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" Detroit. It is far from my inclination to join in a war of extermination ; but you must be aware that the numerous body of Indians who have attached themselves to my troops will be beyond my control the moment the contest commences. "
The Niagara River - Page 258
by Archer Butler Hulbert - 1908 - 319 pages
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The Historical Register of the United States, Volume 2

Thomas H. Palmer - United States - 1814
...authorises me to require of you the immediate surrender of fort Dt-troit. It is far from my intention to join in a war of extermination, but you must be...have attached themselves to my troops, will be beyond controul the moment the contest commences. You will find me 'disposed to enter into such conditions...
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An authentic history of the second war for independence ..., Volume 1

Samuel R. Brown - Naval battles - 1815 - 393 pages
...Uie opinion of Major Jessup that a battery could be erected at the from my inclination to join in.a war of extermination, but you must be aware, that...Indians who have attached themselves to my troops will bę beyund- my control the moment the contest cofflmeaces. You will find me disposed to enter mto such...
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Historical Sketches of the Late War, Between the United States and Great ...

John Lewis Thomson - United States - 1816 - 367 pages
...following summons : " Sir — The force " at my disposal authorises me to require of you the sur" render of fort Detroit. It is far from my inclination " to...attached themselves to my troops, will be beyond my ** controul, the moment the contest commences. You " will fmd me disposed to enter into such conditions...
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The Portico, Volume 3

1817
...British commander1 •Sir, the forces at my disposal authorise me to require of you the surrender of Detroit. It is far from my inclination to join in...attached themselves to my troops will be beyond my conlrol, the moment the contest commences. You will find me disposed to enter into such conditions...
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History of the late war, between the United States and Great Britain ...

Henry Marie Brackenridge - United States - 1818 - 348 pages
...which, after stating that the forces at his disposal warranted the demand, concluded in these words; "It is far from my inclination to join in a war of...commences. You will find me disposed to enter into auch conditions as will satisfy the most scrupulous sense of honour. Lieut, colonel M'Donald and major...
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Official Letters of the Military and Naval Officers of the United States ...

John Brannan - United States - 1823 - 510 pages
...the JV*. W. Army. SIR, HEAD QUARTERS, SANDWICH, August 15, 1812. The force at my disposal authorizes me to require of you the immediate surrender of fort...attached themselves to my troops, will be beyond my controul the moment the contest commences. You will find me disposed to enter into such conditions...
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The North American Review, Volume 24

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - North American review and miscellaneous journal - 1827
...and such was the menace in General Brock's demand of surrender to General Hull, wherein he says, ' You must be aware, that the numerous body of Indians,...beyond my control the moment the contest commences.' This example was also followed by Proctor in his summons to General Harrison, at Fort Meigs ; and at...
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The North American Review, Volume 24

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - American fiction - 1827
...and such was the menace in General Brock's demand of surrender to General Hull, wherein he says, ' You must be aware, that the numerous body of Indians,...beyond my control the moment the contest commences.' This example was also followed by Proctor in his summons to General Harrison, at Fort Meigs ; and at...
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Remarks on the policy and practice of the United States and Great Britain in ...

Lewis Cass - Indians of North America - 1827 - 78 pages
...and such was the menace in General Brock's demand of surrender to General Hull, wherein he says, ' You must be aware, that the numerous body of Indians,...beyond my control the moment the contest commences.' This example was also followed by Proctor in his summons to General Harrison, at Fort Meigs ; and at...
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A History of the United States of America: From the Discovery of the ...

Charles Augustus Goodrich - United States - 1833 - 540 pages
...concluded in these words : " It in iar from my inclination to join in a war of extermination-; eut you must be aware, that the numerous body of Indians,...beyond my control the moment the contest commences." To this summons, an answer was returned, that the fort would be defended to the last extremity. The...
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