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Building upon the research for his novel, Blacksnake’s Path, author, William Heath , has written the first biography of William Wells, definitely a man-in-the middle on the early Ohio frontier.  After being captured by the Miami Indians he was raised in their culture and eventually became the husband of Little Turtle’s daughter, Sweet Breeze.  But by 1792 he had switched sides and became an invaluable resource for General Anthony Wayne both as a scout and then interpreter at the treaty negotiations between the Native tribes and the American government.  Well’s life is one of many complications between the two cultures. This book contains notes, a bibliography, and is indexed.  It is softbound and measures about 6” by 9” and contains 500 pages.

William Wells and the Struggle for the Old Northwest

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