FRESHWATER PASSAGES, The Trade & Travels of Peter Pond
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by David Chapin. Hardbound, 367 pages, 6-1/2" x 9-1/2". Peter Pond (1740-1807) spent much of his life trading and trapping aroung the Great Lakes, Mississippi & Minnesota Rivers and in the canadian North West. His travels and basic map making skills made him an important contributor to the early knowledge of this territory. In this meticulous biography Pond's life is presented as part of a generation of traders who came of age between the Seven Year's War and the American Revolution.