A History Of The Valley Of Virginia

Kercheval, Samuel

A History Of The Valley Of Virginia

Samuel H. Davis. 1833. 1st. 486 pgs. Six pages of subscribers at rear. "Over half the book is a reprint, with full credit, of parts two and three (in reverse order) of "Doddridge's Notes, 1824", together with some of "Jacob's Life of Cresap". The first part of Kercheval's history relates to the settlement and history of the Shenandoah Valley. He was assiduous in interviewing the old timers and has assembled a large body of fact and tradition. Much on Indian captivities and massacres. Streeter III:1336; Field #822; Sabin $37611; Howes K102. Org. calf with red leather label on spine, light foxing througout, vg cond.

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