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Henry, Alexander.

TRAVELS AND ADVENTURES IN CANADA AND THE INDIAN TERRITORIES Between the Years 1760 and 1776.

I. Riley: NY 1809 Author portrait frontis, 9 x 5.75, later 3/4 red leather, cloth, teg, 330 pp plus errata, front cover detached, extremities bumped and worn, rear hinge starting, newer endpapers toned, scattered light foxing else a decent but fragile copy. Henry was present at the capture of Fort Levi and the surrender of Montreal; he became a fur trader at Fort Mackinaw, survived a massacre there, went to Fort Niagara in 1764 and "liberated" Detroit with Gen. Bradstreet. He was also involved in fur trading between Montreal and the Rocky Mountains, and tried his hand at copper mining in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. He died in 1829. FIRST ED.


Book Id: 97-3974

Price: $1,250.00

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