Title 'Murphy Saving The Fort' Illustration and Text of Timothy Murphy On Battlements Chapin 1856 Historical Picture Gallery
Book Condition Fine
Edition 1st Edition
Publisher U.S.A. Historical Picture Gallery 1856
Seller ID 016395
U.S.A.: Historical Picture Gallery, 1856. Book. Fine. No Binding. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Murphy Saving The Fort Front And Back Text From Chapin Historical Picture Gallery Page 40 and 41. Three inch pen and ink drawing of Rifleman Timothy Murphy on battlement of Middle Fort in Schoharie County in Upstate New York During the Revolutionary War. Commanding officer and three others arguing with him about shooting at Joseph Brant and Sir John Johnson and white flag. Farmhouse is in distance. History of the 1780 incident on front and back. Fine condition. Protected in plastic sleeve. First Edition.