Title: Narrative of the captivity and extreme sufferings of Mrs. Clarissa Plummer: wife of the late Mr. James Plummer, of Franklin County, state of New-York, who, with Mrs. Caroline Harris ... were, in the spring of 1835, with their unfortunate families, surprised and taken prisoners by a party of the Camanche tribe of Indians, while emigrating ... to Texas: and after having been held nearly two years in captivity, and witnessed the deaths of their husbands, were fortunately redeemed from the hands of the savages by an American fur trader, a native of Georgia.
Author: Rachael Plummer
Publisher: Gale, Sabin Americana
Based on Joseph Sabin's famed bibliography, Bibliotheca Americana, Sabin Americana, 1500--1926 contains a collection of books, pamphlets, serials and other works about the Americas, from the time of their discovery to the early 1900s. Sabin Americana is rich in original accounts of discovery and exploration, pioneering and westward expansion, the U.S. Civil War and other military actions, Native Americans, slavery and abolition, religious history and more.
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SourceLibrary: Huntington Library
SourceBibCitation: Selected Americana from Sabin's Dictionary of books relating to America
Notes: "Fictitious: a made up compilation taken partly from the story of Mrs. Horn and Mrs. Harris (no. 134) and partly from the narrative of Mrs. Rachel Plummer (no. 221) ..."--Ayer Coll. 209.
Collation: 23 p., 1] leaf of plates: ill.; 24 cm
- ISBN-13: 9781275740662
- ISBN-10: 1275740669
- Publisher: Gale, Sabin Americana
- Publish Date: February 2012
- Dimensions: 9.69 x 7.44 x 0.05 inches
- Shipping Weight: 0.15 pounds
- Page Count: 26