Ohio Archaeological and Historical Quarterly Volume 14

Ohio Archaeological and Historical Quarterly Volume 14

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1905 edition. Excerpt: ...idea of the envy of the Atlantic and Southern countries of the rising prosperity of the North-western states. We shall probably have to rely upon our own resources and expect little from the federal government. "A joint resolution has just passed both houses to adjourn on the 15th. The Tariff was reported this morning by the committee---with some amendments to reduce the duties on iron, hemp, and some other articles. Three letters from Gov. Lewis Cass, dated March 31st, 1821, May 26th, and June 17th, to Senator Trimble containing earnest invitations for him to attend the treaty with the Indians. "The jaunt would be pleasant and useful to you, and through your exertions useful to the Community." I The time of holding the treaty shall be regulated as much as possible by your convenience. A journey on horse-back to the mouth of the Sandusky Bay is nothing. Five days from Chillicothe in Steam boat will bring you here. I trust you will come to my house and stay with me until your departure. Ever your friend, LEWIS CAss. We have fixed upon Chicago as the place and upon the (15.), fifteenth of August. I shall be greatly disappointed if anything prevents your attending. I am, my dear sir, Ever your friend, _ LEWIS CAss. JUNE 17th. The Steamboat will touch Sandusky the 5th of August, --the treaty is fixed for the 15th. I shall give such instruction at Fort Wayne, as will ensure you a companionable escort, in case you should travel the whole distance by land. I hope nothing will occur to prevent you from coming. I am my dear sir, Ever your friend Lewis CAss. There is a brightness to these letters because of the big red seal, and they look remarkably well cared for--the Governor wrote a fine hand, which is still beautiful. Col....
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  • Paperback | 172 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 318g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236992202
  • 9781236992208