Colonial Frontier Guns
by T.M. Hamilton
Part Number: BOOK-CFG
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This large format edition will be of special interest to trade gun enthusiasts. It shows 97 illustrations of early guns, Tulle hunting guns, plan drawings and detailed photo views of individual components. Museum quality firearms, archaeological remains of gun components and facsimile reproductions of original documents are used to explain the role of these guns on the early frontier. Soft bound 9 x 12" " format, with 176 pages.

The Table of Contents includes the following:
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • A Chronological Outline of the American Fur Trade
  • Supplies Shipped in 1701 to Fort Biloxy: translated by Roy T. Huntington
  • Guns on the Colonial Frontier
    • Dutch
    • French
    • English
  • A Trade Gun of the 1700's: by Lee Burke
  • An 18th Century Chief's Trade Fusil By Richard Wilson, London: by Walter O'Connor
  • Webber's Gun: by John W. Evans
  • Gunsmithing on the Colonial Frontier
  • Barrels, Balls, and Shot
  • The Gunflint in North America
  • The Geology of the Gun Spall: by K.O. Emery, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute
  • History of English Gunflints: by Seymor de Lotbiniere, Brandon, England
  • How English and French Gunflints were made: by Alfred Barnes, translated by Robert and Carol Breazeal Vernon
  • Appendices
  • Tables
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