Title: Allegheny County: its early history and subsequent development : from the earliest period till 1790 / by A. A. Lambing ; from 1790 till the present time / by J. W. F. White ; published under the auspices of the Allegheny County Centennial Committee.
Authors: Allegheny County Centennial Committee (Pa.), Lambing, Andrew Arnold, 1842-1918., White, J.W.F. (John William Fletcher), 1821-1900., McCain, George Nox, 1856-1934.
Publication Info: Pittsburgh, Pa. : Snowden & Peterson, 1888.
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Chapter II. Contest for the Possession of the Ohio Valley
• ...y, prepared to examine into the movements and purposes of the enemy. For this purpose he sent Major George Washington with instruetions to proceed to the French posts on the north, and present letters ...
Chapter III. Permanent Settlements Begun
• ...ies made between 1769 and 1779."'-History of Ilitts)burg. But it is evident from the journal of George Washington's tour down the Ohio in 1770 that no settlements had been made up to that time on ...
Chapter VI. Erection and Organization of Allegheny County
• ...they had a village there, the home of the noted Queen Aliquippa. Her royal highness took offence at George Washington for not calling to see her when on his way to the French posts in the northern par ...
The Judiciary of Allegheny County
• ... surveyed. At that time all north of the Ohio and Allegheny was Indian territory. In October, 1770, George Washington visited Pittsbdrgh and estimated the number of houses at about twenty, which, coun ...