Item #28155 History of the Town of Paris and the Valley of the Sauquoit; Pioneers and Early Settlers; Merchants, Mechanics and Manufacturers; Soldiers of the Revolution; Veterans of 1812; Boys in Blue of the Great Rebellion. Henry C. Rogers.
History of the Town of Paris and the Valley of the Sauquoit; Pioneers and Early Settlers; Merchants, Mechanics and Manufacturers; Soldiers of the Revolution; Veterans of 1812; Boys in Blue of the Great Rebellion...

History of the Town of Paris and the Valley of the Sauquoit; Pioneers and Early Settlers; Merchants, Mechanics and Manufacturers; Soldiers of the Revolution; Veterans of 1812; Boys in Blue of the Great Rebellion...

Utica, NY: White & Floyd, Printers, Corner Broad and John Streets, 1881. Very Good. Item #28155

Utica, NY: White & Floyd, Printers, Corner Broad and John Streets, 1881. First Edition. Octavo. 398 pp. + iv pp. contents bound at rear. Frontis; black and white illustrations. Brown cloth stamped in black and gilt. Boards show moderate wear and fraying along edges with general chewing. Binding is sound. Toning to endpapers, contemporary ownership inscription to preliminaries, and interior otherwise unmarked. A Very Good copy of this scarce history of Paris, New York, which begins by describing the experience of the town's first non-native settler, an enslaved man who ran away from his enslaver and attempted to possess a patch of land through "Squatter Sovereignty."

Price: $150.00

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