exploration, trade, and alliances with Native Americans predominated. Map of British and French dominions in North America, 1755.

The French and Indian Wars were a series of conflicts that occurred in North America between 1688 and 1763, some of which indirectly were related to the European dynastic wars. The title French and Indian War in the singular is used in the United States specifically for the warfare of 1754–63. The French and Indian Wars were preceded by the Beaver Wars. In Quebec, the various wars are generally referred to as the Intercolonial Wars

As Major Robert Rogers's rangers make their way along the hills by the Lake Memphramagog, young Tom Evans, his uncle, Captain John Evans, and Mohawk Indian guide Toe-Lee-Ma are aware that danger and treachery lay ahead.

As Major Robert Rogers's rangers make their way along the hills by the Lake Memphramagog, young Tom Evans, his uncle, Captain John Evans, and Mohawk Indian guide Toe-Lee-Ma are aware that danger and treachery lay ahead.

As Major Robert Rogers's rangers make their way along the hills by the Lake Memphramagog, young Tom Evans, his uncle, Captain John Evans, and Mohawk Indian guide Toe-Lee-Ma are aware that danger and treachery lay ahead. Fort Ticonderoga had been laced with explosives by the French and exploded into a great fiery inferno, while a spy lurked in the forest by nearby cabins with his friend and ally, the fierce Abenaki Indian Satanis. Now, somewhere in this cold, dark, snowy forest, Tom and his Uncle John must find the young Sally Williams, alive or dead, and take their vengeance on Satanis and his counterpart, a man by the name of Messieur Bouchet. But first they have to survive the wilderness trek hundreds of miles up country to the mighty fortress of Quebec-to save their homeland or die. It is a long, desperate journey filled with danger in freezing temperatures, through Abenaki territory, but go they must, to fulfill The Border Covenant. The Great French General the Marquis de Montcalm-Gorzon thought it couldn't be done, and he was counting on it for the sake of all of New France.

Comments: (3)

Berkohi
The Border Covenant is a book written by a scholar, and in my opinion perfect for those truly interested in American History prior to the revolution. The book more or less is a story of a boy growing up and being trained as a guide, one who can see signs in the forest and plains around him, and track a foe in a most harsh environment. Hugh Griffith has managed to capture not only the feel of the time, but his often poetic prose can engulf a reader in the content of his story. Any reader who is also a scholar will appreciate the telling of the story of little known settlers and those who protect them, and know that the point of view is from the English side of the French/Indian war. The book was written by a man who had a story to tell, and told it. Fascinating read.
Blackstalker
------From Mary Ann H.
I generally have at least two books "in process" at any given time so I didn't pick it up until last weekend. I have always enjoyed historical fiction and I literally could not put this book down. It's one of those books that you ... just need to see how it ends, you know what I mean. The historical references tie in very nicely with the storyline; I found myself thinking of Cooper's "Last of the Mohicans" which I need to read it again!

Additionally, the maps were helpful (I got out my magnifying glass) and the biographical sketches of the various key players in the battle(s) to capture and hold on to Fort Ticonderoga were a nice addition.
Phenade
I found this book to be one of the best I have read all year. I live in the Adirondack Mts. and have a great interest in the local history. The passion and detail made this book come alive for me. I have searched the NET. to satisfy my hunger for more novels by this author but have found none......I hope that changes.
The Border Covenant: A Tale of the French and Indian War download epub
Genre Fiction
Author: Hugh C. Griffith
ISBN: 161739114X
Category: Literature & Fiction
Subcategory: Genre Fiction
Language: English
Publisher: Tate Publishing & Enterprises (January 18, 2011)
Pages: 260 pages