CURSE OF THE FLEUR DE LIS: The Biography of Jacob Killman, Sr. U. E. Broken Ear (Ta-Honh-Ta-Riako)
Caledonia, ON: Killman Art Gallery Publishing, 1990. Blue boards, endpaper maps. pp 278. Illustrated. Fine copy. VG jacket has some sunning in margins. jacket. "This is the true story of a man who lived during the most turbulent years in the history of North America. The colourful saga of a soldier, lover & valiant founding father of the great province of Ontario." Chapters: Albany Bush - his life in British colonial New York; Catharine's Town - home of his Seneca lover; The Committee Men - the rebel committee of safety; The Secret Expedition - the Loyalist counter attack; Painted Tories - a Loyalist guerrilla army is born; The Castle Smasher - the death of the confederacy; Flaming Arrows - flame and sword, Loyalist retaliation; The Last Command - the defeat of the rebel Daniel Boone; The Land Ticket - banishment, the struggle at Niagara; and A Province is Born - the War of 1813 and the new British colony of Upper Canada prevails. Size: Octavo.