|Title||Mirror of olden time border life : embracing a history of the discovery of America, of the landing of our forefathers at Plymouth and their most remarkable engagements with the Indians ... from...1620, until the final subjugation of the natives, in 1679. Also, history of Virginia, embracing its first settlement, the progressive movements of civilization... and a narrative of the ... struggle between the white settlers and Indians in north-western Virginia, Kentucky, &c.. Also, history of the early settlement of Pennsylvania... and the subsequent warfare ; to which are added, personal narratives of captivities and escapes ; together with numerous sketches of frontier men / compiled from authentic sources by J. Pritts. |
|Published||Abingdon, Va. : S. S. Miles, 1849 [c1848] |
|Description||x, 700 p.,  p. of plates : ill. ; 22 cm. |
|General Note||Rewritten and much altered from the 1st edition which was issued in 1839, and again in 1841 under title: Incidents of border life... |
Principally a compilation from writings of Henry Trumbull, Charles Campbell, A.S. Withers, I.D. Rupp and others.
"Chronicles of border warfare...By A.S. Withers" : p. 121-314.
|Subjects||Frontier and pioneer life. |
Indians of North America -- Captivities.
New England -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.
Pennsylvania -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.
Virginia -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.
|Other Authors||Pritts, Joseph. |
Withers, Alexander Scott, 1792-1865.
|LC Card Number||02-23453|
|Call Number/Copies|| |
| ||WRHS Research Library: E 89 P961|
mq146192: LC class, closed stacks [status: NON-CIRCULATING]