A PETITION PRESENTED BY CAPT. ALEXANDER PATTERSON, TO THE LEGISLATURE OF PENNSYLVANIA, DURING THE SESSION OF 1803-4, FOR COMPENSATION FOR THE MONIES HE EXPENDED AND THE SERVICES HE RENDERED IN DEFENCE OF THE PENNSYLVANIA TITLE, AGAINST THE CONNECTICUT CLAIMANTS; IN WHICH IS COMPRISED A FAITHFUL HISTORICAL DETAIL OF IMPORTANT AND INTERESTING FACTS AND EVENTS THAT TOOK PLACE AT WYOMING, AND IN THE COUNTY OF LUCERNE, &C., IN CONSEQUENCE OF THE DISPUTE WHICH EXISTED BETWEEN THE PENNSYLVANIA LAND-HOLDERS, AND THE CONNECTICUT INTRUDERS, COMMENCING WITH THE YEAR, 1763.
Lancaster: Printed by Robert Bailey, South Queen-Street, 1804. 34, [2 blanks] pp. Bound in modern quarter calf and marbled boards, with title stamped on spine. Light uniform toning, Very Good.
"This gives the story of Patterson's efforts against the Connecticut claimants, i.e., the Susquehanna Company, from 1769 on, and is an excellent account of much of the Yankee-Pennamite wars." Streeter.
FIRST EDITION. II Streeter Sale 989. Sabin 59130. AI 6994. Item #27094