Great Britain and the Illinois Country 1763-1774 by CLARENCE CARTER 1910 ~ Colonial America History ~ Upper Louisiana ~ British Colony


Title: Great Britain and the Illinois Country 1763-1774

Author: Clarence Edwin Carter

Description: Blue cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Very faint rubbing on boards. Previous owner's name plate on front paste-down. Faint pencil price erasure on ffep; some offset ink smudging on blank flyleaf, else pages are clean and crisp. pp. ix, 223. 7.25 x 5 inches.

History of the Illinois Country which covers the legal, political, and economic relations between itself and Great Britain. The colony was ceded by the French to the English in 1763.

Contents: Preface, Introductory Survey; Status of the Illinois Country in the Empire; Occupation of the Illinois Country; Five Years of Disorder,1765-1770; Trade Conditions in the Illinois Country, 1765-1775; Schemes for the Colonization of the Illinois Country, 1763-1768; The Struggle for a Civil Government,1770-1774.

Includes an appendix with selected documents, and extensive bibliography, errata and addenda, and an index.

Previous owner, identified with name card on front paste-down, was Frederick Van Voorhies Holman (1852-1927), who served as the President of the Oregon Historical Society from 1908 to 1927 and is credited with giving the city its moniker of ''City of Roses.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good+
Jacket Condition: None

Publisher: American Historical Association
Place: Washington
Year: 1910

Keywords: Frederick Van Voorhies Holman, history, colonial, United States, British colonies, North America, Upper Louisiana,

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