Historical Record ...: The Early History of Wyoming Valley and Contiguous Territory ..., Band 8

Press of the Wilkesbarre Record, 1899

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Seite 380 - ... on their miseries and distresses when wounded far from home by their enemies; and of their bruises and great weariness in chasing one another over the rocks and mountains ; and of their restless, unquiet state of mind, who live in this spirit; and of the hatred which mutually grows up in the minds of the children of those nations engaged in war with each other : during these meditations, the desire to cherish the spirit of love and peace amongst these people, arose very fresh in me.
Seite 364 - It has pleased the Almighty to give to the arms of the United States a signal victory over their enemies on this lake. The British squadron, consisting of two ships, two brigs, one schooner, and one sloop, have this moment surrendered to the force under my command, after a sharp conflict.
Seite 261 - The mutual antipathies and clashing interests of the Americans, their differences of governments, habitudes, and manners, indicate that they will have no centre of union and no common interest. They never can be united into one compact empire under any species of government whatever; a disunited people till the end of time, suspicious and distrustful of each other, they will be divided and sub-divided into little commonwealths or principalities, according to natural boundaries, by great bays of the...
Seite 367 - I do solemnly swear that I was a resident citizen of the United States on the 18th day of March 1818 and that I have not since that time by gift, sale, or in any manner disposed of my property or any part thereof with intent...
Seite 381 - Love was the first motion, and thence a concern arose to spend some time with the Indians, that I might feel and understand their life and the spirit they live in, if haply I might receive some instruction from them, or they might be in any degree helped forward by my following the leadings of truth among them...
Seite 386 - I had, under a sense of duty, come thus far, I was now earnest in spirit beseeching the Lord to show me what I ought to do. In this great distress I grew jealous of myself, lest the desire of reputation, as a man firmly settled to persevere through dangers, or the fear of disgrace arising on my returning without performing the visit, might have some place in me...
Seite 348 - Manner and by the means aforesaid, feloniously wilfully and of their Malice aforethought did kill and Murder, against the peace of the People of the State of New York and their Dignity.
Seite 367 - I have not, since that time, by gift, sale or in any manner, disposed of my property, or any part thereof, with intent thereby so to diminish it as to bring myself within the provisions of an act of Congress, entitled...
Seite 386 - Wehaloosing, and brought news that some Indian warriors from distant parts, came to that town with two English scalps ; and told the people that it was war with the English.
Seite 284 - Dearest parents," said the letter, This will bring sad news to you; Do not mourn your first beloved, Though this brings his last adieu. "I must suffer for deserting From the brig Niagara; Read this letter, brothers, sisters, 'Tis the last you'll hear from me.

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