History of Knox County, Illinois: Its Cities, Towns and People, Volume 1 (Google eBook)

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S.J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1912 - Knox County (Ill.)
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Page 49 - He has done nothing for which an Indian ought to be ashamed. He has fought for his countrymen, the squaws and papooses, against white men who came, year after year, to cheat them and take away their lands. You know the cause of our making war. It is known to all white men. They ought to be ashamed of it.
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History of Knox County, Illinois. Chicago, IL: Blakely, Brown and Marsh Printers, 1878. 718 pp. History of Knox County, Illinois. Perry, Albert James. ...
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Galesburg Township History
(Extracted from the History of Knox County, Illinois by Albert Perry, Vol. I, pgs 450-451, submitted by Janine Crandell). James Roe was the first settler, ...
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History of Knox County, Illinois. Chicago, IL: sj Clarke Publishing Company, 1912. 2 Volumes. 1154 pp. 977.3 KNOX3* 977.3 KNOX3 1967 ...
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History of Knox County, Illinois. Albert J. Perry (1912). #0645 Book 880 p. $204.95. #0646 Book 1154 p. $274.95. #4628 CD $59.95. La Salle ...
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