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The Life And Adventures Of A Quaker Among The Indians by  Thomas C Battey

The Life And Adventures Of A Quaker Among The Indians

by Thomas C Battey

First edition. 8vo. Cloth, iii -xii, 9- 339 pp., illustrations are engravings of photographs by William S. Lowe Graff 208 says "Battey's experiences were among the Kiowas, principally, but he also associated with Comanches, Apaches, Caddoes, and Kickapoos." Tate 2985 says "During the early 1870's Battey taught school at the Witchita Agency (later to become the Riverside Indian School) and then lived on the Kiowa reservation. His account of the last stages of the Kiowa-Comanche wars in Texas and early life in the reservation is excellent." An important first-hand history in very good condition.

Inventory Number: 43181

$275.00