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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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• ...out a sketch of the territory embraced within the original lines of the county, and of that part of Western Pennsylvania from which the same was taken-virtually including the early history of Western ...
• ...part of Western Pennsylvania from which the same was taken-virtually including the early history of Western Pennsylvania, such a history of the early settlement of Allegheny County, of the midnight ra ...
Chapter I. From the Earliest Period Till the Year 1754
• ...ity and domestic happiness. Nowhere, perhaps, is this extraordinary growth more marked than in Western Pennsylvania, nearly all of which was once included within the limits of Allegheny county. ...
Chapter II. Contest for the Possession of the Ohio Valley
• ...re as ill-defined in the minds of the claimants themselves as they were in those of the English. In Western Pennsylvania the Allegheny mountains formed a natural boundary which was fixed upon by the F ...
• ... not include an account of these several expeditions; we are concerned only with what transpired in Western Pennsylvania. General Braddock was every where beset with difficulties that retarded his ...
• ...ed attack were not of lasting importance; for, though it broke up the greatest Indian stronghold in Western Pennsylvania, it counted for little in the struggle between the two most powerful nations of ...
• ...ar. In the valley of the Ohio the French and Indians had it all their own way, for the territory of Western Pennsylvania received comparatively little attention, the effirts of the commander-in-chief ...
Chapter III. Permanent Settlements Begun
• ...e opening of Braddock's and Forbes' roads prepared the way for emigrants from the east, not only to Western Pennsylvania, but also to Kentucky and other points and down the Ohio; the Indians saw the F ...
• ... for that purpose stealthily taken out two or three of the rods, thus precipitating the outbreak in Western Pennsylvania. The Delawares and Shawanese, who were the most effected by the encroachments o ...
• ...ll force of picked men to reinforce the garrison. It was the most perilous period in the history of Western Pennsylvania, and, though a century and a quarter have since elapsed, it makes the blood run ...
Chapter V. Western Pennsylvania During the Revolutionary Period
• ...NDALE, OF ALLEGHFNY CITY. / Chapter V. Western Pennsylvania During the Revolutionary Period: ...
Chapter VI. Erection and Organization of Allegheny County
• ...le country waste before we could dislodge them." Few passages in the early correspondence regarding Western Pennsylvania contain more practical wisdom than this; and the reader of our early annals wil ...
• ... greater or less extent among the soldiers, and the remaining shadows of the boundary dispute, left Western Pennsylvania in a very unsettled state for several years, and made the post of the commander ...
• ... the territory of Pennsylvania. From the formation of Westmoreland county, February 26th, 1783, all Western Pennsylvania north of Washington county, and east and south of the rivers, belonged to Westm ...
• ...uted the remaining boundaries. The subjoined remarks of David Redick, who was then a man of mark in Western Pennsylvania, will strike the inhabitants of the fair and flourishing sister city as somewha ...
Part II. From the Year 1790 Till the Present Time
• ...ation. With the signal defeat of the Indians, by General Wayne, their power was forever broken in Western Pennsylvania and beyond, and the country west of the Allegheny river began to be rapidly set ...
• ...was organized in 1827, and the Sandusky Street Church, Allegheny City, in 1835. 1'resbyterian. -Western Pennsylvania was settled mainly by irnmmigrants from Scotland and the north of Ireland, of t ...
The Judiciary of Allegheny County
• ...tary Fair was held, which realized $361,516. A part of this sum was devoted to the endowment of the Western Pennsylvania Hospital, and after defraying all expenses, the balance, $203,119.57, was hande ...
• ... resigned May 25, 1824, when appointed Judge of the District Court of the United States, for Western Pennsylvania. In 1828, when on the bench of the United States District Court, he was elected ...
• ...Judge. He was a soldier in the Revolutionary War, and in several expeditions against the Indians in Western Pennsylvania and west of the Ohio. This was one reason he gave for desiring to move west of ...
• ... Few man equaled him in power.before a jury in a criminal case. As the champion of the Democracy of Western Pennsylvania, his voice was always heard in the thickest of the fight, cheering his comrades ...
Pittsburgh and Allegheny County Industries
• ... Charleston railroad gives easy access to the south, or left bank of the Monongahela, while the Western Pennsylvania railroad gives us equal facilities on the north bank of the Allegheny, and conn ...
Rules and Committees
• ...y, Prest:Select Council, Allegheny Thos W Shaw, M D, Allegheny County Medical Julius LeMoyne, Prest Western,Pennsylvania Association. Agricultural Association. W J Smith, Prest Fli ...
Official Report of the Centennial Celebration
• ...gton, commissioned by the government of Virginia, crossed the mountains and penetrated the wilds of Western Pennsylvania, he traveled about 20 miles parallel to and within a stone's throw of the Monon ...
• ...ys of fireworks on the evenings of September 24th, 25th and 26th, were the finest ever witnessed in Western Pennsylvania. On Monday night, September 24th, the first exhibition was given on the Mononga ...
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