The Ordeal of Henry Bird [ 1815 ]
Bird, Henry. forward by Howard Peckham

Ann Arbor William L. Clements Library 1971 Limited ed One of 600 unnumbered facsimile copies made. Slight wear to edges and corners. [2 blank] (2) 8 p.An attractive reprint of a small classic of American Indian captivity. Bird was captured in an 1811 Shawnee raid, taken to Ontario and nearly killed after an escape attempt. Saved by a Scottish trader, he returned home in 1815. Very Good Pamphlet (Item ID: 9742)


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