Annals of the West: embracing a concise account of principal events, which have occurred in the western states and territories, from the discovery of the Mississippi Valley to the year eighteen hundred and fifty (Google eBook)
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acres American State Papers Appendix appointed April army attack August bank battle of Tippecanoe boats Boone British Cahokia Captain chief claims Clair Clark Colonel command commenced Commissioners Company Congress council Creek Delawares Detroit enemy expedition fire France French frontier garrison Governor horses hostile hundred Illinois Illinois river Indians inhabitants Iroquois Journal July June Kaskaskia Kentucky Kickapoos killed Lake Lake Erie Lake Michigan lands Legislature letter Logstown Louis Louisiana March ment Miami miles militia Mississippi Missouri mouth nations North-western Territory October officers Ohio Ohio Company Orleans party passed peace persons Piankeshaws Pittsburgh possession Pottawatomies Prairie Prairie du Chien prisoners reached river Salle Sandusky savages sent September session settlements settlers Shawanese Simon Girty Spain taken territory tion took town trade treaty tribes troops United village Vincennes Virginia Wabash warriors Washington Wayne West western Wilkinson wounded Wyandots
Page 522 - The legislatures of those districts, or new States, shall never interfere with the primary disposal of the soil by the United States in Congress assembled, nor with any regulations Congress may find necessary for securing the title in such soil to the bonafide purchasers.
Page 317 - ... establish those principles as the basis of all laws, constitutions, and governments, which forever hereafter shall be formed in the said territory; to provide also for the establishment of States, and permanent government therein, and for their admission to a share in the federal councils on an equal footing with the original States, at as early periods as may be consistent with the general interest...
Page 279 - It is agreed, that the Congress shall earnestly recommend it to the legislatures of the respective states, to provide for the restitution of all estates, rights, and properties, which have been confiscated, belonging to real British subjects...
Page 774 - It shall be their duty, as soon as may be, to pass such laws as may be necessary, First. To prevent free negroes and mulattoes from coming to and settling in this state under any pretext whatsoever ; and, Second.
Page 516 - The western state in the said territory shall be bounded by the Mississippi, the Ohio and Wabash rivers ; a direct line drawn from the Wabash and post Vincents due north to the territorial line between the United States and Canada, and by the said territorial line to the lake of the Woods and Mississippi.
Page 508 - That to this compact each State acceded as a State, and is an integral party, its co-States forming as to itself, the other party: That the Government created by this compact was not made the exclusive or final judge of the extent of the powers delegated to itself; since that would have made its discretion, and not the Constitution, the measure of its powers...
Page 495 - His Majesty will withdraw all his troops and garrisons from all posts and places within the boundary lines assigned by the treaty of peace to the United States.
Page 770 - That in all that territory ceded by France to the United States, under the name of Louisiana, which lies north of thirtysix degrees and thirty minutes north latitude, not included within the limits of the State contemplated by this act, slavery and involuntary servitude, otherwise than in the punishment of crimes whereof the parties shall have been duly convicted, shall be and is hereby forever prohibited.
Page 435 - I soon discovered, from the weight of the fire and extent of their lines, that the enemy were in full force in front, in possession of their favorite ground, and endeavoring to turn our left flank. I therefore gave orders for the second line to advance to support the first, and directed Major General Scott to gain and turn the right flank of the savages, with the whole of the mounted volunteers, by a circuitous route.