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 Interesting Account of the Fate of His Companions, Five in Number, One of Whom Suffered at the Stake. To Which are Added, Sketches of Indian Character and Manners, with Illustrative Anecdotes. Charles Johnston.
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 Interesting Account of the Fate of His Companions, Five in Number, One of Whom Suffered at the Stake. To Which are Added, Sketches of Indian Character and Manners, with Illustrative Anecdotes.

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 Interesting Account of the Fate of His Companions, Five in Number, One of Whom Suffered at the Stake. To Which are Added, Sketches of Indian Character and Manners, with Illustrative Anecdotes.

New York: Printed by J. & J. Harper, 82 Cliff-St, 1827. First edition. 12mo. 18 cm. vi, [7]-264 pp. Contemporary calf boards, recently rebacked in brown fabrikoid with corners renewed, new endpapers. Some overall browning to text block, occasional stains and foxing. Previous owner's notes on rear blanks (some loss to one blank). STREETER III, 1366: "One of the most interesting Indian captivities...." AYER 165 GRAFF 2226 HOWES J158 SIEBERT 454 FIELD 784. Item #64433

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