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    Two Accounts of Life Among the Indians including: Rev. J. J. Methvin. In the Limelight, or a History of Anadarko [Caddo County] and Vicinity from the Earliest Days. Oklahoma City: Walker Wilson Tyler Co., n.d. Signed twice by the author; once on back fly leaf and on tipped-in pamphlet at the front reading: "with compliments of the author/ JJ Methvin/1846." First edition. 12mo, 137 pages. Illustrated. Publisher's original green cloth binding. Some wear on binding, but near fine condition. "Has much on cattle stealing." (Six-Guns) [and:] Rev. J. J. Methvin. Andele, Or the Mexican-Kiowa Captive: A Story of Real Life Among the Indians. Louisville: Pentecostal Herald Press, 1899. First edition. 12mo. 184 pages. Illustrated. Publisher's original binding in green cloth. Title stamped on front board and spine in black. Rubbing on bindings and some toning of the paper, but near very good condition.
    References: Adams, Herd 1481. Adams, Six-Guns 1480. Graff 2764. Howes M562. Rader 2388, 2389.


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    John Jasper Methvin (1846-1941) had served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. After leaving the army, he studied law and was accepted to the bar, but shortly thereafter received his calling and changed his career to preaching. He became a Methodist minister in 1870 and he, along with his wife, relocated to the Indian Territory where he became a missionary among the Kiowa, Comanche, and Apache.



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