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Books on John and Isaac Slover

John Slover and his son Isaac were both unusual people. In my research I have been told that John or Isaac Slover are mentioned in the following books. Some of them I have verified and some I may never be able to find (23 October 2003).

Books I have found

Books on John Slover
Indian Atrocities, Narrative of the Perils & Sufferings of Dr. Knight & John Slover among the Indians during the Revolutionary War by Hugh Brakenridge Pub. 1782
Captured by the Indians
15 Firsthand accounts1750 - 1870
Edited by Frederick Drimmer
Dover Publications, Inc, New York
Pages 130 - 141

Found at Real County Public Library
Leaky, TX
Books on John Slover & Isaac Slover
Encyclopedia of Frontier biography, Vol. II - P-Z
Books on Isaac Slover
This Reckless Breed of Man - Robert Blass Cleland
Old Spanish Trail - Leroy & Ann W. Hafen
Trappers of the Far West - David J. Weber
History of San Bernardino and Riverside Co. II 681 pp 104-105 117-118 John Brown and John Boyd

Still Looking For

  • Journey of Jacob Fowler or Glen Fowler Exposition (Expedition?) 1821
  • Fur Traders of Taos, New Mexico
  • A Spirited resistance - North American Indian Struggle for Unity 1754 - 1815 - Gregory Evans Dowd- John Hopkins Univ. Press
  • James Patties West - Richard Batman Narrative of James O. Pattie - 1820 - 1830 Personal journal of 1827 Gila River
  • Epic journey through American West - Harcoat Brace
  • The Strangers - Santa Fe Stagecoach Press 1967
  • The first Overland trip to California - Harpers new monthly magazine J. T. Headly
  • Early Western Travels 1905 George Yount Denver, Old West Publishing Company
  • Sketch of some of the earliest pioneers of Los Angeles - Bancroft
  • Brief and true report of the found land of Virginia - Thomas Harriet
  • Exploration of the Colorado river and its canyons - J. W. Powell - 1864
  • Pioneers days of the Southwest 1850-79