Pioneer Biography: Sketches of the Lives of Some of the Early Settlers of Butler County, Ohio, Band 1

R. Clarke & Company, 1869

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Seite 93 - Laws of the Territory of the United States Northwest of the Ohio, adopted and made by the Governor and Judges, in their Legislative capacity, at a session begun on Friday the xxix day of May, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-five, and ending on Tuesday the 25th day of August following, with an Appendix of Resolutions and the Ordinance for the Government of the Territory.
Seite 53 - Resolved, That a copy of these resolutions, signed by the president and secretary, be forwarded to the family of the deceased.
Seite 31 - So soon as there shall be five thousand free male inhabitants of full age, in the district, upon giving proof thereof to the governor, they shall receive authority, with time and place, to elect representatives from their counties or townships, to represent them in the general assembly...
Seite 35 - An act to enable the people of the eastern division of the Territory of the United States northwest of the river Ohio to form a Constitution and State Government, and for the admission of such State into the Union, on an equal footing with the original States, and for other purposes...
Seite 93 - 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.
Seite 94 - Laws of the Territory of the United States, Northwest of the River Ohio, passed at the first session of the second general assembly, begun and holden at Chillicothe, on Monday, the 23rd day of .November, 1801.
Seite 309 - The first time I descended the Ohio and Mississippi rivers, I left Cincinnati in December, 1808, with five flat-boats, all loaded with produce. At that time there were but few settlers on the Ohio river below the present city of Louisville. The cabins were few and far between, and there were only two small villages between Louisville and the mouth of the Ohio...
Seite 121 - Hardin commanded in lieu of Colonel Trotter. Attacked about one hundred Indians fifteen miles west of the Miami village; and from the dastardly conduct of the militia, the troops were obliged to retreat. I lost one sergeant, and twenty-one out of thirty men of my command. The Indians on this occasion gained a complete victory — having killed, in the whole, near one hundred men, which was about their number. Many of the militia threw away their arms without firing a shot, ran through the federal...
Seite 94 - Laws of the Territory of the United States. Northwest of the River Ohio, passed at the second session of the first general assembly, begun and holden at Chillicothe, on Monday, the 3rd day of November, 1800, with an appendix of resolutions. Vol. II. Published by authority. Chillicothe. Printed by Windsbip & Willis, printers to the Honorable the Legislature. 1801.
Seite 322 - Roxbury,2 spent the evening own incoherency, but, — reflecting that few of a large audience could immediately perceive what was sense or the reverse, that those who were capable of thus discriminating were probably the most generous and indulgent to youthful orators, and that it was necessary at all events to succeed in his profession, — he made it a positive rule never to sit down or to hesitate or halt, but to talk on, and brave it out with the best countenance he could assume.

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