History of Wayne County, Indiana, from Its First Settlement to the Present Time: With Numerous Biographical and Family Sketches (Google eBook)

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R. Clarke & Company, Print, 1872 - Wayne County (Ind.) - 459 pages
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Contents

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III
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IV
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V
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Page 97 - Resolved. That petitions for the abolition of slavery in the District of Columbia and the Territories of the United States...
Page 26 - Wabash river ; and thence by a due north line until the same shall intersect an east and west line, drawn through a point ten miles north of the southern extreme of Lake Michigan...
Page 28 - Thus time passed on until the spring of 1806, when myself and four others, rather accidentally, took a section line some eight or ten miles north of Dayton, and traced it a distance of more than thirty miles, through an unbroken forest, to where I am now writing.
Page 26 - Indiana is bounded on the East by the meridian line which forms the western boundary of the State of Ohio ; on the South by the Ohio river, from the mouth of the Great Miami river to the mouth of the Wabash river...
Page 18 - First, It will be a service unto the Church of great consequence, to carry the Gospel into those parts of the world...
Page 66 - We were nearly all new beginners at that time, and although we had to work almost day and night, we were not discouraged... There were many serious trials in the beginning of this country with those who settled amid the heavy timber, having nothing to depend on for a living but their own industry...
Page 26 - Vincennes would last touch the north-western shore Ľof the said river; and from thence by a due north line, until the' same shall intersect an east and west line, drawn through a point ten miles north of the southern extreme...
Page 67 - ... and many others too tedious to mention. It was not fashionable at that time to be weakly. We could take our spinning-wheels and walk two miles to a spinning frolic, do our day's work, and, after a first-rate supper, join in some innocent amusement for the evening. We did not take...
Page 58 - ... all thrifty houses, as the Bible or the back-log. It was covered with a board, and formed a cosy seat in the wide-mouthed fireplace, especially of a chill evening. When the night had waned, and the family had retired, it frequently became the anxious seat of the lover, who was permitted to carry on his courtship, the object of his addresses sitting demurely in the opposite corner.

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