The Resource Incidents of border life, : illustrative of the times and condition of the first settlements in parts of the middle and western states, comprising narratives of strange and thrilling adventure--accounts of battles--skirmishes and personal encounters with the Indians--descriptions of their manners, customs, modes of warfare, treatment of prisoners, &c. &c.--also, the history of several remarkable captivities and escapes. : To which are added brief historical sketches of the war in the North-West, embracing the expeditions under Gens. Harmar, St. Clair and Wayne. : With an appendix and a review. ..., Compiled from authentic sources

Incidents of border life, : illustrative of the times and condition of the first settlements in parts of the middle and western states, comprising narratives of strange and thrilling adventure--accounts of battles--skirmishes and personal encounters with the Indians--descriptions of their manners, customs, modes of warfare, treatment of prisoners, &c. &c.--also, the history of several remarkable captivities and escapes. : To which are added brief historical sketches of the war in the North-West, embracing the expeditions under Gens. Harmar, St. Clair and Wayne. : With an appendix and a review. ..., Compiled from authentic sources

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Incidents of border life, : illustrative of the times and condition of the first settlements in parts of the middle and western states, comprising narratives of strange and thrilling adventure--accounts of battles--skirmishes and personal encounters with the Indians--descriptions of their manners, customs, modes of warfare, treatment of prisoners, &c. &c.--also, the history of several remarkable captivities and escapes. : To which are added brief historical sketches of the war in the North-West, embracing the expeditions under Gens. Harmar, St. Clair and Wayne. : With an appendix and a review. ...
Title
Incidents of border life,
Title remainder
illustrative of the times and condition of the first settlements in parts of the middle and western states, comprising narratives of strange and thrilling adventure--accounts of battles--skirmishes and personal encounters with the Indians--descriptions of their manners, customs, modes of warfare, treatment of prisoners, &c. &c.--also, the history of several remarkable captivities and escapes. : To which are added brief historical sketches of the war in the North-West, embracing the expeditions under Gens. Harmar, St. Clair and Wayne. : With an appendix and a review. ...
Statement of responsibility
Compiled from authentic sources
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
CIN
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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-1848
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Pritts, Joseph
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  • Indian captivities
  • Indians of North America
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Indians of North America
Label
Incidents of border life, : illustrative of the times and condition of the first settlements in parts of the middle and western states, comprising narratives of strange and thrilling adventure--accounts of battles--skirmishes and personal encounters with the Indians--descriptions of their manners, customs, modes of warfare, treatment of prisoners, &c. &c.--also, the history of several remarkable captivities and escapes. : To which are added brief historical sketches of the war in the North-West, embracing the expeditions under Gens. Harmar, St. Clair and Wayne. : With an appendix and a review. ..., Compiled from authentic sources
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Issued in 1849 under title: Mirror of olden time border life ..
  • Apparently the third of three issues from 1839, the first two with 491 p., [5] leaves of plates, and 507 p., [7] leaves of plates respectively
  • Pages [x], [xii], the page following p. 129, the page following p. 491, and others, are blank
  • Mercantile Library copy imperfect: wanting p. 485-488. This copy also has the blank leaf (the eighth leaf of signature 41), probably intended to be cancelled.
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
6263618
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
ix, 4 unnumbered pages, 14-129 pages, 2 unnumbered pages, 130-491 pages, 2 unnumbered pages, 493-511 pages, 8 unnumbered leaves of plates (5 folded)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Accession no.: 15,508; in library binding, both boards detached.
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
Label
Incidents of border life, : illustrative of the times and condition of the first settlements in parts of the middle and western states, comprising narratives of strange and thrilling adventure--accounts of battles--skirmishes and personal encounters with the Indians--descriptions of their manners, customs, modes of warfare, treatment of prisoners, &c. &c.--also, the history of several remarkable captivities and escapes. : To which are added brief historical sketches of the war in the North-West, embracing the expeditions under Gens. Harmar, St. Clair and Wayne. : With an appendix and a review. ..., Compiled from authentic sources
Publication
Note
  • Issued in 1849 under title: Mirror of olden time border life ..
  • Apparently the third of three issues from 1839, the first two with 491 p., [5] leaves of plates, and 507 p., [7] leaves of plates respectively
  • Pages [x], [xii], the page following p. 129, the page following p. 491, and others, are blank
  • Mercantile Library copy imperfect: wanting p. 485-488. This copy also has the blank leaf (the eighth leaf of signature 41), probably intended to be cancelled.
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
6263618
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
ix, 4 unnumbered pages, 14-129 pages, 2 unnumbered pages, 130-491 pages, 2 unnumbered pages, 493-511 pages, 8 unnumbered leaves of plates (5 folded)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Accession no.: 15,508; in library binding, both boards detached.
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits

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