Frankfort, Ky. Printed for the author... 1842. 152pp. 12mo. Original half calf and paper boards, printed paper label. Mild chipping to spine ends, boards foxed and lightly soiled. Small leather bookplate of Frank Cutter Deering on front pastedown, bookplate of C.R. Sanders to rear pastedown, otherwise clean internally. Very good. In a blue half leather slipcase. Item #WRCAM237
Atherton and his party travelled from Kentucky through Michigan and into Canada. This volume prints his firsthand account of the Raisin River massacre and its preface, followed by his experiences as a prisoner of war at the hands of the British and Indians, including his observations of Indian customs. GRAFF 103. FIELD 52. HOWES A366. JONES 1058. STREETER SALE 1082. SABIN 2273. THOMSON 47.