chronography of notable events in the history of northwest territory and wayne county (Google eBook)

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Page 346 - Surely goodness and mercy have followed me all the days of my life, and I shall dwell in the house of the Lord for ever.
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Page 108 - We have met the enemy and they are ours; two ships, two brigs, one schooner and one sloop.
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Page 108 - It has pleased the Almighty to give to the arms of the United States a signal victory over their enemies on this lake. The British squadron, consisting of two ships, two brigs, one schooner and one sloop, have this moment surrendered to the force under my command after a sharp conflict.
Page 57 - France was flying for the last time above the bark roofs and weatherbeaten palisades of the little fortified town. The rangers landed on the opposite bank, and pitched their tents upon a meadow, while two officers, with a small detachment, went across the river to take possession of the place. In obedience to their summons, the French garrison defiled upon the plain, and laid down their arms.

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