History of Fayette County, Ohio: Her People, Industries and Institutions

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Frank M. Allen
B. F. Bowen, Incorporated, 1914 - Fayette County (Ohio) - 756 pages
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Page 36 - States, and for other purposes," whereby the said State has become one of the United States of America; in order, therefore, to provide for the due execution of the laws of the United States within the...
Page 40 - War period, the War of 1812, the Mexican War, the Civil War, and the Spanish-American War.
Page 439 - Ham is also a member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, the Knights of Pythias and the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks.
Page 42 - Government for the common good their claims to the "western lands," roughly the area north of the Ohio River and east of the Mississippi River and the area embraced by the present States of Alabama and Mississippi.
Page 5 - Every biographical sketch in the work has been submitted to the party interested, for correction, and therefore any error of fact, if there be any, is solely due to the person for whom the sketch was prepared.
Page 209 - Talk to me. Your voice often means as much to me as the reins. Pet me sometimes, that I may serve you the more gladly and learn to love you. Do not jerk the reins, and do not whip me when going up hill.
Page 89 - Frederick, with one shank straight, as the best manufacture of pinches and blood -blisters, completed our furniture, except a spinning-wheel and such things as were necessary to work with. It was absolutely necessary to have threelegged stools, as four legs of anything could not all touch the floor at the same time. The completion of our cabin went on slowly. The season was inclement, we were weak-handed and weak-pocketed ; in fact, laborers were not to be had.
Page 89 - To return to our internal arrangements. A ladder of five rounds occupied the corner near the window. By this, when we got a floor above, we could ascend. Our chimney occupied most of the east end ; pots and kettles opposite the window under the shelves, a gun on hooks over the north door, four split-bottom chairs, three three-legged stools, and a small eight by ten looking-glass sloped from the wall over a large towel and comb-case.
Page 174 - Now, therefore, I, Abraham Lincoln, President of the United States, in virtue of the power in me vested by the Constitution and the laws, have thought fit to call forth...
Page 89 - My impression now is, that the window was not constructed till spring, for until the sticks and clay was put on the chimney we could possibly have no need of a window; for the flood of light which always poured into the cabin from the fireplace would have extinguished our paper window, and rendered it as useless as the moon at noonday. We got a floor laid...

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