History of Montgomery County, Together with Historic Notes on the Wabash Valley: Gleaned from Early Authors, Old Maps and Manuscripts, Private and Official Correspondence, and Other Authentic ... Sources

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H. H. Hill and N. Iddings, 1881 - Fountain County (Ind.) - 871 pages
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Comprehensive history of Montgomery County, Indiana. The book is in two sections. The first is a geographical and geological study of the area, including discovery and exploration, Indians tribes and relations with Indians. The second section is a history of each of the eleven townships in Montgomery County.
 

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Contents

I
7
III
12
IV
17
V
22
VI
25
VII
33
VIII
39
IX
50
XXVI
241
XXVIII
256
XXIX
263
XXX
3
XXXI
22
XXXII
25
XXXIII
38
XXXIV
96

X
59
XI
68
XII
83
XIII
92
XIV
101
XV
115
XVI
133
XVII
149
XVIII
166
XIX
176
XXI
191
XXII
204
XXIV
219
XXV
230
XXXV
103
XXXVI
106
XXXVII
108
XXXVIII
309
XXXIX
352
XL
396
XLI
421
XLII
433
XLIII
466
XLIV
552
XLV
575
XLVI
580
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Page 257 - ... that the boundaries of these three States shall be subject so far to be altered that if Congress shall hereafter find it expedient, they shall have authority to form one or two States in that part of the said territory which lies north of an east and west line drawn through the southerly bend or extreme of Lake Michigan.
Page 227 - Majesty in that part of the world shall be fixed irrevocably by a line drawn along the middle of the River Mississippi from its source to the River Iberville, and from thence by a line drawn along the middle of this river and the Lakes Maurepas and Pontchartrain to the sea...
Page 256 - The middle State shall be bounded by the said direct line, the Wabash from Post Vincents to the Ohio; by the Ohio, by a direct line drawn due north from the mouth of the Great Miami, to the said territorial line, and by the said territorial line.
Page 80 - In the name of the most high, mighty, invincible, and victorious prince, Louis the Great, by the grace of God king of France and Navarre, fourteenth of that name...
Page 88 - ... certain knowledge, full power and royal authority, we by these presents, signed by our hand, have appointed and do appoint the said Sieur Crozat...
Page 602 - The western state in the said territory shall be bounded by the Mississippi, the Ohio and Wabash rivers ; a direct line drawn from the Wabash and post Vincents due north to the territorial line between the United States and Canada, and by the said territorial line to the lake of the Woods and Mississippi.
Page 606 - 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 171 - But how came you to take upon you to sell land at all? We conquered you, we made women of you; you know you are women, and can no more sell land than women.
Page 43 - I thank thee, Blackgown, and thee, Frenchman," addressing M. Jollyet, "for taking so much pains to come and visit us ; never has the earth been so beautiful, nor the sun so bright, as to-day; never has our river been so calm, nor so free from rocks, which your canoes have removed as they passed; never has our tobacco had so fine a flavour, nor our corn appeared so beautiful as we behold it to-day.
Page 601 - ... and that the States so formed shall be distinct republican States, and admitted members of the Federal Union ; having the same rights of sovereignty, freedom and independence, as the other States.

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