Indian Scalping Bounty

Indian Scalping Bounty

In 1600s, early colonies of America offered bounties for the heads of natives, and later for just their scalps. The bounty in 1746 was offered to British-allied Indians for the scalps of French-allied Indians. In 1755, the price was £40 for a male Indian scalp and £20 for scalps of females or children.

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