Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society, Volume 23

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American Antiquarian Society., 1913 - United States
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Page 66 - killed many. I have fully glutted my vengeance. For my country I rejoice at the beams of peace. But do not harbor a thought that mine is the joy of fear. Logan never felt fear. He will not turn on his heel to save his life. Who is there to mourn for Logan? Not one.
Page 66 - you but for the injuries of one man, Col. Cresap, the last spring, in cold blood and unprovoked, murdered all the relations of Logan, not sparing even my women and children. There runs not a drop of my blood in the veins of any living creature. This called on me for revenge. I have sought it. I
Page 133 - fulfilling. And how ardently would I pray the supreme disposer of Events that the other and more consolatory part of the same promise" may now be also near its accomplishment—"But the meek shall inherit the Earth, and shall delight themselves in the abundance of Peace.
Page 105 - Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty three, all persons held as slaves within any State or designated part of a State the people whereof shall then be in rebellion against the United States shall be then, thenceforward and forever free.
Page 65 - speech" is as follows: "I appeal to any white man to say if he entered Logan's cabin hungry and he gave him not meat. If he ever came cold and naked and he clothed him not. During the course of the last long and bloody war,
Page 66 - love for the whites, that my countrymen pointed as they passed, and said, ' Logan is the friend of the white man. ' I had even thought to have lived among you but for the injuries of one man,
Page 69 - You ask me to plough the ground! Shall I take a knife and tear my mother's bosom? Then, when I die, she will not take me to her bosom to rest. You ask me to dig for stone! Shall I dig under her skin for her bones? Then, when I die, I cannot enter her body to be born
Page 65 - entered Logan's cabin hungry and he gave him not meat. If he ever came cold and naked and he clothed him not. During the course of the last long and bloody war,
Page 104 - the promise I made to myself and my God. I have got you together to hear what I have written down. I do not wish your advice about the main matter; for that I have determined for myself.
Page 102 - I determined, as soon as it should be driven out of Maryland to issue a proclamation of emancipation I said nothing to anyone, but I made the promise to myself and to my Maker.

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