Colonial Frontier Guns
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Manufacturer part number: 978-0-913150-61-0
A study of the early flint muskets in this country. The author examines the relics found at numerous archaeological sites as well as many surviving Dutch, French, and English trade guns. Three types of guns were found on the Colonial frontier: 1) military guns furnished to the troops stationed at forts and outposts; 2) guns of superior quality brought in by officers explorers, traders, gentlemen adventurers and as presents from the King to Native leaders; and 3) trade guns. A very detailed and well illustrated report. Includes a chronological outline of the colonial fur trade, an appendix and an index. 176pp.