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Title Narrative of the captivity and extreme sufferings of Mrs. Clarissa Plummer
Author Plummer, Rachel Parker
Date 1838
Document Type Pamphlet
Region Texas; Louisiana
Keywords Native Americans, murder, captivity narrative, Comanche, Mexican
Theme Native Americans; Homesteaders, Overland Travel and Early Settlements; Borderlands
Publisher Perry and Cooke
Place of Publication New York
Additional Information Full 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, wife of the late Mr. Richard Harris, were, in the Spring of 1835, with their unfortunate families, surprised and taken prisoner by a party of the Camanche tribe of Indians". On the verso of page 23 is a Certificate from one Ebenezer C. Elfort, a native of Georgia, who, while in Santa Fe in the fall of 1837, learned that the Native Americans had two white women as prisoners and went to the Native Americans and redeemed the women.
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection Everett D. Graff Collection of Western Americana
Reference Graff 3310
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue