What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
Historic Sullivan: A History of Sullivan County, Tennessee with Brief ...
No preview available - 2013
Historic Sullivan; a History of Sullivan County, Tennessee, with Brief ...
No preview available - 2013
afterwards Anderson Andrew Anthony Bledsoe appointed army arrived battle became began Blevins Blountville boat Bristol British called camp Campbell Capt CHAPTER Cherokees Chisholm church command commissioners court house Creek David death dollars Donelson Dulaney East Tennessee elected erected Evan Shelby fire Gammon George Hawkins county Henry Holston river horse hundred hunter Indians Isaac Shelby Jacob James Robertson Jefferson John Rhea John Sevier John Tipton Jonesboro Joseph Kentucky killed King King's Mountain Kingsport Knoxville land legislature letter lived Long Island married McClellan miles minister never night North Carolina party President Private reached Reedy creek returned Rhea road Rutledge sent settlement Shelby's side slaves Smith Snapp soldiers South street Sullivan County Thomas thousand tion Tipton took town treaty Virginia Washington Washington county wife William Blount William Cocke wounded young
Page 292 - And David sent forth a third part of the people under the hand of Joab, and a third part under the hand of Abishai the son of Zeruiah, Joab's brother, and a third part under the hand of Ittai the Gittite. And the king said unto the people, I will surely go forth with you myself also.
Page 45 - I appeal to any white man to say, if ever he entered Logan's cabin hungry, and he gave him not meat; if ever he came cold and naked, and he clothed him not. During the course of the last long and bloody war Logan remained idle in his cabin, an advocate for peace. Such was my love for the whites, that my countrymen pointed as they passed, and said, 'Logan is the friend of white men.
Page 203 - Be it resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the thanks of...
Page 45 - 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 have killed many: I have fully glutted my vengeance: for my country I rejoice at the beams of peace. But do not...
Page 45 - This called on me for revenge. I have sought it : I have killed many : I have fully glutted my vengeance. For my country, I rejoice at the beams of peace : but do not harbour a thought that mine is the joy of fear.
Page 78 - Indian village, which was inhabited, on the south side of the river: they invited us to 'come ashore,' called us brothers, and showed other signs of friendship, insomuch that Mr. John Caffrey and my son, then on board, took a canoe which I had in tow, and were crossing over to them, the rest of the fleet having landed on the opposite shore. After they had gone some distance, a half-breed, who called himself Archy Coody, with several other Indians, jumped into a canoe, met them, and advised them to...
Page 123 - This sort of talk will be throwing all the blame off me upon the late President, and as he is now out of office, it will be of no consequence how much the Indians blame him.
Page 81 - ... our place of destination. The scene is rendered still more melancholy, as several boats will not attempt to ascend the rapid current. Some intend to descend the Mississippi to Natchez; others are bound for the Illinois — among the rest my son-in-law and daughter. We now part, perhaps to meet no more, for I am determined to pursue my course, happen what will.
Page 203 - William Henry Harrison, and Isaac Shelby, late Governor of Kentucky, and through them to the officers and men under their command, for their...
Page 82 - ... Col. Richard Henderson, who was running the line between Virginia and North Carolina. At this meeting we were much rejoiced. He gave us every information we wished, and, further informed us that he had purchased a quantity of corn in Kentucky, to be shipped at the Falls of Ohio, for the use of the Cumberland settlement. We are now without bread and are compelled to hunt the buffalo to preserve life.