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Strana 90 - And the said Indian tribes will allow to the people of the United States a free passage by land and by water, as one and the other shall be found convenient, through their country...
Strana 89 - A TREATY OF PEACE between the UNITED STATES OF AMERICA and the Tribes of INDIANS called the Wyandots, Delawares, Shawanoes, Ottowas, Chippewas, Putawatimes, Miamis, Eel River, Weea's Kickapoos, Piankashaws and Kaskaskias. To put an. end to a destructive war to settle all controversies and to restore harmony and a friendly intercourse between the said United States and Indian Tribes...
Strana 113 - that all men are created equal, and endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable rights — among which are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness,' I shall strenuously contend for the immediate enfranchisement of our slave population.
Strana 94 - We are all young and foolish, and do not wish to do any thing that they would not approve, were they living. We are fearful we shall offend their spirits, if we sell our lands ; and we are fearful we shall offend you, if •we do not sell them. This has caused us great perplexity of thought, because •we have counselled among ourselves, and do not know how we can part with the land. Our country was given to us by the Great Spirit, who gave it to us to hunt upon, to make our cornfields upon, to live...
Strana 90 - ... to the United States, shall be immediately set at liberty. The people of the United States, still remaining prisoners among the Indians, shall be delivered up in ninety days from the date hereof, to the general or commanding officer at Greenville, fort Wayne, or fort Defiance; and ten chiefs of the said tribes shall remain at Greenville as hostages, until the delivery of the prisoners shall be effected.
Strana 103 - Pottawattomies were encamped on all sides, — on the wide level prairie beyond the scattered village, beneath the shelter of the low woods which chequered them, on the side of the small river, or to the leeward of the sand hills near the beach of the lake.
Strana 94 - And he would never forgive us, should we bargain it away. When you first spoke to us for lands at St. Mary's, we said we had a little, and agreed to sell you a piece of it; but we told you we could spare no more. Now you ask us again. You are never satisfied! We have sold you a great tract of land, already ; but it is not enough ! We sold it to you for the benefit of your children, to farm and to live upon. We have now but little left.
Strana 90 - Greenville ever after lifted the hatchet against the United States. Whether that be true or otherwise, this treaty marks one of the great epochs in American history and was remembered and referred to by many an Indian orator at later similar councils, when other treaties were under consideration and during the next succeeding fifty years. (Regarding Treaty of Greenville, see Wilson's Peace of Mad Anthony ; Roosevelt's Winning of the West, vol. 5, Chap. 5; Western Annals; Blanchard's North West; Indian...
Strana 103 - Pottawattamies of the Prairie and those of the Forest, and these are subdivided into distinct villages under their several chiefs. "The General Government of the United States, in pursuance of the scheme of removing the whole Indian population westward of the Mississippi, had empowered certain gentlemen to frame a treaty with these tribes, to settle the terms upon which the cession of their reservations in these states should be made.
Strana 104 - European ornaments, blankets, and finery, as to be scarcely distinguishable. Each seemed to clothe him or herself as best suited their individual means or taste. Those who possessed the means, were generally attired in the most fantastic manner, and the most gaudy colours. A blanket and breech-cloth was possessed with a very few exceptions by the poorest among the males. Most added leggings, more or less ornamented, made of blue, scarlet, green, or brown broad-cloth; and surcoats of every colour...

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