"Sketches of Western Adventure: Comprising a Biographical Narrative of the Life of Jacob Upp" manuscript
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An accompanied affidavit certifies the item as an exact and true copy of the original book, signed "Lula Fisher" on May 10, 1935.
- Upp, John, 1781- (Person)
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The following spring, in 1793, John was 12 years old. Together with Peter Sprinkle, George Sprinkle and Isaac Knight, they crossed the Ohio River, near Henderson. Peter Sprinkle and John's little brother was killed by Indians. George, Isaac and John were taken prisoner. They traveled to Fort Wayne, Indiana where negotiations resulted in his freedom. John was reunited with relatives in Vincennes, Indiana.
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