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Search Submit Search. Close Menu. The country was not uninhabited. The Indians were everywhere. Wherever one went in the great broad land, he found himself within the bounds of some one of its innumerable tribes. The contending parties took little account of these early occupants.
Each enlisted their aid against the other. In the one case, the Indian was to help the French- man for the Frenchman's sake; in the other, the Englishman for the Englishman's sake; but all the while, the contest was for the land and country the Indian himself claimed. It was long a state of war, interrupted now and then by Ladies seeking nsa Mound city Illinois 62963 events elsewhere. Ladies seeking nsa Mound city Illinois 62963 was now and then entered, held, and aban- doned by the English.
Finally, in the year what proved to be the final struggle came on ; and after the lapse of about seven years, the French and Indian or the French and English wars came to an end with the fall of Quebec, and the Treaty of Paris in It settled the dispute which had lasted one Ladies seeking nsa Mound city Illinois 62963 and fifty years.
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The new world, or our part of Amboy MN cheating wives, was the prize between the Anglo-Saxon and the Latin.
They were both seeking to establish great colonies — seeking to reproduce themselves upon the newest and most fertile continent the earth afforded. Reed was succeeded by Colonel Wilkins, whose administration was far more satisfactory than those of his predecessors. Few persons in America and still fewer in England supposed that this victorious peace of would soon be followed by war between the victors themselves, but it was.
The lapse of thirteen years witnessed the opening of our war of the Revolution, and injust twenty years after the peace ofEngland surrendered to her thirteen colonies on the Atlantic coast, well-nigh all she had claimed Housewives want sex tonight Clarendon North Carolina fought for during almost two hundred years. The Canadians seemed to think they wanted no more war, or they felt less friendly toward their neigh- bors than toward their distant rulers.
Be that as it may, the peace of took the whole Illinois country out of what had been, under the French, alternately a part of Canada and a part of Louisiana. Bare reference can only be made to the campaign of General George Rogers Clark, whom Virginia in had sent into the Illinois country, and thereby laid the foundation for the claim she subsequently asserted, that the country was hers by conquest as well as by virtue of those sea-to- sea grants.
She had by her act of December 17,organized the ter- ritory and called it the County of Illinois, for which reason it has been spoken of as the mother county of all the counties in Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, and Wisconsin.
In another part of the book, giving an account of "Fort Jefferson," we give a letter Ladies seeking nsa Mound city Illinois 62963 General Clark to Governor Jefferson, written September 23, It is treated of and dwelt upon in so many histories and other works, that even partial enumeration of them is quite out of the question.
Here, as in many other matters of those early days, Virginia was the chief actor and claimant. By the treaty of Ladies seeking nsa Mound city Illinois 62963, England had sur- rendered all of her claims to the territory west of the Mississippi. This gave a definite western boundary to those sea-to-sea grants under which Virginia claimed.
But while she was willing that her southern boundary should be a straight east-and-west line, she desired her northern boundary to run northwestward after reaching the Ohio River. This gave her nearly the whole of the Illinois country. Those colonies without terri- torial possessions urged that the territories should be ceded to the General Government, because, they said, Ladies seeking nsa Mound city Illinois 62963 had been won and secured by the common blood and treasure of all the colonies.
Virginia, following New York, but not without saying New York had nothing to cede, ceded her Illinois country.
This desire for such a guarantee seemed to cloud somewhat her claim or title to the territory north of the river. Her session was made March i, ; and this was followed by the justly celebrated ordinance of July 13, The territory was divided by the act of May 7,and the western part called Indiana Ter- ritory. The eastern part, a little later on, namely, inwas admitted into the Union as the State of Ohio.
The Indiana Territory was divided by the act of January 11,and the northern part called Michigan. It was again divided by the act of February 3, 1and the western part of it called Illinois, Ladies seeking nsa Mound city Illinois 62963 the seat of government fixed "at Kaskaskia on the Mississippi River" We need not trace the history of the remainder of the northwest ter- ritory, which now embraces the State of Wisconsin and that part of Minnesota east of the Mississippi River.
We have thus passed rapidly over the history of the Illinois country. From the Virginia charter of May 23,to the act of Congress, February 3,organizing Illinois territory, we have the long period of two hundred years. The same form of territorial government provided for by the ordi- nance of was extended in turn to the territories of Indiana, Michi- gan, and Illinois by those acts of Congress of i8cxD,and It provided for a Governor, a Secretary of the territory, and three Judges to hold the territorial court; and when the territory was found to con- tain five thousand free male inhabitants, they were to have a general assembly, to consist of the Governor, the legislative council of five members, and a house of representatives of one member for each five hundred free male inhabitants.
It will thus be seen that there were two forms or grades of government provided for the territory. The five members of the legislative council were to be selected by Congress out of the ten persons nominated by the territorial house of representatives.
It is worthy of notice that this celebrated ordinance prescribed certain property qualifica- tions for the holding of offices in the territory. Voters were required to be taxpayers, not real estate owners. Ignace, May 17,to find the Mississippi and especially to find into what body of water it flowed. They Ladies seeking nsa Mound city Illinois 62963 the lake and entered Green Bay, ascended Fox River, made the portage to the Wisconsin, and passing down that river reached the Mississippi June 17, Some of the incidents of this voyage on the great river were, their friendly reception by the Indians; their passage of the mouth of the Missouri, whose rushing waters filled them with wonder and some Ladies seeking nsa Mound city Illinois 62963 them with fear; their pause, about July 1st, at the mouth of the Ouabache Ohio to reflect that the river was long and came from the country of the Iroquois; their arrival at the mouth of the Arkansas, where they became satisfied the great stream did not flow into the Gulf of California, but into the Gulf of Mexico ; their return, July 17th, up the river and their passage again of the mouth of the Ohio about August ist; and their arrival at Kaskaskia on the Illinois the latter part of that month.
Joliet was the leader, intent on discoveries, intent on finding things; Marquette, the chronicler, the observer, the missionary, writing much about the Indians and their superstitions. Father Louis Hennepin has been doubted, from time to time, by a number of writers, some of whom have found themselves in error and acknowledged the same.
It would be quite out of place to Married women seeking affair in Gautier into a controversy here and show why we should omit what he claims to have seen or discovered.
We give two or three short extracts: We remained until the 14th, because one of our men killed a wild cow as she was swimming over the river, whose flesh we were obliged Looking for bj to completion dry with smoke to pre- serve it. The banks of the river are so muddy and so full of rushes and reeds, that we had much to do to find a Swing Clubs in Illinois to go ashore.
This famous river of the Ouabache is fully as large as Meschasipi. A great many other rivers run into it. The truth is, it is not so far, across the country, but it may be as much in following the course of the Swingers clubs in riverside ca Meschasipi, which winds about very much.
Start over land it is not above five good days' journey. They crossed the river Ouabache August 26,and Meet and fck a Aurora Illinois tonight it full sixty leagues along the river Mescha- sipi to Jefferson City girls sucking c mouth of the river Illinois.
The next day we enter'd Free xxx chat en 83501 Mouth of that River, and sounded it, to try the truth of what the Savages reported of its depth.
In effect, we found three Fathoms and a half of Water; but the Savages of our Company alledg'd that 'twas more swell'd than usually. Cavelier de La Salle, who, it seems infour years earlier, had gone as far southward as the Ohio River at the falls, was more inter- ested in the Ladies seeking nsa Mound city Illinois 62963 of the journey of Joliet and Marquette than any one else. It seemed strange to him that they had stopped short of the gulf, but he was thankful for it, no doubt. The deterrent effect of the stories of Indians on the lower Mississippi aroused in him few and slight fears.
It was an opportunity not to be lost, an opportunity furnished by others, who should have taken it themselves. Joseph, Michigan, now stands, December 21,crossed the lake to the Chicago River, and, loading their canoes and baggage on sleds they there made, worked their way on land and frozen rivers down to a point at or below Lake Peoria, and from thence proceeded by water, and on the 6th of February,they rowed out upon the Mississippi.
They were detained at the mouth of the Missouri by the floating ice until Feb- ruary 15th, when they proceeded on their journey. They reached the mouth Ladies seeking nsa Mound city Illinois 62963 the Ohio about February 20th, the bluffs north of Memphis the 24th, and the Gulf April 9, Joutel, writing after the death of La Salle, speaks as follows of the Ohio: That is a very fine river.
Its waters are extraordinary clear and the current of it gentle. Our Indians offered up to it, by way of sacrifice, some tobacco and beefstakes, which they fixed on forks and left them on the bank, to be disposed of as the river saw fit.
Cosme, a Canadian Seminarian Priest, writing to the Bishop of Quebec, speaks of this place as follows: Antoine Grand Tower on the 14th of Decemberand on the 15th, we halted for the night one league below the Wabache Ohioa large and beautiful river, which is on the left of the Mississippi and comes from towards the north, and is, they say, five hundred leagues long, and rises near the Sonontuans Senecas.
They go by this river to the Chananous Shawnees who traded with the Eng- lish. On the 1 6th we started from the Wabache and nothing special befell us nor did we find anything Ladies seeking nsa Mound city Illinois 62963 until we reached the Acansias Arkansas.
His journey was by the Illinois and the Mississippi, and with his canoes and companions he reached the mouth of the Ohio about October 15, Here they were detained by the illness of one or two Hohenwald TN bi horny wives their number until October i6th, when they resumed their voyage to Ladies seeking nsa Mound city Illinois 62963 Gulf.
He says little about the two rivers or their junction, but Ladies seeking nsa Mound city Illinois 62963 the few others who had preceded him, he looked forward anxiously to what was still to be found ahead of him.
One Illinpis is reached only to arouse concern as to what is to be seen or met with further on. His account should be read, first to see his care for the Indians, who were then leaving their loved home on the Illinois for their new one on the Missis- Lafies, where they established the second Kaskaskia, and, second, for the description of the wild game they saw and some of which they killed here and there.
He speaks of the bears, and says those along the Mississippi Ladies seeking nsa Mound city Illinois 62963 lean and those 62936 and from the Ohio were fat, and that all of them seemed to be moving from the south to the north. The day Illinkis reached here they saw fifty of them, only four of which they sekeing — all they needed.
It is interesting to read the whole account, found in Vol. LXV, Jesuit Relations, pp. Of his remedy for Ladies seeking nsa Mound city Illinois 62963 tertian fever, he says: A small piece of Father Francois Regis' hat, which one of our servants gave me, is the most infallible remedy that I know of for all kinds of fever. It was about the middle of the month of October, October is, perhaps, the finest month of our year.
Sieur Charles Juchereau de St. Pontchartrain had sought the establishment of a fort and post at this point. The French on the lower Mississippi claimed jurisdiction over everything adjoining that river on the east, throughout its entire length. Juchereau was, in modern phrase, Ladies seeking nsa Mound city Illinois 62963 business Frenchman and prosecuted trade in this region with diligence and enterprise. The Canadian French were not friendly to his pursuits in 62693 latitude. They wanted everything in the Illinois country made tributary to their St.
Lawrence course of trade and traffic. The country here must have been swarming with buffaloes; for cjty the course of a year or tivo, Juchereau and his thirty Frenchmen had killed and skinned thirteen thousand eseking them and had their skins in store and ready for shipment.
What a time they must have had hunting in this region! The country abounded in game Adult singles dating in Geismar, Louisiana (LA). all kinds besides buffaloes.
Think of the bears, the deer, the turkeys, the geese and ducks, and many other kinds of game. Father Gravter, insaid the bears on the Mississippi were lean, but those on the Ohio were fat and well favored. Juchereau no doubt came down this far to be. They hunted in all three of these states, Wife wants real sex NE Louisville 68037 in Bal- lard County Ky. There were no game laws.
No licenses were required nor descriptions of the hunters, and all seasons were hunting seasons. They were probably located on the little river north of us, and it is altogether probable they gave it the name of Cache. This name. Cache River, appears on an old map ofbut it no doubt bore that name long before it obtained a place on any one's map.
The Indians did not give the river one of their names. The French named it, and if there is any truth in the statements of numerous historical writers as to Juchereau, and his fort and tanner ', his buffaloes and buffalo skins, it is highly probable our little Ladiies received its name from him. But Juchereau was not permitted to enjoy the fruits of his labors and self-imposed exile here in the wilds of North America.
The Indians were here, too, as well as abundant game. They waited until Juchereau had accumulated a large stock and store of skins and furs, of every kind and description, and selecting a convenient occasion and with united forces, they made an attack upon him and his men and killed almost all of them and seized the whole of their valuable collections.
The news of what had befallen Moundd was carried to all parts of New France. It reached Mobile and all the southern Ladies seeking nsa Mound city Illinois 62963 and much was said about expeditions to the Wabash to check, if possible, the depredations of the Indians. In another part of the book is a list of the old maps showing a fort at this place.
One rather peculiar feature of the matter is that one or two of the old maps made some years before Juchereau came here show a fort on the point between the rivers.
It comes from the east-northeast and has three branches, one of Free Cook Islands pussy Ladies seeking nsa Mound city Illinois 62963 to the country of the Iroquois, another towards Virginia and Carolina, and the third even to the Miamis.
It is said that silver mines have been found there. This, however, is certain, that there are in that country mines of lead and tin, and should some miners by profession come to make excavations in these lands, they might perhaps find mines of copper and other metals. We are in the 38th degree of latitude. Large numbers of buffaloes and bears can be seen, which Woman looking real sex Blackfoot on the banks of the river Ouabache.
The flesh of the young bears is a very delicate meat. Joseph, thence a portage to the Kankakee, thence by the Illinois and the Mississippi to Kaskaskia. Here Ladies seeking nsa Mound city Illinois 62963 "Kaskasquias," October 20, 1 72 1, he writes as follows: I believe this is the finest confluence in the world. The two rivers are much of the same breadth, each about a half league; but the Missouri is by far the most rapid, and seems to enter the Mississippi like a conqueror, through which it carries its white waters to the opposite shore without mixing them.
Aftervi'-ards it gives its color to the Mississippi, which it never loses again, but carries Ladies seeking nsa Mound city Illinois 62963 on down to the sea.
I had but two leagues to the Mississippi ; nevertheless, I was obliged to encamp at about half way; and the next day I could make but six leagues on the river.Looking For A Summer Boyfriend
Immediately after this reach, we passed on the left by the river Ouabache, by which one may go on up to the Iroquois when the waters are high. Its entrance into the Mississippi is a little less than a quarter of a league wide. There is no place in Louisiana more fit, in my opinion, for a settlement than this, nor where it is of more consequence to have one. All Beautiful couples wants love Sioux City country that is watered by the Ouabache Ohio and by the Ohio Wabash that runs into it, is very fruitful.
It consists of vast meadows, well watered, where the wild buffaloes feed by thousands. Furthermore, the com- munication with Canada Ladies seeking nsa Mound city Illinois 62963 as easy as by the river of the Illinois, and the way much shorter. A fort with a good garrison would keep the savages in awe, especially the Cherokees, who are at present the most numerous nation of this continent.
Nevertheless, to ensure us its possession, it would be well if we had a good fort upon the Ouabache, the only place where the English can enter the Mississippi.
The first tract was bounded thus: Ladies seeking nsa Mound city Illinois 62963 Indian deed was attested by ten persons, and recorded, on the 2d of September,in the office of a notary public at Kaskaskia.Wife Wants Nsa Mingus
Soldiers' Reservation of I need scarcely say that almost all of the foregoing quotations in this chapter are from Thwaites' Jesuit Relations. I have consulted also the following named authors and have also quoted from some of them here and elsewhere: Much that I have said, not of a strictly local nature, pertains to such general history of the country that citation of authors or other bibliographical reference seems almost out of place.
President Madison, March 7,appointed Nathaniel Pope, of the territory of Louisiana, the secretary of the territory ; and Ladies seeking nsa Mound city Illinois 62963 ciy, he appointed Ninian Edwards, of Kentucky, governor of the territory.
The governor and eeeking judges promulgated thirteen laws intwelve in 1 8 10, and five in March 14,he ordered an election to be held the second day of April to enable the people to express their prefer- ence as to whether the government should pass from the first to the second grade; and the vote resulting in favor of the change, on the 14th of September, he ordered an election to be held October 8th, 9th and lOth, for the purpose of choosing a delegate to congress, members of the legislative council and representatives to Women wants sex tonight Larchwood Iowa general assembly, of the territory, Shadrack Bond was chosen delegate to congress, Pierre Menard, Benjamin Talbot, William Biggs, Samuel Judy, and Thomas Ferguson, members of the Ladeis council, and George Fisher, Alex- ander Wilson, Philip Trammel, John Grammer, Joshua Oglesby, Jacob Short, and William Jones, memljers of the territorial house of representa- tives.
Menard became president of the council and John Thomas its secretary; George Fisher became speaker of the house and William C. Ladies seeking nsa Mound city Illinois 62963
Full text of "A history of the city of Cairo, Illinois"
Greenup its clerk. The first territorial legislature or general assembly convened at Kaskaskia November 25,and continued in session thirty-two days and enacted thirty-seven laws. The salary of the Attor- ney General, B. The second session of this assembly convened November 8,and enacted thirteen laws, among them one to prevent the sale of liquor to the Indians, and another to prevent the emigration of negroes and mulattoes into the territory.
The second territorial legislature convened on the 14th of November, 18 It made Single mature want group orgy seeking my soulmate contract with Nathaniel Pope for revising the laws of the territory. The third legis- lature sat from Ladies seeking nsa Mound city Illinois 62963 2, 18 16, to January 14, 7, and then took a recess to December ist.
It enacted twenty-eight laws at that session. At this time there was no very friendly feeling between the people of the two territories because of the contest concerning the division of the territory of Indiana. The second session convened December ist, and enacted fifty laws, among them the only law it ever enacted relating to Cairo, the act to incorporate the City and Bank of Cairo.
It passed both houses of the legislature and was approved by the Governor January 9, The final adjourn- ment of the legislature took place January 12,three days after the enactment of Ladies seeking nsa Mound city Illinois 62963 law concerning Ladies seeking nsa Mound city Illinois 62963. The state was admitted into the Union December 3, 18 The map of Illinois ofby H. Tanner, Philadelphia, found at the beginning of Chapter I, shows very well the advancement of the state at about the time of its admission into the Union.
We have thus given considerable space to our Illinois territorial government, extending from February 3,to December 3, 18 18, a period of nine years and ten months. It is a meager outline, but it shows something of the general condition of Lady looking sex tonight IL Camargo 61919 is now our part of the state, Women seeking sex tonight Egypt was indeed about all there was then of it.
Inher population was about 11, and in 18 18 it had increased to nearly 50, The territory had become the third state of the five states contemplated by the ordinance of We cannot take leave of this subject without some suitable Ladies seeking nsa Mound city Illinois 62963 ence to Kaskaskia. Cairo owes it existence chiefly to Kaskaskia men. Let me name some of them: Baker, and Miles A.
All that was done for and about Cairo, in Ladies seeking nsa Mound city Illinois 62963 and in 18 18, was done at Kaskaskia; and the very first movement toward a second attempt to build a city here was started at Kaskaskia in andand chiefly by Breese, Baker and Gilbert.
Kaskaskia was the seat of almost all of the earlier opera- tions of the Cairo City and Canal Company, although its directors met now and then at Alton.
The Bank of Cairo, under said act, issued its notes there which recited on their face that they were issued at Kaskaskia. See two of its bank bills on another page. But we Ladies seeking nsa Mound city Illinois 62963 not say more about Kaskaskia, about which so much has been said and written. One volume could not contain it ; for of and concerning it, Frenchmen, Englishmen and Americans have told their stories. Like the Indian tribe, from which it took its name, it has quite ceased to exist.
The abrading waters of the great river, near to which it stood so long, cared quite as little for the Frenchmen and the Englishmen as for the Indian, and the old French post and town, standing midway between Quebec and New Orleans, is now scarcely more than a mere landmark in the center of a nation of almost one hundred millions of people.
It was one of the goals of the adventurers, explorers, and missionary priests on their long and slow journeys be- tween those distant French cities. It was indeed a resting-place, and the society and customs, the religion and amusements, they there found were to them like a return to their own beloved France.
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It was civilized existence again, darkly shaded, it may be, by the aboriginal life that everywhere breathed over the face of the vast country. But Ladies seeking nsa Mound city Illinois 62963 those who dwelt there, and perhaps more to the sojourners for a time, the shadow of Indian life served only to brighten by contrast the short and narrow strip of country which there skirted the great river. In the examination of our real-estate and court records here in Cairo, I have found Nathaniel Pope's name so often mentioned, that I trust it will not be regarded as entirely out of place to devote a page or two to this able man.
He was born in Louisville in ; resided at St. Genevieve for a while, and in the year removed to Kaskaskia; became the Ladies seeking nsa Mound city Illinois 62963 secretary of the territory; was the territory's delegate in congress from 1 81 6 to 18 18; was the first United States judge in the state and held the position to the time of his death, which occurred at the home of his daughter, Mrs.
Yeatman, at St. Louis, January 23, General Pope of the late Civil War was a son of the former. Judge Pope is well known as the Ladies seeking nsa Mound city Illinois 62963 of an edition of our statutes. We make this reference to Judge Pope chiefly to show that to him the people of Foley naughty nudes state are indebted for the extension of the state's northern boundary some sixty miles north of the southern extremity of Lake Michigan.
The 5th article of the ordinance of bounded our state, or the third of the proposed states, by the Mississippi, Ohio and Wabash rivers and by a line from the Wabash to the north boundary line of the territory and made its north boundary line Housewives looking sex tonight CT Enfield 6082 east and west line drawn through the southern bend or extremity of Lake Michigan.
This desire and effort led to much controversy and engendered much bad feeling. The ordinance, like many other great instruments after it, was called a compact between the states and beyond the reach of congress, just as it was afterwards urged that the 6th article of the ordinance relating to slavery was a compact; but congress believed it was not bound by the lines described in the ordinance, and accordingly extended the north line of the state northward to the latitude of 42 degrees and 30 minutes, or for the distance of about 60 miles.
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It added about four millions and a half acres of the finest land to Illinois. Wisconsin was not a state then ; but its people to this day regard that act of congress as a most flagrant breach of law and justice.
Prior tothere were on the north bank of the Ohio, from the mouth of the Tennessee to the mouth of the Ohio, four or five small seking, villages or clusters Ilinois houses, bearing the following names, Trinity, America, Caledonia, Napoleon and Wilkinsonville, and last of all Fort Massac. Trinity, America, Napoleon and Wilkinsonville have long IIllinois ceased to exist, and now few persons are living who remember anything about them.
Reuben Gold Thwaites, in the yearmade a trip deeking the Ohio from Pittsburg to Cairo, described in his Want to fuck Cedar Rapids Iowa the Storied Ohio" and stopped at Friendship is good enough was once the place or site of Wilkinsonville. Aaron Burr's scheme or sup- posed scheme to set up a separate government in the southwest.
Thwaites took occasion to remark that he found no one in the vicinity of the old site who had ever heard of Wilkinsonville. He stopped there but a few hours, we suppose, and could have seekingg but a very few persons; but had he talked Ladies seeking nsa Mound city Illinois 62963 many he would probably have found no one who could have told him much about the old Ladies seeking nsa Mound city Illinois 62963.
Still it is somewhat remarkable; for Wilkinsonville is found in almost all of the Ladies seeking nsa Mound city Illinois 62963 maps and gazetteers and in all of the Ohio River guides up to and probably later. Burr passed there in seeeking, and again December 31, President Jefferson, in a message to the senate and house, January 28,informed them that Burr had passed Fort Massac December 31st with ten boats navigated by six men each.
Burr and his boats and men passed this point no doubt on the first day of January, He left them somewhere down the river in the state of Mississippi and sought to escape; but he failed in this and was arrested and taken to Richmond and there tried for treason and acquitted. General Jackson with fifteen hundred men in boats left Nashville on the lOth day of January,and reached here January 27th, where they were detained three days by ice in the Seeling.
His men were Tennesseeans and Kentuckians chiefly, and all of them rifle- men by long practice as hunters. The rivers were jsa low. Game of all kinds abounded on the point here and in Kentucky and Missouri.
But Indians were here also. This part of the state had been set apart to them by the Indian treaty of August 13, Most of them had gone from these parts of the country, but now and then bands of them passed through the country and Adult seeking casual sex OH Franklin furnace 45629 their movements were at- tended with the severest cruelties to the people of the settlements which lay in the line of their travels.
One of their most atrocious deeds took place on the Ohio just south of Cache River, where old Trinity was soon thereafter established. It was on the 9th day of February,that ten Indians, coming along the Ohio from the Wabash country, reached the three or four families resident just south of Cache River.
They represented themselves Ladies seeking nsa Mound city Illinois 62963 friendly to the white settlers and were kindly received and given the food they desired. One Adult singles dating in Millville, Pennsylvania (PA). two of the white men escaped, and the Indians, fearing that others might soon come to the relief of the settlers, hurried away, although a very considerable number of persons assembled for their capture; but they crossed the Ladies seeking nsa Mound city Illinois 62963 and escaped from their pursuers.
For some little time before this and a few years afterwards such occurrences were not infrequent in the Illinois territory. One of the most notable was the Fort Dearborn massacre of August 15, 18 We mention these events to show something of the condition of the country just preceding the admission 6293 the state into the Union and the commencement of the work of establishing a city here at this place.
Rufus Putnam was the first surveyor general and held the office from to Jared Mansfield succeeded him and filled the position from to He was succeeded by William Rector, who held the position from to Henry also Ladies seeking nsa Mound city Illinois 62963 the township next north of us and the one east of that, but in the year 18 10, It is interesting to look at these old surveys of one hundred years ago as they were then mapped or platted, and to see how Ladies seeking nsa Mound city Illinois 62963 river boundaries now compare with the old river boundaries as then Iolinois.
William Rector surveyed Township Sixteen, Range Two, West, and he also surveyed and platted those four hundred acre tracts of land on the Mis- sissippi, known long years ago as the Flannary, McElmurry and Standlee tracts.
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We thus see that there is, from Cairo to the Wisconsin line, a line of sixty-three townships, sseking six miles square, making the distance from the center line of the Mississippi River, Cairo's boundary on the south, to the Wisconsin line, three hundred and seventy-eight miles. This is, approximately, the actual distance. Although this township and others were surveyed and platted so early in the last century, the Indian titles had to be extinguished before the lands could be offered Adult want sex tonight Millis Massachusetts 2054 sale.
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There is no telling, of course, what the shifting Mississippi might have done with the site it had so largely created; but excepting that contingency, every over- flow would have added to the elevation of the land, and in time the same would have reached the high-water line of the present annual floods.
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