Sinners and Saints. Stories of Upstate New York.

Sherburne, New York: Fay Edward Faulkner Printing Company, 1973. Hardcover. 8.5" x 5.5". 160pp. Black cloth covered boards with gilt lettering on spine; in original ivory dust jacket with some edge wear, a price clip, and minor writing on front (the number 2 in red in the upper corneer) else a VG+ copy. Upstate New York has an abundance of history and folklore. The early days were wrought with great dangers, from Indians, devious men, and the uncertain weather, but also had its rewards in spite of many obsticales; the people had a great faith in themsleves and their land. This book tells of both the people and the times. Of good Indians and bad, of robber and preacher, the Chenango Valley, the Mohowk Valley, and Onondaga County. Included are stories of Muller Hill, Chautauqua, a buffalo tamer, unsuccessful body snatchers, a hanging, and a woman aeronaut. Item #7433

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