May 27, 2020 Founders & Patriots
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Darlington, Mary Carson, ed. "Fort Pitt and Letters from the Frontier." Pittsburgh: J.R. Weldin & Co., 1892. 1st ed. Large quarto (12 x 9 in.), 312 pp., plus frontispiece, two portraits, and three maps. Orig. green cloth with paper spine label. No.34 of 100 large-paper, numbered copies of a total edition of 300 copies. Very scarce. An important and early compilation of original journals and correspondence relating to the French & Indian War and the Revolution on the western Pennsylvania frontier. Includes the 1749 Journal of Capt. Celeron; Letters of Generals Grant, Forbes and Bouquet regarding the Campaign of 1758; Journal, letters and orderly book of Capt. S. Ecuyer, 1763; A sketch of the life of Gen. James O'Hara; Letters from Continental Officers, 1776-1799; and An account of the erection and organization of Allegheny County by William Darlington. A very good copy. Howes D-70. JLK
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Minimum Bid: $250.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $1,920.00
Estimate: $500 - $800
Number Bids: 20
Auction closed on Wednesday, May 27, 2020.
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