Life of Joseph Brant-Thayendanegea

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Life of Joseph Brant-Thayendanegea

STONE, William L.

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Title continues: "Including The Border Wars of the American Revolution, and Sketches of the Indian Campaigns of Generals Harmar, St. Clair, and Wayne. And other matters connected with the Indian relations of the United States and Great Britain, from the Peace of 1783 to the Indian Peace of 1795. In Two Volumes." The Mohawk leader Joseph Brant was probably the Native American best known to both the Americans and British of his time period. He met many of the most significant Englishmen and Americans of the age, including both George Washington and King George III. This biography includes an account of his birth and parentage, his attempts to improve conditioins for his people, his domestic relations, and his family after his death. Besides this, it discusses the origins of the Revolutionary War, difficulties between Britain and the U.S. after the war's end, American relations with the Indians, etc.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: Phinney & Co
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1851
  • Place Published: Buffalo
  • ISBN: n/a

Details

  • Condition: Very good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    2 vols.: xxxi, 425, lxxiv; viii, 537, lxiv p. 24 cm. Vol. I has frontispiece portrait, one other portrait, a full-page diagram, and a fold-out map. Vol. II has a frontispiece, full-page diagram, fold-out illustration, another portrait plate at rear. Cloth hardcovers with blank impressing on covers, gold on spines. Spines sunned. Small labels and ink inscriptions on front pastedowns, ink slightly marking pages opposite. Some foxing to first pages.

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