History of the Shawnee Indians, from the Year 1681 to 1854, Inclusive

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E. Morgan & sons, 1855 - 306 strani

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Stran 282 - There runs not a drop of my blood in the veins of any living creature. This called on me for revenge. I have sought it. I have killed many: I have fully glutted my vengeance: for my country 1 rejoice at the beams of peace.
Stran 107 - States; and until such sale, the United States will protect all the said Indian tribes in the quiet enjoyment of their lands against all citizens of the United States, and against all other white persons who intrude upon the same. And the said Indian tribes again acknowledge themselves to be under the protection of the said United States and no other power whatever.
Stran 7 - I have great love and regard towards you ; and desire to win and gain your love and friendship, by a kind, just and peaceable life...
Stran 16 - It was not their custom to use hostile weapons against their fellow-creatures, for which reason they had come unarmed. Their object was not to do injury, and thus provoke the Great Spirit, but to do good. They were...
Stran 281 - I appeal to any white man to say, if ever he entered Logan's cabin hungry, and he gave him not meat; if ever he came cold and naked, and he clothed him not. During the course of the last long and bloody war, Logan remained idle in his cabin, an advocate for peace. Such was my love for the whites, that my countrymen pointed as they passed, and said, 'Logan is the friend of white...
Stran 5 - That no man shall, by any ways or means, in word, or deed, affront, or wrong any Indian, but he shall incur the same pen^alty of the law, as if he had committed it against his fellow planter...
Stran 80 - ... to us, as if our want of strength had destroyed our rights. Our chiefs had felt your power, and were unable to contend against you, and they therefore gave up that country.
Stran 103 - But before we speak to you concerning this, we must know from you whether you mean to leave us and our children any land to till. Speak plainly to us concerning this great business.

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