Otzinachson: Or, a History of the West Branch Valley of the Susquehanna ; Embracing a Full Account of Its Settlement--trials and Privations Endured by the Early Pioneers--full Accounts of the Indian Wars, Predatory Incursions, Abductions, and Massacres, &c., Together with an Account of the Fair Play System, and the Trying Scenes of the Big Runaway, Interspersed with Biographical Sketches of Some of the Leading Settlers, Families, Etc., Together with Pertinent Anecdotes, Statistics, Much Valuable Matter Entirely New
H.B. Ashmead, 1857 - 518 páginas
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