Scioto Sketches: An Account of Discovery and Settlement of Scioto County, Ohio

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A. C. McClurg, 1920 - Scioto County (Ohio) - 84 pages
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Lower Shawnee Town and Mary Ingles mentioned p. 15

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Page 2 - LOVE thou thy land, with love far-brought From out the storied Past, and used Within the Present, but transfused Thro' future time by power of thought.
Page 23 - ... the whole we received more harm than benefit by our rapid hunting frolic. We then moved from the north end of the glades, and encamped at the carrying place. This place is in the plains, betwixt a creek that empties into Sandusky and one that runs into Sciota.
Page 12 - Fires, and dancing in their manner in the form of the figure 8 about 60 or 70 of them at a Time. The women, the whole time they danced, sung a Song in their Language, the Chorus of which was, I am not afraid of my Husband. I will choose what Man I please.
Page 11 - Sciodoe Creek, and contains about 300 Men, there are about 40 Houses on the S Side of the River and about 100 on the N Side, with a Kind of State-House of about 90 Feet long, with a light Cover of Bark in w"h they hold their Councils...
Page 32 - We cannot expect the same good fortune always to attend us. The Americans are now led by a chief who never sleeps. The night and the day are alike to him : and during all the time that he has been marching upon our villages, notwithstanding the watchfulness of our young men, we have never been able to surprise him. Think well of it. There is something whispers me, it would be prudent to listen to his offers of peace.
Page 35 - Indians, which re-established the Indian boundary line through the present State of Ohio, and extended it from Loramie to Fort Recovery, and from thence to the Ohio river, opposite the mouth of the Kentucky river.
Page 4 - Rivtere, as a monument of the renewal of the possession we have taken of the said river Ohio, and of all those which empty into it, and of all the lands on both sides as far as the sources of the said rivers, as enjoyed or ought to have been enjoyed by the kings of France preceding, and as they have there maintained themselves by arms and by treaties, especially those of Ryswick, Utrecht and Aix la Chapelle...
Page 4 - River, as a monument of renewal of possession, which we have taken of the said river Ohio, and of all those which fall into it, and of all the lands on both sides as far as the sources of said rivers...
Page 61 - Ľn the north-west side of the river Ohio, between the rivers Scioto and the Little Miama, until the deficiency of all military bounties in lands shall be fully and amply made up. Provided...
Page 55 - ... the 25th of July we set out from Gallipoli for Alexandria, which is about a hundred and four miles distant, and arrived there in three days and a half. The ground designed for this town is at the mouth of the Great Scioto, and in the angle which the right bank of this river forms with the north west border of the Ohio. Although the plan of Alexandria has been laid out these many years, nobody goes to settle there; and the number of its houses is not more than twenty, the major part of which are...

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