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Butterfield, Consul Willshire 1824-1899

Works: 85 works in 367 publications in 1 language and 3,771 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Sources  Records and correspondence  Genealogy 
Roles: Author, Editor, Composer
Classifications: F482, 977
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Most widely held works by Consul Willshire Butterfield
History of the discovery of the Northwest by John Nicolet in 1634, with a sketch of his life by Consul Willshire Butterfield( Book )

31 editions published between 1881 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The History of the American West Collection is a unique project that provides opportunities for researchers and new readers to easily access and explore works which have previously only been available on library shelves. The Collection brings to life pre-1923 titles focusing on a wide range of topics and experiences in US Western history. From the initial westward migration, to exploration and development of the American West to daily life in the West and intimate pictures of the people who inhabited it, this collection offers American West enthusiasts a new glimpse at some forgotten treasures of American culture. Encompassing genres such as poetry, fiction, nonfiction, tourist guides, biographies and drama, this collection provides a new window to the legend and realities of the American West
History of the Girtys : being a concise account of the Girty brothers -- Thomas, Simon, James and George, and of their half-brother, John Turner -- also of the part taken by them in Lord Dunmore's war, in the western border war of the Revolution, and in the Indian war of 1790-95 : with a recital of the principal events in the West during these wars, drawn from authentic sources, largely original. by Consul Willshire Butterfield( Book )

35 editions published between 1890 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simon Girty Sr. immigrated from Ireland to Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, and about 1737 married Mary Newton. Thomas Girty (b.1739), Simon Girty (b.1741), James Girty (b.1743) and George Girty (b.1745) were their sons, and they had no daughters. Simon Girty Sr. and most others living near Chambers, Pennsylvania participated in the Indian trade and, when Indian tribes rebelled against such trade, the Lancaster County government warned all white settlers to withdraw. Simon Girty Sr. was among many who did not withdraw, and he died in an encounter with an Indian. John Turner married his widow Mary (Newton) Girty early in 1753, and they had a son, John Turner Jr. Descendants and relatives lived in Pennsylvania, Virginia, Ohio, Michigan and elsewhere. At various times, Simon and his brothers lived in Ontario, Canada
History of George Rogers Clark's conquest of the Illinois and the Wabash towns 1778 and 1779 by Consul Willshire Butterfield( Book )

22 editions published between 1904 and 2010 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of the city of Omaha, Nebraska by James W Savage( Book )

11 editions published between 1894 and 1999 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Washington-Crawford letters. Being the correspondence between George Washington and William Crawford, from 1767 to 1781, concerning western lands by George Washington( Book )

6 editions published in 1877 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A short biography of John Leeth, with an account of his life among the Indians by John Leeth( Book )

6 editions published in 1883 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published Cleveland, 1904. 1831 edition as told to ... his own relation ... Ewel Jeffries
History of Grant County, Wisconsin( Book )

7 editions published between 1881 and 1999 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An account of its settlement, growth, development and resources; an extensive and minute sketch of its cities, towns and villages, their improvements, industries, manufactories, churches, schools and societies; its war record, biographical sketches, portraits of prominent men and early settlers; the whole preceded by a history of Wisconsin, statistics of the state, and an abstract of its laws and constitution and of the constitution of the United States."
History of the University of Wisconsin, from its first organization to 1879; with biographical sketches of its chancellors, presidents, and professors by Consul Willshire Butterfield( Book )

6 editions published between 1879 and 2012 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biographical sketches of Lyman C. Draper by Reuben Gold Thwaites( Book )

2 editions published in 1887 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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History of George Rogers Clark's conquest of the Illinois and the Wabash towns 1778 and 1779
Alternative Names
Butterfield, C. W.

Butterfield, C. W. 1824-1899

Butterfield, C. W. (Consul Willshire), 1824-1899

Butterfield, CW

Willshire Butterfield, Consul 1824-1899

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Journal of Capt. Jonathan Heart on the march with his company from Connecticut to Fort Pitt, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, from the seventh of September, to the twelfth of October, 1785, inclusive : to which is added the Dickinson-Harmar correspondence of 1784-5 ; the whole illustrated with notes and preceded by a biographical sketch of Captain Heart by Consul Willshire Butterfield