A History of Jackson County, Ohio (Google eBook)

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Page 113 - Moreover thou shalt provide out of all the people able men, such as fear God, men of truth, hating covetousness; and place such over them, to be rulers of thousands, and rulers of hundreds, rulers of fifties, and rulers of tens...
Page 151 - President of the United States of America, have caused these Letters to be made Patent, and the Seal of the General Land Office to be hereunto affixed.
Page 37 - ... firmer hold, and so he went on, as if he had been plucking a turkey, until he had all the hair clean out of my head, except a small spot about three or four inches square on my crown. This they cut off with a pair scissors, excepting three locks, which they dressed up in their own mode.
Page 21 - Unto Adam also and to his wife did the Lord God make coats of skins, and clothed them.
Page 77 - Wyoming with sureties to be approved by the governor in the sum of two thousand dollars. conditioned for the faithful performance of the duties of his office.
Page 39 - Caughnewago nation, and initiated into a warlike tribe; you are adopted into a great family, and now received with great seriousness and solemnity in the room and place of a great man. After what has passed this day, you are now one of us by an old strong law and custom. My son, you have now nothing to fear ; we are now under the same obligations to love, support, and defend you, that we are to love and...
Page 39 - My son, you are now flesh of our flesh, and bone of our bone. By the ceremony which was performed this day, every drop of white blood was washed out of your veins ; you are taken into the...
Page 75 - Provided: the said legislature shall never sell nor lease the same for a longer period than ten years.
Page 38 - No hurt you"; on this, I gave myself up to their ladyships, who were as good as their word, for though they plunged me under water and washed and rubbed me severely, yet I could not say they hurt me much. These young women then led me up to the council house, where some of the tribe were ready with new clothes for me. They gave me a new, ruffled shirt, which I put on, also a pair of...
Page 12 - ... to a walking mass of mud and mortar; he stands in the pool until inclination induces him to step out, and give place to the next in command, who stands...

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