The Resource A history of Jonathan Alder : his captivity and life with the Indians, (ebook)

A history of Jonathan Alder : his captivity and life with the Indians, (ebook)

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A history of Jonathan Alder : his captivity and life with the Indians
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A history of Jonathan Alder
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his captivity and life with the Indians
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eng
Summary
A History of Jonathan Alder: His Captivity and Life with the Indians is one of the most extensive first person accounts to survive from Ohio's pioneer and early settlement eras. Nine year-old Alder was captured and taken to Ohio by Indians in 1782. Adopted by a Mingo warrior and his Shawnee wife, Alder lived as an Indian until 1805. After he left the Indians, Alder became one of the first European settlers to live in central Ohio. Alder composed his memoirs in the 1840s. His account chronicles his life for fifty years, from the time of his capture to 1832. The narrative, therefore, provides a unique perspective on frontier Ohio and its transformation from wilderness to statehood and the continuing evolution in the relationship between Ohio's Indians and whites from the Revolutionary War-era to a time when many of the state's Native peoples had been removed. Alder's recollection provides an exceptional look at early Ohio. His portrait of his captors is revealing, complex, and sympathetic. The latter part of his narrative in which he describes his experiences in central Ohio is an extraordinary rich account of early pioneer life. Further, Alder was fortunate in that he encountered many of the persons and took part in many of the events that have become touchstones in Ohio's pioneer history, including Simon Kenton, Simon Girty, and Col. William Crawford. He participated in the Battles of Fort Recovery and Fallen Timbers, and his recollections of these actions are among the few extant accounts that describe these events from a Native American perspective
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Midwest
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active 19th century
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Alder, Henry Clay
Dewey number
974.004/973
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no index present
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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Ohio History and Culture
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  • Alder, Jonathan
  • Indian captivities
  • Shawnee Indians
  • Mingo Indians
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Electronic books
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adult
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A history of Jonathan Alder : his captivity and life with the Indians, (ebook)
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781935603115
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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MWT11785361
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remote
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11785361
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MWT11785361
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
A history of Jonathan Alder : his captivity and life with the Indians, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781935603115
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11785361
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11785361
System control number
MWT11785361
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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