George Croghan and the Westward Movement 1741-1782
Albert T. Volwiler

George Croghan and the Westward Movement 1741-1782

Lewisburg, Pa: WENNAWOODS PUBLISHING, 2000. Limited ed As new. Dark green full leather stamped in gilt. Issued without dust jacket. One of 1000 numbered copies (this being No. 816) of this facsimile reissue of the original 1926 edition. 370 pp. with index. Frontispiece map and three additional illustrations. George Croghan (1718-1782) was the leading proponent of the expansion of the Anglo-Saxon race into the Ohio region in the generation before the American Revolution. He started a number of trading posts in that region and was employed as an Indian agent first for the colony of Pennsylvania and then by the British government. By 1758, he had established his home in Pittsburgh. As New Hardcover 9781889037226 (Item ID: E20942)


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