Cover image for A narrative of the life of Mrs. Mary Jemison : who was taken by the Indians, in the year 1755, when only about twelve years of age, and has continued to reside amongst them to the present time : containing an account of the murder of her father and his family, her sufferings, her marriage to two Indians, her troubles with her children, barbarities of the Indians in the French and Revolutionary Wars, the life of her last husband, &c., and many historical facts never before published : carefully taken from her own words, Nov. 29th, 1823. To which is added, an appendix, containing an account of the tragedy at the Devil's Hole, in 1763, and of Sullivan's Expedition, the traditions, manners, customs, &c., of the Indians, as believed and practised at the present day, and since Mrs. Jemison's captivity, together with some anecdotes, and other entertaining matter
Title:
A narrative of the life of Mrs. Mary Jemison : who was taken by the Indians, in the year 1755, when only about twelve years of age, and has continued to reside amongst them to the present time : containing an account of the murder of her father and his family, her sufferings, her marriage to two Indians, her troubles with her children, barbarities of the Indians in the French and Revolutionary Wars, the life of her last husband, &c., and many historical facts never before published : carefully taken from her own words, Nov. 29th, 1823. To which is added, an appendix, containing an account of the tragedy at the Devil's Hole, in 1763, and of Sullivan's Expedition, the traditions, manners, customs, &c., of the Indians, as believed and practised at the present day, and since Mrs. Jemison's captivity, together with some anecdotes, and other entertaining matter
Author:
Seaver, James E. (James Everett), 1787-1827.
Publication Information:
New York : Random House, 1929.
Physical Description:
190 pages, 2 unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 14.4 cm
General Note:
Reprint of the 1824 ed. printed by J. D. Bemis, Canandaigua, N.Y.

"Of this reprint of the first edition ... there were made nine hundred and fifty copies ... No. 138."

In original tan paper covered boards; giltstamped leather spine.

Gift of Eugene Musial, 1973.
Language:
English
Personal Subject:
Format :
Book