1847. 6, 1846. BY... PASTOR. Marietta: Printed at the Intelligencer Office. 1847. 30pp, dbd, moderately foxed and light dustsoil, Good to Good+. Wickes begins at the beginning, with the founding of Marietta. "On the 7th of April 1788 the first detachment of the Ohio Company -- under the direction and conduct of General Rufus Putnam-- landed at Marietta from the Mayflower...This detachment was composed only of men, who were sent forward as pioneers to erect a stockade garrison, and make some preparation for the families which were soon to follow." He then provides a detailed history of the establishment of religious institutions there. FIRST EDITION. Thomson 1238. Not in Sabin, Eberstadt, Decker. (Inventory #: 9693)
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