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Old Fort Duquesne, or, Captain Jack, the scout

Charles McKnight

Old Fort Duquesne, or, Captain Jack, the scout

an historical novel, with copious notes

by Charles McKnight

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Published by Peoples Monthly Publishing Co. in Pittsburgh .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Charles McKnight.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination501 p.
Number of Pages501
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17795203M
OCLC/WorldCa2209663

Scout Captain Croghan had received word that on the march the celebrated Captain Jack and his band of forest rangers would join. This Captain Patrick Jack of the Pennsylvania border was known as "Black Hunter," "Black Rifle," and the "Wild Hunter of the Juniata." He had lost his whole family, by the Indians. Material witness: Taking lessons from the book. Old Fort Duquesne: or, Captain Jack, the scout. An historical novel with copious notes. Old Fort Duquesne: or, Captain Jack, the scout. An.

  Fort Duquesne, located at the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela Rivers at the site of present-day Pittsburgh, Penn, guarded the most important strategic location in the west at the time of the Seven Years' War. A small colonial force from Virginia began a fort here but a French force under Sieur de Contrecoeur drove them off in April. by John Wallace "Captain Jack" Crawford from The Poet Scout: A Book of Song and Story, Some later versions of the poem have an asterisk on the line "His murderer goes free" and note, " * Tried and released by a lot of petty gamblers, but afterward arrested .

Captain Jack's Woman Rebellious Kathryn "Kit" Cranmer finds adventure at the head of a rag-tag band of smugglers. But her dashing, ruthless rival, the notorious Captain Jack, rules the night -- and becoming this bold man of mystery's woman will carry Kit to new heights of . Download PDF The Way Of The Scout book full free. The Way Of The Scout available for download and read online in other formats. Captain Jack, the Scout; Or, The Indian Wars about Old Fort Duquesne. Charles McKnight — American fiction. An Historical Novel, with Copious Notes.


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