Papers and Records, 1907, Vol. 8 (Classic Reprint)

Papers and Records, 1907, Vol. 8 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Papers and Records, 1907, Vol. 8 The unsuccessful attempt to organize an insurrection at the Short Hills, in the Township of Pelham, in June 1838 is an interesting epi sode which has received but scant consideration from most historians of that troubled time. Read' s account is grotesquely inaccurate while Dent and Lindsay barely refer to it. Kingsford gives it a couple of pages, which it seems scarcely necessary to remark are disfigured by several grievous misprints and errors. Two of the leaders, Benjamin Wait and Linus Wilson Miller, wrote accounts of their captivity, but have little to say about the rising itself, and their statements, for obvious reasons, cannot as a rule be accepted without corroboration. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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  • Paperback | 238 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 13mm | 322g
  • English
  • 79 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243271549
  • 9780243271542