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Title: Annals of the West : embracing a concise account of principal events, which have occurred in the western states and territories, from the discovery of the Mississippi Valley to the year eighteen hundred and fifty
Authors: Perkins, James H. (James Handasyd), 1810-1849., Peck, John Mason, 1789-1858.
Publication Info: St. Louis : J.R. Albach, 1850.
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Chapter III. War of 1754 to 1763.
• ... the necessity of conciliating and retaining them, but without effect. [A report has prevailed in Western Pennsylvania, that Braddock was shot by a provincial soldier, whose brother had been sentenc ...
Chapter IV. Indian Conspiracy, Treaties, and Explorations of the West, from 1763 [...].
• ...of Fort Stanwix, in a great measure, rests the title by purchase to Kentucky, Western Virginia, and Western Pennsylvania, and the authority of the Six Nations to sell this country rests on their claim ...
Chapter VI. Annals of 1776 and 1777.
• ...the north-western tribes. Thomas made his escape, fell in with General Armstrong, and got back to Western Pennsylvania, where he settled and lived a worthy citizen to the close of his life, which to ...
• ...d been adopted by the Senecas, and became an expert hunter, and after his return, was for a time in Western Pennsylvania. He left that region at the commencement of the Revolutionary war, being a deci ...
Chapter XII. The Indian War of 1790-1795.
• ...ec, under General Wolfe, in 1759. Soon after the peace of 1763, he settled in Ligonier valley, in Western Pennsylvania, where he continued to reside until the revolutionary war. Being a firm friend ...
Chapter XIV. Political Events.
• ...r to introduce by a brief sketch of their origin and character; we refer to the popular movement in western Pennsylvania, growing out of the excise on domestic spirits, commonly known as the Whiskey I ...
• ... Nothing. So said the leaders of popular feeling. It was not strange, therefore, that the people of western Pennsylvania, especially those of foreign birth and descent, should object to the payment of ...
• ...cretary of the Treasury, made a report on the objections to the excise law, March 5, 1792.*] But in western Pennsylvania, opposition continued unabated, and it was announced that the inspectors who, b ...
• ...ted States, were James Ross, a Senator in Congress, and a gentleman very popular with the people in western Pennsylvania, Jasper Yeates, an Associate Judge of the Supreme Court of that State; and Will ...
• ... moral and respectable as any other business. It was early commenced, and extensively carried on in western Pennsylvania. There was neither home nor foreign market for rye, their principal crop; the 4 ...
• ...th a law restraining them in the liberty of doing what they pleased with the surplus. The people of western Pennsylvania regarded a tax on whisky in the same light as the citizens of Ohio would now re ...
• ... possible, General John Neville, a man of the most deserved popularity, was appointed collector for western Pennsylvania. He accepted the appointment from a sense of duty to his country. He was one of ...
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