Excerpt from Firearms in American History: 1600 to 1800 The first settlers in the new country brought fire arms presumably such as had seen long service which may have been made in any part of Europe except Russia. During the next generation arms began to be made in America, by European immi grant armorers, after European models. T here after firearms were made in increasing numbers in the America...
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This is a paper back reprint of a book first published in 1910. The printers did the best they could but a lot of it is hard to read - due to the method used to reproduce the original - and forget about most of the illustrations being useful. I also...
and imported also in quanti ties, particularly from England and the Netherlands. When the wars with France were in progress Eng lish and French soldiers brought to America the military arms of their nations, and their officers brought the high-grade arms of celebrated European armorers. Firearms of America and of Europe are therefore intimately related in Colonial history.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.