History of Livingston Co., (Google eBook)

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Page 17 - States in the fourth article, it is now explicitly declared, that the meaning of that relinquishment is this : the Indian tribes who have a right to those lands, are quietly to enjoy them, hunting, planting, and dwelling thereon, so long as they please, without any molestation from the United States; but when those tribes, or any of them, shall be disposed to sell their lands, or any part of them, they are to be sold only to the United States...
Page 18 - The intermediate space between these swamps and lakes, which is probably near one-half of the country, is with a very few exceptions, a poor, barren, sandy land, on which scarcely any vegetation grows, except very small, scrubby oaks..
Page 16 - ... The post of Detroit, and all the land to the north, the west, and the south of it, of which the Indian title has been extinguished by gifts or grants to the French or English governments: and so much more land to be annexed to the district of Detroit, as shall be comprehended between the river Rosine on the south, lake St.
Page 17 - States, or any other white person or persons, shall presume to settle upon the lands now relinquished by the United States, such citizen or other person shall be out of the protection of the United States; and the Indian tribe, on whose land the settlement shall be made, may drive off the settler, or punish him in such manner as they shall think fit ; and because such settlements made without the consent of the United States, will be injurious to them as well as to the Indians, the United States...
Page 18 - The country on the Indian boundary line, from the mouth of the Great Auglaize river and running thence for about fifty miles, is (with some few exceptions) low, wet land, with a very thick growth of underbrush, intermixed with very bad marshes, but generally very heavily timbered with beech, cottonwood, oak, etc., thence continuing north and extending from the Indian boundary eastward, the number and extent of the swamps increase, with the addition of numbers of lakes, from twenty chains to two and...
Page 18 - Fox tribes into their friendship and protection, and the said tribes agree to consider themselves under the protection of the United States, and of no other power whatsoever.
Page 165 - LORD, I have loved the habitation of thy house, and the place where thine honour dwelleth.
Page 124 - Any person may become a member of this society by signing the constitution and paying...
Page 346 - Well knows the fair and friendly moon The band that Marion leads The glitter of their rifles, The scampering of their steeds.
Page 17 - ... without any molestation from the United States; but when those tribes, or any of them, shall be disposed to sell their lands, or any part of them, they are to be sold only to the United States; and until such sale, the United States will protect all the said Indian tribes in the quiet enjoyment of their lands against all citizens of the United States, and against all other white persons who intrude upon the same. And the said Indian tribes again acknowledge themselves to be under the protection...

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GEN-NYS-L Archives: Livingston Cty MI Gen Soc Pubs for Sale
Livingston Cty MI Gen Soc Pubs for Sale. Pam Rietsch (prietsch@ismi.net) Thu, 21 Nov 1996 16:45:24 -0500. Messages sorted by: [ date ][ thread ][ subject ...
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Samuel Gardner
"1880 History of Livingston County Michigan with illustrations and biographical sketches of its prominent men and pioneers," by Franklin Ellis, ...
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