The German Pioneer, Patriot, and Patron of Two Races
The great-great-grandson of Conrad Weiser authored this biography in 1876. It was then updated in 1899 and again with this new and improved edition. This edition includes a new foreword by historian John L. Moore, index, and bibliography. The improvements include a fresh edit and the addition of numerous maps and images. Included in this book are the following:
- Foreword by John L. Moore
- Preface by C. Z. Weiser
- Introduction to Second Edition by W. M. Zechman
- I. Conrad Weiser’s Remote Ancestry and Native Place.
- II. Conrad Weiser’s Parents—His Father and Mother.
- III. The Exodus of Conrad Weiser’s Father.
- IV. Conrad’s Father: Chief of the Colony at Livingston Manor.
- V. Conrad’s Father: Chief of the Colony at Schoharie.
- VI. Conrad Weiser’s Father: The Defender of the Rights and Liberties of his Countrymen at Schoharie.
- VII. Conrad’s Father Leads a Colony to Tulpehocken, Pennsylvania. His Return and Wandering. His Visit to Tulpehocken. His Death.
- VIII. John Conrad Weiser, Junior. His Name—Birth-Place—Baptism.
- IX. Conrad’s Arrival in America. His Stay with the Maqua Indians.
- X. Conrad Weiser and His Stepmother.
- XI. Conrad Weiser’s Brothers and Sisters. His Occupation. His Marriage. His Departure for Pennsylvania.
- XII. Conrad Weiser’s Advent in Pennsylvania. The Beginning of His Official History.
- XIII. Conrad Weiser, Provincial Interpreter. Justice of the Peace. 1732–1743.
- XIV. Ten More Years of Indian Intercourse. Missions and Duties. 1744–1754.
- XV. The French and Indian War. Conrad Weiser, Superintendent of the Indian Bureau. Colonel. His Death Officially Announced. 1754–1760.
- XVI. Conrad Weiser’s Failing Health. His Death. His Burial-Place.
- XVII. Conrad Weiser as a Religious Character.
- XVIII. Conrad Weiser’s Will. His Possessions. His Sons and Daughters. His Posterity.
- XIX. Summary and Conclusion
- Authentic Autobiography of Conrad Weiser
- Letter of Conrad Weiser to the Leaders at Ephrata, September 3, 1743
- Dedication Hymn
- The Story of Regina
- About the Author
by Clement Zwingli Weiser
Page Count: 142
Trim Size: 6 x 9
Publish Date: January 26, 2021
Imprint: Distelfink Press
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