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1 Drake, Benjamin The Life and Adventures of Black Hawk : with sketches of Keokuk, the Sac and Fox Indians, and the late Black Hawk War
Cinninnati, OH George Conclin 1844 7th Edition, Improved Hard Cover Good- No Jacket Ex-Library Illustrated 
288 pp, brown leather boards. The author explains how the early Americans sent agents & missionaries to bring the native americans from the hunter life to the pastoral life, yet they permitted citizens to debase them with liquors & cheat them out of their property. How we made war on them without adequate cause, pursue them without mercy & put them to death without regard to age, sex or condition. Contains the following plates: Black Hawk, Council Ground at Prairie Du Chiens, Battle at the Sink Hole, Keokuk leaving the Sioux Encampment, Battle of Sycamore Creek, Battle of Bad-Axe, Wabokieshiek, the Prophet, & Treaty at Fort Armstrong. Howes #2991 rptd, same collat. & impre. 1839. Soiling to the covers, spine professionally repaired w/new cloth & title block, pages yellowing & foxing, corners worn, prev owner wrote on front pastedown & preface page, stamped as library book on preface page, and page one of the first chapter. 
Price: 97.75 USD
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