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" No colony in America was ever settled under such favorable auspices as that which has just commenced at Muskingum. "
History of Delaware County and Ohio - Page 69
1880 - 855 pages
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The memoir and writings of James Handasyd Perkins, Volume 2

James Handasyd Perkins - Ohio River Valley - 1851
...property, and strength will be its characteristics. I know many of the settlers personally, and there never were men better calculated to promote the welfare of such a community." f With the information which belonged to them was mingled a little of that pedantic love of ancient...
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Annals of the West: Embracing a Concise Account of Principal Events, which ...

James Handasyd Perkins, James R. Albach - Mississippi River Valley - 1852 - 818 pages
...property, and strength will be its characteristics. I know many of the settlers personally, and there never were men better calculated to promote the welfare...directors and agents was held on the banks of the Muskingnm, for the purpose of naming the new born city and its public squares.^ As yet the settlement...
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THE WRITINGS OF GEORGE WASHINGTON

JARED SPARKS - 1855
...property, and strength, will be its characteristics. I know many of the settlers personally, and there never were men better calculated to promote the welfare of such a community. If I was a young man, just preparing to begin the world, or if advanced in life, and had a family to...
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The pioneers of the West: or, Life in the woods

William Peter Strickland - Frontier and pioneer life - 1856 - 403 pages
...passed joyously away, nothing occurring to mar their happiness or damp their joys. On the second day of July, a meeting of the directors and agents was...on the banks of the Muskingum, for the purpose of giving a name to the city in the West. They had erected a fort on the site of an ancient fortification,...
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A NEW CHAPTER IN THE EARLY LIFE OF WASHINGTON, IN CONNECTION WITH THE ...

JOHN PICKELL - 1856
...property, and strength will be its characteristics. I know many of the settlers personally, and there never were men better calculated to promote the welfare of such a community. If I was a young man, just preparing to begin the world, or if advanced in life, and had a family to...
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Prairie and Rocky Mountain Adventures: Or, Life in the West

John C. Van Tramp - Mississippi River - 1858 - 640 pages
...property, and strength, will be its characteristics. I know many of the settlers personally, and there never were men better calculated to promote the welfare of such a community." With the information which belonged to them was mingled a little of that pedantic love of ancient learning...
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James' River Guide: Containing Descriptions of All the Cities, Towns, and ...

Uriah Pierson James - Rivers - 1860 - 128 pages
...of them had served in the severe toils of the revolution. General Washington said of them, " There never were men better calculated to promote the welfare...of such a community." On the 2d of July, a meeting was called on the bank of the Muskingum, and the name of Marietta given to the place, in honor of Maria...
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Red Men of the Ohio Valley: An Aboriginal History of the Period Commencing A ...

Jacob Richards Dodge - Indians of North America - 1860 - 423 pages
...property, and strength will be its characteristics. I know many of the settlers personally, and there never were men better calculated to promote the welfare of such a community." On the 2d of July, 1788, at a meeting of the directors for the purpose of naming the new city, hitherto called " the Muskingum,"...
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Our whole country

John Warner Barber, Henry Howe - United States - 1861
...property and strength will be its characteristics. I know many of the settlers personally, and there never were men better calculated to promote the welfare...for the purpose of naming the new-born city and its public squares. As the settlement had been merely "The Muskingum,' the name Marietta was now formally...
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HISTORY OF THE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH

Rev. E. H. Gillett - 1864
...property, and strength will be its characteristics. I know many of the settlers personally; and there never were men better calculated to promote the welfare of such a community." The progress of the settlements for the first year was rapid. The first explorers of the region had...
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