Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, 1966. First Edition. 272pp. Octavo [24 cm] Dark orange cloth with the title on the backstrip. Near fine/Near fine. Item #3404
Prior to this edition Prescott's recollections had not been published in their entirety. This edition incorporates supplementary material from a short autobiography that has been previously published. Philander Prescott (1801-1862) was a government interpreter of the Dakota language and was married to a Dakota woman and from 1839 to 1862, he operated a trading post along the St. Croix River, its location became the town of Prescott, Wisconsin, named for him.