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" I thank thee, Blackgown, and thee, Frenchman," addressing M. Jollyet, "for taking so much pains to come and visit us ; never has the earth been so beautiful, nor the sun so bright, as to-day; never has our river been so calm, nor so free from rocks, which... "
History of Montgomery County, Together with Historic Notes on the Wabash ... - Page 47
by Hiram Williams Beckwith, P. S. Kennedy - 1881 - 871 pages
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DISCOVERY OF THE EXPLORATION OF THE MISSISSIPPI VALLEY

JOHN GILMARY SHEA - 1853
...his hand on the head of a little slave, whom he was about to give us, spoke thus : " I thank theç, Blackgown, and thee, Frenchman," addressing M. Jollyet,...much pains to come and visit us; never has the earth been,so beautiful, nor the sun so bright, as to-day ; never has our river been so calm, nor so free...
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The Metropolitan: A Monthly Magazine, Devoted to Religion ..., Volume 1

Martin Joseph Kerney - 1853
...message — peace and salvation. The sachem rose, and thanked them for their visit. " Never (said he) has the earth been so beautiful, nor the sun so bright, as today ; never has our river been so calm or so free from rocks, which your canoes have removed as they passed ; never has our tobacco had so...
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The History of Tennessee: From Its Earliest Settlement to the Present Time

William Henry Carpenter - Tennessee - 1857 - 280 pages
...the voyageurs for having visited them. "Never," 8aid he, " has the earth been more beautiful, nor 5* the sun so bright as to-day ; never has our river...they passed ; never has our tobacco had so fine a flavour, nor our corn appeared so beautiful." He closed by presenting Marquette with a youthful slave...
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The History of Tennessee, from Its Earliest Settlement to the Present Time

William Henry Carpenter - Tennessee - 1868 - 284 pages
...voyageura for having visited them. "Never," •aid he, " has the earth been more beautiful, nor 5* the sun so bright as to-day ; never has our river...they passed ; never has our tobacco had so fine a flavour, nor our corn appeared so beautiful." He closed by presenting Marquette with a youthful slave...
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The history of Illinois: from its earliest settlement to the present time

William Henry Carpenter, Timothy Shay Arthur - History - 1869 - 255 pages
...arose, and spoke thus : — " I thank thee, black gown, and thee Frenchman," addressing M. Jolliet, "for taking so much pains to come and visit us ; never...they passed ; never has our tobacco had so fine a flavour, nor our corn appeared so beautiful as we behold it to-day. Here is my son that I give thee,...
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GENERAL HISTORY OF THE STATE OF MICHIGAN

1873
...Illinois arose, and spoke thus: "I thank thee, black gown, and thee, Frenchman," addressing M. Joliet, " for taking so much pains to come and visit us. Never...have removed as they passed; never has our tobacco under the instructions of the Rev. Timothy Stowe, pastor of the Presbyterian church of that village,...
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General History of the State of Michigan: With Biographical Sketches ...

Michigan - 1874 - 735 pages
...Illinois arose, and spoke thus : " I thank thee, black gown, and thcc, Frenchman," addressing M. Joliet, " for taking so much pains to come and visit us. Never...have removed as they passed ; never has our tobacco under tho instructions of the Rev. Timothy Stowe, pastor of the Presbyterian church of that village,...
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General History of the State of Michigan: With Biographical Sketches ...

Michigan - 1874 - 735 pages
...Illinois arose, and spoke thus: "I thank thec, black gown, and thee, Frenchman," addressing M. Joliet, " for taking so much pains to come and visit us. Never...have removed as they passed ; never has our tobacco under tho instructions of the Rev. Timothy Stowe, pastor of the Presbyterian church of that village,...
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The History of Polk County, Iowa: Containing a History of the County, Its ...

Polk County (Iowa) - 1880 - 1037 pages
...chiefs addressed them as follows: "I thank the Black Gown Chief (Marquette) and the Frenchman (Joliet) for taking so much pains to come and visit us; never...earth been so beautiful, nor the sun so bright as now; never has the river been so calm, nor so free from rocks, whit*h your canoes have removed as they...
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The History of Boone County, Iowa: Containing ... Biographical Sketches ...

Boone County (Iowa) - 1880 - 680 pages
...chiefs addressed them as follows: "I thank the Black Gown Chief (Marquette) and the Frenchman (Joliet) for taking so much pains to come and visit us; never...earth been so Beautiful, nor the sun so bright as now; never has the river been so calm, nor 80 free from rocks, whiuh your canoes have removed as they...
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