This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1855 edition. Excerpt: ...she was very young, &C. The statement induced Joseph and Isaac Slocum, (brothers of Frances, ) to make a visit to Logansport. ...
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1855 edition. Excerpt: ...she was very young, &C. The statement induced Joseph and Isaac Slocum, (brothers of Frances, ) to make a visit to Logansport. Accompanied by Mr. Ewing, they went to see the woman in question, and soon ascertained that she was indeed their long lost sister! She had married a chief, and lived in the enjoyment of the rude wealth of her tribe. She was cautious, reserved, and haughty; but at last, as she talked of her father and mother (whom she well remembered, ) her heart melted, and she wept. The brothers spent several days at Logansport, and reccived several visits from her She refused to leave her Indian home. 1782. THE COMMISSIONERS. 355 have effectually put an end to the settlement of Wyoming--at least until the war of the revolution should be over. But the New England spirit of enterprise and love of adventure seemed to defy danger and death in all their forms. Especially after the victorious expedition of General Sullivan against the Indians on the Susquehannah, the tide of emigration to that country was renewed. Under the leadership of Colonel Zebulon Butler, Colonel John Franklin, and other brave and experienced officers, they banded together for mutual self-protection, and not only performed wonders in defending themselves, but did good service to their country elsewhere. Until the peace between England and America, the valley was frequently visited by savage hordes, who amused themselves by plundering or destroying the property of the settlers, and some times by resorting to their favorite pastime of scalping, murdering, or torturing their victims. The revolution being ended, the old feud between the settlers from Connecticut and the government of Pennsylvania, was revived. On the 3d of November, 1781--only fifteen days after the surrender...
Good Minus. No Jacket. 8vo-over 7¾-9¾" tall. Brown embossed cloth with rubbed gilt lettering on spine, bright gilt decoration on front cover. Corners and spine ends quite bumped and worn, cover shows moderate other edge wear, cloth on spine secured with three strips of gray library tape, light rubbing and staining. Page edges somewhat tanned. Binding tight, engravings are moderately foxed and protected with tissue, text pages lightly tanned and foxed but clean, previous owner indications on first free end page are the only markings. 663 pages. Free U. S. tracking, ships in cardboard. This book may require extra postage for priority or overseas shipment.
fair. 24 cm, 663, v.2 only of the 2-vol. set, illus., footnotes, binding corners quite worn, large tears & chips at spine, ink notation fr endppr. Some soiling to edges, condition of interior much better than condition of binding. This volume begins with the French and Indian War.
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