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Journals of the military expedition of Major General John Sullivan against the six nations of Indians in 1779 by  Frederick Albert COOK - First - 1887 - from Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books and Biblio.com

Journals of the military expedition of Major General John Sullivan against the six nations of Indians in 1779

by COOK, Frederick Albert

Condition: Near Fine


1887 1ed Sullivan Expedition Journals Iroquois INDIAN War American Revolution

In 1779, General George Washington ordered a military campaigned against the Indian nations of Haudenosaunee – native tribes that had sided with the British in the American Revolution. This campaign was led by General John Sullivan who carried out a scorched earn regime that destroyed dozens of Iroquois villages in New York. The devastation was one of the most notable contributors to Native American hardships following the Revolutionary War.

The events of this campaign were written by Frederick Cook, who published a thorough account of the expedition. This first edition features folding maps, including those in an inner-cover pocket.

Item number: #5717

Price: $350

COOK, Frederick Albert

Journals of the military expedition of Major General John Sullivan against the six nations of Indians in 1779

Auburn, NY: Knapp, 1887. First edition.

Details:

· Collation: Complete with all pages:

o [xv], 579, [2]

· Language: English

· Binding: Cloth; tight and secure

· Size: ~10in X 7in (25cm x 18cm)

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  • Bookseller: Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 5717
  • Title: Journals of the military expedition of Major General John Sullivan against the six nations of Indians in 1779
  • Author: COOK, Frederick Albert
  • Format/binding: Cloth; tight and secure
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Knapp
  • Place: Auburn, NY
  • Date published: 1887
  • Keywords: 1887 1ed Sullivan Expedition Journals Iroquois INDIAN War American Revolution rare, antique, old, first edition, 1st state, provenance, signed, inscribed, dust jacket, vellum, manuscript, engravings, illustrations, leather, plates, maps, antiquarian


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