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Page 268 - Goffstown, of which he was a member at the time of his death.
Page 82 - Father, listen! The Americans have not yet defeated us by land; neither are we sure that they have done so by water; we therefore wish to remain here and fight our enemy should they make their appearance. If they defeat us we will then retreat with our father.
Page 81 - ... into their places; the dead remained where they fell until after the action. At this juncture the fortune of the battle trembled on a point, and the enemy believed the day their own.
Page 82 - ... that we knew nothing about them, and that our father would attend to that part of the business. You also told your red children that you would take good care of your garrison here, which made our hearts glad. " Listen ! when we were last at the Rapids, it is true we gave you little assistance.
Page 82 - You always told us to remain here and take care of our lands ; it made our hearts glad to hear that was your wish. Our great father, the King, is the head, and you represent him. You always told us...
Page 82 - Niagara but little injured, the commander determined upon the bold and desperate expedient of breaking the enemy's line ; he accordingly bore up and passed the head of the two ships and brig, giving them a raking fire, from his starboard guns, and also a raking fire upon a large schooner and sloop, from his larboard quarter, at half pistol shot. Having gotten the whole squadron into action, he luffed up and laid his ship alongside of the British commodore.
Page 82 - Our ships have gone one way, and we are much astonished to see our father tying up every thing and preparing to run away the other, without letting his red children know what his intentions are.
Page 83 - Father, you have got the arms and ammunition which our great father sent for his red children. If you have an idea of going away, give them to us and you may go and welcome, for us. Our lives are in the hands of the Great Spirit. We are determined to defend our lands, and if it be His will, we wish to leave our bones upon them.
Page 324 - ... of those with whom he came in contact in the various relations of life.
Page 35 - Lawrence ; thence westerly to a fork of that branch of the great Miami river running into the Ohio, at or near which fork stood Loromie's store, and where commences the portage between the Miami of the Ohio and St. Mary's river, which is a branch of the Miami, which runs into Lake Erie ; thei ce a westerly course to Fort Recovery...