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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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Marietta Centennial Number ...: June 1888

Marietta (Ohio) - 1888 - 251 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." " The best men in Connecticut and Massachusetts," writes Carrington to James Monroe, " a description...
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Historical collections of Ohio: an encyclopedia of the state ..., Volume 3

Henry Howe - History - 1891
...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 second of July a meeting of the directors and agents was held on the banks of the Muskingum, for the...
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An Introduction to the Local Constitutional History of the ..., Volumes 4-5

George Elliott Howard - Local government - 1889 - 526 pages
...juror.4 erty, 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 ": Washington's letter to Henderson: Sparks, IX, 385. 1 Chase, Statutes, I, 122-3 (1792). * Chase,...
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Report of the Commissioners of the National Centennial Celebration of the ...

Ohio. Commissioners of the Old Northwest Centennial Celebration, 1888, Ohio. Commissioners of the National Centennial Celebration of the Early Settlement of the "Territory Northwest of the River Ohio" and of the Establishment of Civil Government Therein - Marietta (Ohio) - 1889 - 292 pages
...propeity 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." Washington's motto was a very practical one, " Exitus acta probat" — "The event proves the deed."...
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Life and times of Ephraim Cutler: prepared from his journals and correspondence

Julia Perkins Cutler, Ephraim Cutler Dawes - Ohio - 1890 - 353 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." The early colonists of the Ohio Company met with reverses. They were visited with the small-pox, which...
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Historical Collections of Ohio: An Encyclopedia of the State ; History Both ...

Henry Howe - Ohio - 1891
...there never were men better calculated to promote the welfare of such a community.' " On the second of July a meeting of the directors and agents was...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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Historical collections of Ohio: an encyclopedia of the state ; history both ...

Henry Howe - History - 1891
...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 second of July a meeting of the directors and agents was held on the banks of the Muskingum, for the...
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The Writings of George Washington, Volume 11

George Washington - United States - 1891
...property, and strength, will be its characteristics. I know many of the settlers personally, and that 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 Writings of George Washington, Volume 11

George Washington - United States - 1891
...property, and strength, will be its characteristics. I know many of the settlers personally, and that 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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Ohio Archæological and Historical Quarterly, Volume 2

Ohio - 1888
...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 second of July, 1788, the village was publicly christened Marietta, after the unfortunate French Queen,...
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