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Page 214 - I sincerely hope Father may yet recover his health; but at all events tell him to remember to call upon and confide in our great, and good, and merciful Maker, who will not turn away from him in any extremity. He notes the fall of a sparrow, and numbers the hairs of our heads; and He will not forget the dying man who puts his trust in Him.
Page 28 - SW 3 M, E 3 M, SE 2 M, to a small Creek on which was a large Warriors Camp, that woud contain 70 or 80 Warriors, their Captain's Name or Title was the Crane, as I knew by his Picture or Arms painted on a Tree.
Page 27 - On the north side of the gap is a large •spring . . . this gap may be seen at a considerable distance, and there is no other ... At the foot of the hill on the north-west we came to the branch . . . that made a great deal of flat land. We kept down it two miles, . . . we came out on the bank where we found very good coal. I did not see any limestone beyond this ridge."7 It is easy to picture the scene that first night in Kentucky.
Page 126 - They tooke Gabriell and scowered his skin with water and ashes, and when they perceived his skin to be white they made very much of him and admire att his knife gunn and hatchett they tooke with him.
Page 106 - Victis," published April 7, 1917, and "War Has Its Compensation," published April 10, 1917 won the Pulitzer Prize that year "for the best editorial article written during the year, the test of excellence being clearness of style, moral purpose, sound reasoning and power to influence public opinion in the right direction.
Page 213 - The church, met and after prayer proceeded to busyness. "1st Inquired for fellowship. "2nd Invited members of sister churches to seats with us. "3rd Opened a dore for the Reception of Members. "4th Received Brother Thomas Linkhon by letter and "5th the case of Sister Elizabeth White coled for & refired and the Brother and the brothe that was to bare a letter to his aquited.
Page 34 - River barges became the recognized source of coal for Evansville,37 Indiana, and Henderson, Kentucky. The late thirties witnessed a notable increase in the interest in coal and iron developments of the State. David Trimble, speaking before the Kentucky legislature, under date of February 12, 1838,38 says : "No geological surveys have as yet been authorized by the State, and no scientific researches or investigations have been made by individuals. All that is known has been collected from men of business...
Page 120 - Thevenot,40 conforming to Marquette, located this Monsoupelea Indian village on his map of 1681, about one-third of the distance from the mouth of the Ohio to the mouth of the Arkansas on the east shore of the Mississippi River. He places it south of a range of hills and north of a small stream or creek. In supplying the location of the hills and the creek Thevenot has denned almost exactly the position of the Indian village which Marquette and Joliet visited in 1673.