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The Resource Life among the Indians, or: The captivity of the Oatman girls among the Apache & Mohave Indians : containing also: an interesting account of the massacre of the Oatman family, by the Apache Indians in 1851; the narrow escape of Lorenzo D. Oatman; the capture of Olive A. and Mary A. Oatman; the death by starvation of the latter; the five years' suffering and captivity of Olive A. Oatman; also, her singular recapture in 1856, as given by Lorenzo D. & Olive A. Oatman, the only surviving members of the family, to the author, R.B. Stratton

Life among the Indians, or: The captivity of the Oatman girls among the Apache & Mohave Indians : containing also: an interesting account of the massacre of the Oatman family, by the Apache Indians in 1851; the narrow escape of Lorenzo D. Oatman; the capture of Olive A. and Mary A. Oatman; the death by starvation of the latter; the five years' suffering and captivity of Olive A. Oatman; also, her singular recapture in 1856, as given by Lorenzo D. & Olive A. Oatman, the only surviving members of the family, to the author, R.B. Stratton

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Life among the Indians, or: The captivity of the Oatman girls among the Apache & Mohave Indians : containing also: an interesting account of the massacre of the Oatman family, by the Apache Indians in 1851; the narrow escape of Lorenzo D. Oatman; the capture of Olive A. and Mary A. Oatman; the death by starvation of the latter; the five years' suffering and captivity of Olive A. Oatman; also, her singular recapture in 1856
Title
Life among the Indians, or: The captivity of the Oatman girls among the Apache & Mohave Indians
Title remainder
containing also: an interesting account of the massacre of the Oatman family, by the Apache Indians in 1851; the narrow escape of Lorenzo D. Oatman; the capture of Olive A. and Mary A. Oatman; the death by starvation of the latter; the five years' suffering and captivity of Olive A. Oatman; also, her singular recapture in 1856
Statement of responsibility
as given by Lorenzo D. & Olive A. Oatman, the only surviving members of the family, to the author, R.B. Stratton
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Related
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d. 1875
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Stratton, Royal B.
Dewey number
970.3
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
E87
LC item number
.O16
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1895-1965
  • 1907-1975
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  • Bynum, Lindley
  • Dean, Mallette
  • Grabhorn Press
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  • Oatman family
  • Indian captivities
  • Printing
  • Special collections
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Life among the Indians, or: The captivity of the Oatman girls among the Apache & Mohave Indians : containing also: an interesting account of the massacre of the Oatman family, by the Apache Indians in 1851; the narrow escape of Lorenzo D. Oatman; the capture of Olive A. and Mary A. Oatman; the death by starvation of the latter; the five years' suffering and captivity of Olive A. Oatman; also, her singular recapture in 1856, as given by Lorenzo D. & Olive A. Oatman, the only surviving members of the family, to the author, R.B. Stratton
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Introduction to this edition, by Lindley Bynum": 3d-4th prelim. leaves
  • First edition, 1857 has title "Life among the Indians; being an interesting narrative of the captivity of the Oatman girls ..." The 2d ed, 1857, and latter printings have title "Captivity of the Oatman girls ..."
  • "Five hundred & fifty copies ... printed ... The illustrations are engraved on wood by Mallette Dean."
  • Spine title: Captivity of the Oatman girls among the Apache and Mohave Indians
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
209 p.
Lccn
36004010
Other physical details
ill, (map) plates.
Label
Life among the Indians, or: The captivity of the Oatman girls among the Apache & Mohave Indians : containing also: an interesting account of the massacre of the Oatman family, by the Apache Indians in 1851; the narrow escape of Lorenzo D. Oatman; the capture of Olive A. and Mary A. Oatman; the death by starvation of the latter; the five years' suffering and captivity of Olive A. Oatman; also, her singular recapture in 1856, as given by Lorenzo D. & Olive A. Oatman, the only surviving members of the family, to the author, R.B. Stratton
Publication
Note
  • "Introduction to this edition, by Lindley Bynum": 3d-4th prelim. leaves
  • First edition, 1857 has title "Life among the Indians; being an interesting narrative of the captivity of the Oatman girls ..." The 2d ed, 1857, and latter printings have title "Captivity of the Oatman girls ..."
  • "Five hundred & fifty copies ... printed ... The illustrations are engraved on wood by Mallette Dean."
  • Spine title: Captivity of the Oatman girls among the Apache and Mohave Indians
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
209 p.
Lccn
36004010
Other physical details
ill, (map) plates.
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