History of Athens County, Ohio: And, Incidentally, of the Ohio Land Company and the First Settlement of the State at Marietta, with Personal and Biographical Sketches of the Early Settlers, Narratives of Pioneer Adventures, Etc, Volume 1 (Google eBook)

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Robert Clarke & Company, 1869 - Athens County (Ohio) - 600 pages
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Page 12 - I appeal to any white man to say, if ever he entered Logan's cabin hungry, and he gave him not meat; if ever he came cold and naked, and he clothed him not. During the course of the last long and bloody war, Logan remained idle in his cabin, an advocate for peace. Such was my love for the whites, that my countrymen pointed as they passed, and said, 'Logan is the friend of white men.
Page 311 - Esq: Colonel of Foot, and now brigadier general in America. Including his transactions with the Indians, relative to the delivery of their prisoners, and the preliminaries of peace. With an introductory account of the preceding campaign, and battle at Bushy-Run.
Page 16 - Resolved: That we will bear the most faithful allegiance to His Majesty, King George the Third, whilst His Majesty delights to reign over a brave and free people...
Page 86 - No colony in America was ever settled under such favorable auspices as that which has just commenced at Muskingum.
Page 91 - And for extending the fundamental principles of civil and religious liberty, which form the basis whereon these republics, their laws, and constitutions, are erected; to fix and establish those principles as the basis of all laws, constitutions, and governments, which forever hereafter shall be formed in the said territory...
Page 55 - Delivered my petition for purchasing lands for the Ohio Company, and proposed terms and conditions of purchase. A committee was appointed to agree on terms of negotiation, and report to Congress.
Page 311 - BUSHY-RUN. To which are annexed MILITARY PAPERS, CONTAINING Reflections on the War with the Savages; a Method of forming Frontier Settlements; some Account of the INDIAN Country; with a List of Nations, Fighting Men, Towns, Distances, and different Routs. The whole illustrated with a MAP and COPPER-PLATES. Published, from authentic Documents, by a Lover of his Country.
Page 57 - The amendments I proposed have all been made, except one, and that is better qualified.
Page 229 - The breezy call of incense-breathing morn, The swallow twittering from the straw-built shed, The cock's shrill clarion, or the echoing horn2, No more shall rouse them from their lowly bed.
Page 47 - February next, and that each county meeting then assembled choose a delegate or delegates to meet at the Bunch of Grapes Tavern, in Boston, on Wednesday the first day of March next, at 10 o'clock AM, then and there to consider and determine...

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