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    (NEW YORK STATE). [SIGSBY, WILLIAM]. The Life and Adventures of Timothy Murphy, the Benefactor of Schoharie, Including His History from the Commencement of the Revolution?His Recontres[!] with the Indians?The Siege of the three Forts, and the preservation, by his unparalleled courage, of all their inmates?His Courtship and Marriage, and Anecdotes of his Adventures with the Indians, &c. Schoharie, [New York]: A.B.F Pond, Schoharie Republican Job Printing Office, July 1863. Tall 8vo. 23, [1 (ad)] pp. Original dark tan printed wrappers, some discoloration and light wear. $250.00

     

       Second printing of an upstate rarity first published in 1839. Murphy, Indian fighter and scout, served with General Sullivan in the Mohawk Valley during the American Revolution. Howes S543. Sabin 80968. Scarce with the wraps.

 

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