H[oratio] B. Cushman. History of the Choctaw, Chickasaw and Natchez Indians. Greenville [Texas]: Headlight Printing House, 1899. First edition. 8vo, 607 pages. Portrait of the author as frontispiece. Blind stamped brown cloth over boards with title gilt stamped to front board and spine. Floral printed endpapers. Moderate rubbing on the front board; heavier on the rear. Slight chipping at the head of the spine. Printed on cheap paper which has browned, but the text is bright; pages are tight. Minor bump to the fore edge of pages. In a clear dust jacket. Else a near fine copy.
    Reference: Howes C976. Gilcrease-Hargrett, p. 140.

    More Information: Cushman was the son of missionaries. "Of particular usefulness on the Choctaw Indians, among whom the author lived, in Mississippi and the Indian Territory, from 1820 to 1890." (Howes) "An indispensable source volume." (Gilcrease-Hargrett)

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