History of Fort Wayne, from the Earliest Known Accounts of this Point, to the Present Period: Embracing an Extended View of the Aboriginal Tribes of the Northwest, Including, More Especially, the Miamies ... with a Sketch of the Life of General Anthony Wayne ; Including Also a Lengthy Biography of the Late Hon. Samuel Hanna Together with Short Sketches of the Early Pioneer Settlers of Fort Wayne ; Also an Account of the Manufacturing, Mercantile, and Railroad Interests of Fort Wayne and Vicinity
D.W. Jones & Son, Printers, 1868 - 357 σελίδες
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Σελίδα 189 - Well, as the great chief is to determine the matter, I hope the Great Spirit will put sense enough into his head to induce him to direct you to give up this land. It is true, he is so far off he will not be injured by the war. He may sit still in his town, and drink his wine, whilst you and I will have to fight it out.
Σελίδα 149 - Scott to gain and turn the right flank of the savages with the whole force of the mounted volunteers by a circuitous route; at the same time I ordered the front line to advance and charge with trailed arms, and rouse the Indians from their coverts at the point of the bayonet, and when up, to deliver a close and welldirected fire on their backs, followed by a brisk charge, so as not to give them time to load again.
Σελίδα 135 - His Britannic Majesty shall with all convenient speed, and without causing any destruction, or carrying away any negroes, or other property of the American inhabitants...
Σελίδα 159 - River ; thence straight to the head of St. Mary's River ; and thence down along the middle of St. Mary's River to the Atlantic Ocean.
Σελίδα 309 - Westward the course of empire takes its way. The four first acts already past, A fifth shall close the drama with the day. Time's noblest offspring is the last.
Σελίδα 262 - Father, listen to your children! you have them now all before you. "The war before this, our British father gave the hatchet to his red children, when our old chiefs were alive. They are now dead. In that war our father was thrown on his back by the Americans; and our father took them by the hand without our knowledge : and we are afraid that our father will do so again at this time.
Σελίδα 171 - If he is really a prophet, ask of him to cause the sun to stand still, the moon to alter its course, the rivers to cease to flow, or the dead to rise from their graves. If he does these things, you may believe that he has been sent from God.
Σελίδα 185 - The ears of your father will be opened to your complaints, and if the lands have been purchased of those who did not own them, they will be restored to the rightful owners. I have full power to arrange this business ; but if you would rather carry your complaints before your great father, the President, you shall be indulged.
Σελίδα 152 - I think I may, without breach of decorum, observe to you, that were you entitled to an answer, the most full and satisfactory one was announced to you from the muzzles of my small arms yesterday morning in the action against hordes of savages in the vicinity of your post, which terminated gloriously to the American arms.