Narrative and Critical History of America: The United States of North America. 1888

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Justin Winsor
Houghton, Mifflin, 1887 - America
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Page 714 - 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 367 - THESE are the times that try men's souls. The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of their country; but he that stands it now, deserves the love and thanks of man and woman.
Page 714 - 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 689 - Company; as also all the lands and territories lying to the westward of the sources of the rivers which fall into the sea from the west and northwest...
Page 624 - The unnatural rebellion now raging there, calls for every effort to suppress it ; and the intelligence his Majesty has received of the rebels having excited the Indians to take a part, and of their having actually engaged a body of them in arms to support their rebellion, justifies the resolution his Majesty has taken of requiring the assistance of his faithful adherents, the Six Nations.
Page 393 - The unfortunate soldiers were in want of everything. They had neither coats, hats, shirts, nor shoes : their feet and legs froze till they became black, and it was often necessary to amputate them.
Page 375 - ... service of the militia, who come in, you cannot tell how, go, you cannot tell when, and act, you cannot tell where, consume your provisions, exhaust your stores, and leave you at last at a critical moment...
Page 376 - For Heaven's sake, keep this to yourself, as the discovery of it may prove fatal to us; our numbers, sorry am I to say, being less than I had any conception of; but necessity, dire necessity, will, nay must, justify an attack.
Page 686 - The peltry taken in the expedition, will, you see, amount to a good deal of money. The possession of this booty at first gave us pleasure...
Page 674 - The Northern Invasion of October 1780 a series of papers relating to the expeditions from Canada under Sir John Johnson and others against The Frontiers of New York which...

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