A Historical Sketch of Johnson County, Indiana (Google eBook)

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J.H. Beers & Company, 1881 - Johnson County (Ind.) - 168 pages
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Page 50 - Wantoned as in her prime, and played at will Her virgin fancies, pouring forth more sweet, Wild above rule or art, enormous bliss.
Page 16 - The prints of my ancestors' houses are everywhere to be seen in this portion. I was a little astonished at hearing you and my brothers who are now present telling each other what business you had transacted together at Muskingum concerning this country.
Page 27 - ... shall make such allowance as they shall deem just and reasonable, to be paid out of the county treasury, on the order of the county auditor.
Page 1 - THIS is the place. Stand still, my steed, Let me review the scene, And summon from the shadowy Past The forms that once have been.
Page 16 - You have pointed out to us the boundary line between the Indians and the United States ; but I now take the liberty to inform you that that line cuts off from the Indians a large portion of country which has been enjoyed by my forefathers, time immemorial, without molestation or dispute. The prints of my ancestor's houses are everywhere to be seen in this portion.
Page 27 - Section 1. Be It enacted by the general assembly of Alabama, that...
Page 27 - Bartholomew, be and they are hereby appointed commissioners for the purpose of fixing the permanent seat of justice for said county, agreeably to the provisions of an act entitled, "An act for fixing of seats of justice in all new counties to be laid off.
Page 28 - LaPorte shall receive ten per centum out of the proceeds thereof, and pay the same over to such person or persons as may be appointed by law to receive the same, for the use of a county library.
Page 128 - ... ground being hilly, we could not catch them, as they were on a high hill, and we were in a deep hollow, except the spies. Had it not been for my orders being disobeyed, I would certainly have killed them all at their camp the ensuing night. In their way out, they passed the Saline or Salt creek, and there took an old trail leading direct to the Delaware towns; and it is my opinion, that while the government is supporting one part of that tribe, the other part is murdering our citizens.
Page 27 - County, be and they are hereby appointed commissioners for the purpose of fixing the permanent seat of justice of the said county of Wabash, agreeably to the provisions of 'an act to establish the seats of justice in the new counties,

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