The Register of the Kentucky State Historical Society, Volume 2, Issue 4 (Google eBook)

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Kentucky State Historical Society, 1904 - Kentucky
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Page 108 - Synopsis of the history of Louisiana. from the founding of the colony to the end of the year 1791. By the Chevalier Guy Soniat...
Page 77 - They brought to America no submissive love for England; and their experience and their religion alike bade them meet oppression with prompt resistance. We shall find the first voice publicly raised in America to dissolve all connection with Great Britain came not from the Puritans of New England, or the Dutch of New York, or the planters of Virginia, but from Scotch-Irish Presbyterians.
Page 56 - None, without violence to the claims of honor and justice, can withhold applause from colonel Dixon and his North Carolina regiment of militia. Having their flank exposed by the flight of the other militia, they turned with disdain from the ignoble example; and.
Page 53 - I am sure you will believe me when I say that I was less foolish, less blameable than you might imagine.
Page 12 - GENEALOGY, pp. 68-9) : (North side) John Adair was born in Chester District, South Carolina, January 9th, 1757; died at White Hall, Mercer County, Kentucky, May 19th 1840, age 83 years. This monument is erected by the people of Kentucky, in pursuance of a resolution by the General Assembly, approved March the 5th, 1872, as a mark of their appreciation of his services as a Soldier and Statesman.
Page 55 - This determined resolution had the desired effect. His companions and himself during the remainder of the voyage were treated with kindness and respect.
Page 55 - the fortune of war has frequently placed British soldiers in my power, and they have never had cause to complain of my unkindness or want of hospitality. That which I have extended to others I have a right to demand for my companions and myself in similar circumstances. And now sir," he continued with much emphasis, "unless we are treated as gentlemen and officers I will raise a mutiny and take your ship.
Page 55 - Princeton,, Trenton, Monmouth, Brandywine and Germantown; in the last of which he commanded a battalion of light infantry, and received a severe wound after the almost entire loss of those under his command in killed and wounded.
Page 109 - Morton is concluded in the September number of the Register of the Kentucky State Historical Society.
Page 111 - Thou art gone, as a dew-drop is blown from the bough, —Oh ! for the world where thy home is now !— How may we love but in doubt and fear, How may we anchor our fond hearts here. How should even joy but a trembler be, Beautiful dust ! when we look on thee ! FH STANZAS.

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