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Collection Reference Number GLC07390
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1834 
Title Advertisement for A Narrative of the Captivity & Providential Escape of Mrs. Jane Lewis
Date 1834
Document Type Broadside
Content Description Illustrated publication advertisement for a recently published book about Lewis experience as a captive of Chief Black Hawk during the Black Hawk War. Published in the aftermath of the war after Black Hawk was taken as a captive on a tour for the United States. The advertisement refers to the tour. An unrelated poem is printed on verso: "The Factor's Garland, or The Turkish Lady." Date inferred from the publication year of Lewis' narrative.
Subjects Book Selling  Women's History  Prisoner of War  Prisoner  American Indian History  Military History  Poetry  
Place written Providence, Rhode Island
Theme Women in American History; Native Americans
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859