TWO LETTERS OF THOMAS NYE, Relating to A Journey from Montreal to Chicago in 1837. Edited by Hugh McLellan.

Champlain, [New York]: Privately Printed at the Moorfield Press, 1931.

Price: $75.00

About the item

First edition, limited to 58 numbered copies. 8vo. Printed wrappers. A fine copy in near fine mailing envelope. The publisher's printed mailing evelope is lightly tanned at extremities and is opened at one edge, with printed statement of limitation, and numbered in ink [as issued].

Item #346035

Thomas Nye's 1837 account of his journey to marry Corrina Bowman of Duncklee's Grove, Illinois, describing his travels from Montreal to Chicago, through the Great Lakes, including mention of Cleveland, Detroit, Lake Michigan, Chicago, etc.