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Wau-Bun, The "Early Day" in the Northwest.

KINZIE, Mrs. John H.

Publication Date: 1857
Hardcover
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KINZIE, Mrs. John H. Wau-Bun, The "Early Day" in the Northwest. Chicago: D.B. Cooke & Co., 1857. 498pp. Frontis., plates. Later cloth. Light scattered foxing, front inner hinge starting, else very good. Howes K-171. A classic of frontier life. Mrs. Kinzie came to Chicago in 1830, just in time to be in Illinois in the midst of the Black Hawk War. The narrative was written immediately after the fact, in 1832, although not published until years later. Contains an account of the Chicago Massacre and the captives taken there, including the author's daughter-in-law, who later had the book published. Bookseller Inventory # 70855

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Title: Wau-Bun, The "Early Day" in the Northwest.

Publication Date: 1857

Binding: Hardcover

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