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Metcalfe, Samuel L. (Samuel Lytler), 1798-1856, comp
A collection of some of the most interesting narratives of Indian warfare in the West, containing an account of the adventures of Colonel Daniel Boone, one of the first settlers of Kentucky, comprehending the most important occurrences relative to its early history--also, an account of the manners, and customs of the Indians, their traditions and religious sentiments, their police or civil government, their discipline and method of war: to which is added, an account of the expeditions of Gen'ls. Harmer, Scott, Wilkinson, St. Clair & Wayne. The whole comp. from the best authorities, by Samuel L. Metcalf
Lexington, Ky., Printed by W.G. Hunt, 1821
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 Henry Ford Estate  Contact Mark Heppner    ON SITE USE ONLY
Subject(s) Frontier and pioneer life -- Ohio River Valley
Indians of North America -- Wars -- 1790-1794
Indian captivities
Physical Description 1 p. l., iv, p., 1 l., [7]-270 p. 21 cm
Contents Narrative of the adventures of Col. Daniel Boon ... -- The narrative of Dr. Knight -- The narrative of John Slover -- Robert Benham's narrative of an encounter with the Indians -- Adam Poe's contest with two Indians -- Remarkable encounter of a white man [David Morgan] with two Indians ... -- Remarkable adventures of Jackson Johonnet ... -- Anecdotes. ... taken from the Western Review -- Expedition and defeat of Gen. Harmer, by the Indians, in 1790 -- Expenditons of Generals Scott and Wilkinson. In May and August, 1791 -- Defeat of General St. Clair, by the Indians, 1791 -- Depredations of the Indians on the frontiers in 1791, 1792 and 1793 -- Copy of a letter from a gentleman ... dated Marietta, March 4, 1793 -- Narrative of Capt. William Hubbell -- Defeat of the Indians by Genl. Wayne. August 20th, 1794 -- A narrative of ... Col. James Smith, during his captivity among the Indians from the year 1755 until 1759 -- Appendix. Of the manners and customs of the Indians -- On their traditions and religious sentiments -- On their police or civil government -- On their discipline and method of war
Note ACCESS: Must be used on site, prior notice required ; contact Mark Heppner
INSCRIPTION: [note pasted in and partly torn out]...Henry Ford - from Mrs. T. A. Criffith, ...10, N. Cantan. Ave - Alexia, Texas -
CONDITION: Fair; front cover detached; no title page
Series Henry Ford Estate collection

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