The History of Philip's War, Commonly Called the Great Indian War of 1675 and 1676


Also of the French and Indian Wars at the Eastward in 1689, 1690, 1692, 1696, and 1704

This classic volume gives a frank and vivid account of the earliest of the Indian Wars. It was written by Thomas Church, Esq. (1673-1748) based on the accounts and papers of his father, Col. Benjamin Church (1639-1717), who was one of the principals involved in the struggles. This work first appeared in 1716 in Boston, and a second edition was published in Newport in 1772. This reprint has been made from the 1827 edition which was based on the 1772 edition, but had been greatly enlarged by the addition of extensive notes and appendixes compiled by the noted historian and antiquarian, Samuel G. Drake. The book includes numerous extracts from contemporary documents, and Drake's notes provide a wealth of additional information about the people and places referred to in the text.

Thomas Church, Esq.

(1829, 1989), 2007, 5½x8½, paper, index, 362 pp.

ISBN: 9781556131790