Journal of Captain William Trent from Logstown to Pickawillany, A.D. 1752; Now Published for the First Time from a Copy in the Archives of the Western Reserve Historical Society, Cleveland, Ohio, Together with Letters of Governor Robert

Journal of Captain William Trent from Logstown to Pickawillany, A.D. 1752; Now Published for the First Time from a Copy in the Archives of the Western Reserve Historical Society, Cleveland, Ohio, Together with Letters of Governor Robert

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1871 edition. Excerpt: ...them. And we hope, when you deliver this speech to the English, they will not be prejudiced against us, but look on us as their brethren. Our hearts are good toward them." The Pennsylvania commissioners replied at length. Addressing the Miamis they said: "The concern expressed by the Twightwees for death, and imprisonment of the English, with their professions of love and esteem, denotes a sincere and friendly disposition, which entitles them to ourthanks and the continuance of our friendship; this they may certainly depend on." "Brethren: We desire you will send these two strowds to the young king as an acknowledgment of our affectionate remembrance of his father's love to us, and of our good will to him." " Be pleased to present to the widow of the Piankasha king, our late hearty friend, these handkerchiefs to wipe away the tears from her eyes; and likewise give her son these two strowds to clothe him." Here two handkerchiefs and two strowds were given. "Brethren Twightwees: We assure you we entertain no hard thoughts of you, nor in anywise impute to you the misfortune that befell the English in your town; it was the chance of war. We were struck together, we fell together, and we lament your loss equally with our own. A breech-cloth. The council was closed by an address of the commissioners to all the nations assembled, respecting the goods which had been ordered as presents to the Miamis and other nations in alliance with the English. These were the goods which, at that time, were in the care of Geo. Croghan, as agent of Pennsylvania. The commissioners said: " We have reason to think from the advices of Taafe & Callender, that it would be too great risk, considering the present disorder things are in at Ohio, to increase the quantity of goods...show more

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  • Paperback | 28 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 68g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236675266
  • 9781236675262