Packard, Jasper History of La Porte County, Indiana, and Its Townships, Towns and Cities.
La Porte, IN S. E. Taylor & Company, Steam Printers 1876 First Edition Marbled Covered Boards. Very Good Duodecimo Hand-Colored Map
An important history of this county by its U. S. Congressman, Jasper Packard. A major portion of it, pages 289-399 are its Military Record, as composed by Brig. Gen. Jasper Packard. Its military record includes The Black Hawk War, and the Civil War (with pages and pages of unit rosters). With many excellent advertisements, from photographers to the Electropathic and Hygienic Institute, and for the "La Porte Clipper" corn plow and cultivator. 467pp., rebacked with new quarter leather spine and title label, inked name on endpaper. Rare. 005877