Montpelier, Vt. 1818. 142,pp. Contemporary calf. Front hinge tender. Tanned, some old spots, but still very good. Item #WRCAM29846
A famous Indian captivity and early Vermont imprint relating to the burning of Royalton, Vermont, by three hundred Indians under the command of a British lieutenant named Horton during the American Revolution, with a partial list of those killed. Contains the author's autobiographical account of his "extreme sufferings" as an Indian captive. "His circumstantial account of the burning of Royalton by the Indians is the first to appear in print" - Eberstadt. The NUC locates nine copies. SABIN 91164. HOWES S930, "aa." GILMAN, p.262. AYER 280 FIELD 1495 McCORISON 2045. GEPHART 14490. EBERSTADT 136:306.