History of Athens County, Ohio: And, Incidentally, of the Ohio Land Company and the First Settlement of the State at Marietta, with Personal and Biographical Sketches of the Early Settlers, Narratives of Pioneer Adventures, Etc
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acres aforesaid Alexander Alexander township Ames township appointed April Athens county Athens township Barker Benjamin Board of Treasury born Boyles built cabin Canaan township Capt Carthage Carthage township church citizens commissioners Congress Cooley Coolville councilmen County of Athens court house Crippen Dana daughters dollars Dover Ebenezer elected October Elijah Hatch Eliphaz Perkins established farm father Federal creek further enacted George governor Henry Bartlett Hewitt Hockhocking Hocking hundred Indian Isaac Jacob James Jewett John Brown Joseph land legislature Lindley lived lots Manasseh Cutler March Marietta married Massachusetts miles mill Miller mouth Muskingum Norman Root Ohio Company Ohio university Pilcher post master present president purchase range of townships river Rome township Rufus Putnam Samuel settled settlement settlers Silvanus Ames Sunday creek territory thence Thomas Thomas Ewing thousand town of Athens tract treasurer trustees Vorhes Walker Washington county Weethee western William
Page 12 - 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 17 - But as the love of liberty and attachment to the real interests and just rights of America outweigh every other consideration, we resolve that we will exert every power within us for the defense of American liberty, and for the support of her just rights and privileges ; not in any precipitate, riotous or tumultuous manner, but when regularly called forth by the unanimous voice of our countrymen.
Page 86 - No colony in America was ever settled under such favorable auspices as that which has just commenced at Muskingum.
Page 16 - Resolved: That we will bear the most faithful allegiance to His Majesty, King George the Third, whilst His Majesty delights to reign over a brave and free people...
Page 92 - Laws passed in the Territory of the United States, Northwest of the River Ohio, from the commencement of the government to the 31st of December, 1791. Philadelphia, 1792. [Reprint in facsimile.] Laws passed in the Territory of the United States, Northwest of the River Ohio, from July to December, 1792.
Page 312 - University, a body politic and corporate, by the name and style of "The President and trustees of the American Western University...
Page 91 - And for extending the fundamental principles of civil and religious liberty, which form the basis whereon these republics, their laws, and constitutions, are erected; to fix and establish those principles as the basis of all laws, constitutions, and governments, which forever hereafter shall be formed in the said territory...
Page 559 - And the said party of the first part, for himself, his heirs, executors, and administrators, does covenant, grant, bargain and agree to and with the said parties of the second part...