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A NARRATIVE OF THE INCIDENTS ATTENDING THE CAPTURE, DETENTION, AND RANSOM OF CHARLES JOHNSTON, of Botetourt County, Virginia, who was made Prisoner by the Indians, on the River Ohio, in the year 1790; together with an intresting account of the fate...
New York: Printed by J. & J. Harper, 1827. Book. Very good condition. Hardcover. First Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. 264 pages. Newer full leather binding in excellent condition, except for the exterior front hinge has cracked. New marbled endpapers. The first few pages have minor stains to the margins. Title continues "...of his companions, five in number, one of whom suffered at the stake." Howes J158, Sabin 36355, Field 784, Ayer 165, Graff 2226.Streeter Sale 1366: "one of the more interesting Indian captivities. Author and three other survivors of the Indian attack were taken to Lake Erie, where an Indian trader secured their release. Johnson was questioned by Washington about British forces at Detroit upon his release." First edition..
      [Bookseller: Kurt Gippert Bookseller (ABAA)]
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