The Indians giving a talk to Colonel Bouquet in a conference at a council fire...
12017-10-07T12:20:03-07:00Will Fenton82bf9011a953584cd702d069a30cbdb6ef90650a72003(annotation)plain2019-06-14T18:17:19-07:00Will Fenton82bf9011a953584cd702d069a30cbdb6ef90650aThe Indians giving a Talk to Colonel Bouquet in a Conference at a Council fire, near his Camp on the Banks of the Muskingum in North America in Octr. 1764.
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12019-06-14T18:07:05-07:00Will Fenton82bf9011a953584cd702d069a30cbdb6ef90650aThe Indians Giving a Talk to Colonel Bouquet (1766)1The Indians giving a talk to Colonel Bouquet in a conference at a council fire.2019-06-14T18:07:05-07:00London, reprinted for T. Jefferies, geographer to his Majesty, at Charing Cross., M DCC LXVI. West, Benjamin, 1730-1813.Library Company of Philadelphia, *Am 1766 Smith 17360.Q (McNeil).Contained in "An historical account of the expedition against the Ohio Indians, in the year MDCCLXIV. : Under the command of Henry Bouquet, Esq. colonel of foot, and now brigadier general in America. Including his transactions with the Indians, relative to the delivery of their prisoners, and the preliminaries of peace. With an introductory account of the preceding campaign, and battle at Bushy-Run. To which are annexed military papers, containing reflections on the war with the savages; a method of forming frontier settlements; some account of the Indian country; with a list of nations, fighting men, towns, distances, and different routs. The whole illustrated with a map and copper-plates. / Published, from authentic documents, by a lover of his country" (p.14). "An Historical Account" is attributed to William Smith; sometimes also attributed to Thomas Hutchins. Two plates signed: B. West invt. Grignioni sculp. Reference: ESTC T138304; Howes, W. U.S.iana (2nd ed.), S693; Sabin 84617; and Lib. Company. Annual report, 1963, p. 33-35. "The Indians Giving a Talk" is attributed to Benjamin West. The Colonel sits at left on a stool inside a hut, three of his men and a scribe taking notes beside him, while the chief addresses them, standing over the fire with his right arm raised, holding a wampum belt in his left hand; the council listen attentively at right, one member in the right foreground smoking a pipe.Engraving.11Will Fenton82bf9011a953584cd702d069a30cbdb6ef90650a
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