THE PIONEER HISTORY OF ILLINOIS, Containing the Discovery, in 1673, and the History of the Country to the Year Eighteen Hundred and Eighteen, When the State Government Was Organized. John REYNOLDS.
THE PIONEER HISTORY OF ILLINOIS, Containing the Discovery, in 1673, and the History of the Country to the Year Eighteen Hundred and Eighteen, When the State Government Was Organized

THE PIONEER HISTORY OF ILLINOIS, Containing the Discovery, in 1673, and the History of the Country to the Year Eighteen Hundred and Eighteen, When the State Government Was Organized

Belleville, Ill: N. A. Randall, 1852. 19 cm. 348 pp Recently rebound with a brown leather spine and marbled boards by Starr Bindery, new endpapers. Contemporary ownership signature at head of title page. Bookseller stamp at bottom margin of title page of Daniel Linahan of St. Louis on Washington St., active mid 1870's to 1880. Field 1297: “Crowded with incidents of pioneer life, Indian and border warfare, most of which was derived from the personal narrations of the actors.” Lathrop Harper 165-655: "Judge Reynolds describes the government of the region by the French and English, the introduction of religious organizations, the development of industries, and the growth of political divisions. Probably its greatest value lies in the numerous short biographies of prominent pioneers." Howes R-237 Streeter 1502. Item #66720

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