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35 Adolescence was recognized as a powerful passage by Europeans as well. Holly Brewer’s important study argues that as birth and status became less important over time in the Anglophone Atlantic, the citizenship privileges once granted young aristocratic or wealthy children vanished. Although age was a more democratic means by which to distribute these rights, at the same time the minimum age for exercising these rights and responsibilities was adjusted upward over the course of the early modern era.
130–31. When reporting on his leaving for the hunt in 1754, Johnson had reported him as being merely six. Perhaps he turned seven that autumn. , 131–32. 25 See, for example, Mintz, Huck’s Raft. , by French and Indian warriors, 7–9. See also Marten, Children in Colonial America, esp. the foreword by Philip J. Greven (ix–xii) and the introduction by Marten (1–10); see also Barry Levy’s review of Marten’s collection in William and Mary Quarterly, 3rd ser. 64, no. 3 (2007): 668–72. 26 For more on the reasons why girls were likelier to remain in Canada and boys were likelier to return to New England, see Little, Abraham in Arms, chap.
These accounts, however ideologically driven, are especially valuable sources for understanding the experience of borderlands warfare on families and whole communities, as they, along with the letters preserved in The Jesuit Relations like the one from Jacques Bigot quoted in the introduction, are representative of the only sources we have for understanding the experiences of women, boys, and girls alike. Because the experience was more widespread and because the documentation is richer and more detailed, this essay is based on AngloAmerican records.