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" In defiance of the proclamation of Congress, they roam over the country, on the Indian side of the Ohio, mark out lands, survey, and even settle on them. This gives great discontent to the Indians, and will, unless measures are taken in time to prevent... "
Proceedings of the Mississippi Valley Historical Association - Page 170
1914
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History of the Formation of the Constitution of the United States ..., Volume 1

George Bancroft - Constitutional history - 1882 - 495 pages
...it, is left without a claimant. Men in these times talk with as much facility of fifty, an hundred, and even five hundred thousand acres, as a gentleman...of the proclamation of congress, they roam over the country, on the Indian side of the Ohio—mark out lands, survey, and even settle on them. This gives...
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Indiana: A Redemption from Slavery

Jacob Piatt Dunn - Indiana - 1888 - 453 pages
...would do of one thousand. In defiance of the proclamation of Congress, they roam over the country, on the Indian side of the Ohio, mark out lands, survey,...inevitably produce a war with the Western tribes." In the spring of 1785 General Harmar had caused several thousand actual settlers to be expelled from...
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Indiana: A Redemption from Slavery

Jacob Piatt Dunn - Indiana - 1888 - 453 pages
...it, is left without a claimant. Men in these times talk with as much facility of fifty, an hundred, and even five hundred thousand acres, as a gentleman...of the proclamation of Congress, they roam over the country, on the Indian side of the Ohio, mark out lands, survey, and even settle on them. This gives...
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The Writings of George Washington: 1782-1785

George Washington - United States - 1891
...great superiority over Potomac, the road from which to Cheat river is, indeed, computed by General 27 Lands, survey and even settle on them. This gives...inevitably produce a war with the western tribes. To avoid which there appears to me to be only these ways. Purchase if possible as much land of them...
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The Industrial History of the United States

Katharine Coman - Industries - 1905 - 461 pages
...left without a claimant for it. Men in these times talk with as much facility of fifty, an hundred and even five hundred thousand acres as a gentleman formerly would do of one thousand." He urged that Congress should " fix such a price upon the lands ... as would not be too exorbitant...
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The Industrial History of the U.S.

Katharine Coman - United States - 1907 - 461 pages
...left without a claimant for it. Men in these times talk with as much facility of fifty, an hundred and even five hundred thousand acres as a gentleman formerly would do of one thousand." He urged that Congress should " fix such a price upon the lands ... as would not be too exorbitant...
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The Land Office Business: The Settlement and Administration of American ...

Malcolm J. Rohrbough - History - 1968 - 352 pages
...reported of the intruders that "in defiance of the proclamation of Congress, they roam over the Country on the Indian side of the Ohio, mark out Lands, Survey, and even settle them."22 Reminded of the problem again by interested and influential observers such as Washington,...
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Congress and the Confederation

Peter S. Onuf - History - 1991 - 444 pages
...would do of 1000 acres. In defiance of the proclamation of Congress, they roam over the Country on the Indian side of the Ohio, mark out Lands, Survey, and even settle them."89 Washington's letter betrays the anxieties of a "Gentleman" confronting a mad scramble for...
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The Great Father: The United States Government and the American Indians

Francis Paul Prucha - History - 1995 - 1302 pages
...would do of 1000 acres. In defiance of the proclamation of Congress, they roam over the Country on the Indian side of the Ohio, mark out lands, Survey, and even settle them. This gives great discontent to the Indians, and will unless measures are taken in time to prevent...
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Red Man's Land/white Man's Law: The Past and Present Status of the American ...

Wilcomb E. Washburn - Social Science - 1995 - 314 pages
...formerly would do of 1000 acres. In defiance of the proclamation of Congress they roam over the Country on the Indian side of the Ohio, mark out Lands, Survey, and even settle them. This gives great discontent to the Indians, and will unless measures are taken in time to prevent...
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