Joseph J. Mickley’s Brief Account of Murders by the Indians

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Joseph J. Mickley’s Brief Account of Murders by the Indians
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Mickley, Joseph J. BRIEF ACCOUNT OF MURDERS BY THE INDIANS, AND THE CAUSE THEREOF, IN NORTHAMPTON COUNTY, PENN'A, OCTOBER 8TH, 1763. Philadelphia: Thomas William Stuckey, Printer, 1875. Small 8vo [20 by 14 cm], original printed wraps. 37, (1) pages; folding map of Whitehall and Allen Townships, Northampton County. Inscribed by Minnie F. Mickley to Rev. W.W. Deatrick on the title; signed by Minnie Mickley on the dedication page and dated 1922; signed by Deatrick on the front cover. Ex Historical Society of Berks County, with their stamps. Cloth-taped at spine, some wear to covers, folded. Very good. A remarkable and rare publication by this pioneering U.S. numismatist. The murders in question were of two of the children of John Jacob Mickley, Joseph’s great-grandfather, along with another family. The text of the present publication was prepared for a visit by the Mickley descendants to the site of the murders on their centenary in 1863.