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												A NARRATIVE OF THE INCIDENTS ATTENDING THE CAPTURE, DETENTION, AND RANSOM OF CHARLES JOHNSTON, OF BOTETOURT… by  CHARLES JOHNSTON
	 - Signed First Edition
			 - 1827
		 - from Glenn Books (SKU: 013272)

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.

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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.

by JOHNSTON, CHARLES

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New- York: J. and J. Harper, 1827. Title continues, "together with an interesting account of the fate of his companions, five in number, one of whom suffered at the stake. To which is added, sketches of Indian character and manners, with illustrative anecdotes". Quite a clean copy throughout. Top edge gilt with a bit of rubbing. A signed binding by MacDonald. According to 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. Johnston was questioned by Washington about British forces at Detroit upon his release. " See also Howes J-158, Sabin 36355, Graff 2226. 264pp. . First Edition. 3/4 Red Calf, Marbled Boards. Minor Corner Wear/No Jacket. Octavo.

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Glenn Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
013272
Title
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.
Author
JOHNSTON, CHARLES
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
second hand - Minor Corner Wear
Jacket condition
No Jacket
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
J. and J. Harper
Place of Publication
New- York
Date Published
1827
Keywords
Americana, Capture By Indians
Bookseller catalogs
Pritchard;
Size
Octavo

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