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Title: Afloat on the Ohio : an historical pilgrimage of a thousand miles in a skiff, from Redstone to Cairo
Author: Thwaites, Reuben Gold, 1853-1913.
Publication Info: New York : Doubleday & McClure, 1900, c1897.
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• ...s in Egypt The last camp-Cairo. - - - 280 Appendix A.-Historical outline of Ohio Valley settle ment. ---------296 Appendix B.-Selected list of Jo ...
Preface
• ... the Log, I have thought it well to present in the Appendix a brief sketch of the settlement of the Ohio Valley. To this Appendix, as a preliminary reading, I invite those who may care to follow " Pil ...
Chapter III. Shingis Old Town -- The dynamiter -- Yellow Creek [...]
• ...ured, according to savage whim, many of the captives whose tales have made lurid the history of the Ohio Valley. Passing Beaver River, the Ohio enters upon its grand sweep to the southwest. The wide ...
Chapter V. House-boat life -- Decadence of steamboat traffic -- Wheeling, [...]
• ... longer serviceable save as a continental drainage ditch; but, chiefly because of its railways, the Ohio Valley will continue to be the seat of an industrial population which shall wax fat upon the gr ...
Chapter VIII. Life ashore and afloat -- Marietta "the Plymouth Rock [...]
• ... AFLOAT ON THE OHIO Ohio Valley. Christopher Gist came, some months later; then the trader Croghan, for " Old Wyandot To ...
Chapter XVIII. Village life -- A traveling photographer -- On a country [...]
• ...y tone of the business men, who reported that the financial depression, noticeable elsewhere in the Ohio Valley, has practically been unfelt here. Hawesville, Ky., just across the river, has a similar ...
Chapter XIX. Fisherman's tales -- Skiff nomenclature -- Green River -- Evansville -- Henderson -- [...]
• ...uning with the birds. In 1818, the botanist Rafinesque, on the first of his several tramps down the Ohio valley,--he had a favorite saying, that the 17 257 / ...
Appendix A. Historical outline of Ohio Valley settlement.
• ...?" / Appendix A. Historical outline of Ohio Valley settlement.: ...
• ... APPENDIX A. HISTORICAL OUTLINE OF OHIO VALLEY SETTLEMENT. Englishmen had no sooner set foot upon our continent, than ...
• ...s-a hardy race, who knew not defeat. Steadily they pushed back the rampart of savagery, and won the Ohio valley for civilizaation. The Indian early recognized the land-grabbing temper of the English ...
• ...strong. For many years, nothing of importance came out of this rivalry of French and English in the Ohio Valley, save the petty quarrels of fur-traders, and the occasional adventure of some Englishman ...
• ... the Iroquois, impelled by rum and presents, pretended to give to the English entire control of the Ohio Valley, under the claim that the former had in various encounters conquered the Shawanese of th ...
• ...intain connection between New Orleans and their settlements on the St. Lawrence, if driven from the Ohio valley. The governor sent home a plea for the shipment of ten thousand French peasants to settl ...
• ... opposition. Although driven back in numerous Indian wars, these American borderers had come to the Ohio valley to stay. We have seen the early attempt of the Ohio Company to settle the valley. Its ...
• ... region. We are not in the habit of so regarding him, but both by frequent personal presence in the Ohio valley, and extensive interests at stake there, the Father of his Country was the most conspicu ...
Index
• ... INDEX. Freeman, 0., 40. French, in Ohio valley, 15, 17, 29, 30, 90, 125, 131, 132, 197, 205, 285, 286, 298-313, 321. French Creek, ...
• ...net, Edmund Charles, 286. George III., king, 309, 310, 313, 314. Georgetown, Pa., 34. Germans, in Ohio valley, 26, 132, 205. Girty, Simon, 71. Gist, Christopher, 15, 26, 29, 91, 151, 152, 310, 3 ...
• ... House-boat life, 50-57, 62, 134, 135, 203, 204, 207, 208. Howard, John, 305, 306. Hungarians, in Ohio valley, 44, 45, 69. Huntington, W. Va., 136-139. Hurricane Island, 274, 275. Hutchins, Thomas ...
• ...3-146, 157. Iroquois Indians, 264, 298, 299, 302, 307, 308. Irving, Washington, 273. Italians, in Ohio valley, 69. JAMESTOWN, Va., 296. Jefferson, Thomas, 97. Joliet, Louis, 264. Jones, Rev. David ...
• ...eaver, Pa. Schinbrunn, 91. Scioto Company, 130-132, 321. Sciotoville, 0., 148-150. Scotch-Irish, in Ohio valley, 60, 61, 30l, 310. Scuffletown, Ky., 254Seignelay, Marquis de, 300o. Seneca Indians, 3 ...
• ...port, Pa., 31-34. Shousetown, Pa., 25. Sinking Creek, 238. Sistersville, W. Va., 78. Slavonians, in Ohio valley, 44, 45. Slim Island, 261, 264. Sloan's Station, O., 37, Smith, John, 296. Smithland, ...
• ...eubenville, O0., 5, 43, 44, 157, 181. Stewart's Island, 277-281, 283. Stuart, James, 325. Swiss, in Ohio valley, 204, 205. Symmes, John Cleves, 179-181. Syracuse, O., 118. TECUMSEH, Indian chief, 317. ...
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