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Title An affecting narrative of the captivity and sufferings of Mrs. Mary Smith who with her husband and three daughters, were taken prisoners by the Indians, in August last
Date 1814
Document Type Pamphlet
Region Illinois
Places La Salle County
Keywords captivity narrative, murder, army, Native Americans, travel, leaders, war
Theme Native Americans; Military Encounters
Publisher L. Scott
Place of Publication Providence, (R. I.)
Additional Information Full title: "An affecting narrative of the captivity and sufferings of Mrs. Mary Smith who with her husband and three daughters, were taken prisoners by the Indians, in August last (1814) and after enduring the most cruel hardships and torture of mind for sixty days (in which time she witnessed the tragical death of her husband and helpless children) was fortunately rescued from the merciless hands of savages by a detached party from the Army of the brave General Jackson. Now commanding at New-Orleans."
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection Everett D. Graff Collection of Western Americana
Reference Graff 3862
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue