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Published by Garland Pub. in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States,
  • Fort Oswego (Oswego, N.Y.),
  • Pennsylvania,
  • New York (State)

Subjects:

  • Williamson, Peter, 1730-1799.,
  • Indian captivities -- New York (State),
  • United States -- History -- French and Indian War, 1755-1763 -- Personal narratives.,
  • Fort Oswego (Oswego, N.Y.) -- Capture, 1756.,
  • Pennsylvania -- Biography.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementPeter Williamson.
SeriesThe Garland library of narratives of North American Indian captivities ;, v. 9
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE85 .G2 vol. 9, E199 .G2 vol. 9
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 103 p. ;
Number of Pages103
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4728988M
ISBN 100824016335
LC Control Number78016987

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