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359 Laurens, fort,

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Indians, western, murdered in 1774, 123 to 127 Kentucky talks of internal improvements,

197
join English, &c. 148. 153 Kenton, Simon,
in 1774,
129 Kittaniog, Armstrong attacks,

79
in 1775,

144. 146 Kirkland, Rev. Samuel, amung Iroquois, 144.374
altaek Kentucky, 152. 155 Knox, Col. James, in West,

119
in 1776,
162 Knives, Long or Big,

186. 167
attack Kentucky,

164 Knox, plans of, after St. Clair's defeat, 371
threaten to unite.

200
in 1785,
272 La Salle, his enterprises,

9 to 27
to be altacked,
279 Lake trade,

556
in 1790,

323. &c. La Hontan, his travels,
in 1791,
346 Laclede founds St. Louis,

179
in 1793,

394 La Barre, Governor of Canada, defames La
wish for peace, 1794-5, 413

Salle,
Indian Councils,
146. 147, and note. Law, John and his doings in France,

34
Indians, commissioners to treat with, 259. 300 Lancaster, treaty of, 1744,

47. 49, note.
attempts to civilize,
568 Land-laws of Virginia, 1779,

218 to 220
Indian wars renewed,

318. 321 Land Commissioners,
Indian Departments,

146 Le Caron, explores Upper Canada,
Indiana, the iract so called in 1763,
107 Le Clercq's account of La Salle,

16. note.
territory formed.

471 to 473 Le Sueur, seeks and finds copper on St.
Innis, Judye,

428
Peter's River,

33 and note
Insurrection, whiskey,

435 tn 452 Lee, Colonel Thomas, treats at Lancaster, 49
Iroquois, in Illinois, 1680,
15, 46. 47 forms Ohio Company,

49. 50
place their lands under England, 46 Lewis, Andrew, General, surveys for Green-
names of, &c.

46, note.
briar Company,

53
claims to West,
46. 47. note. goes against Indians, 1756,

79
trealy with, 1744,

47
taken prisoner, 1758,

84
sell lands south of Ohio,

prepares to invade Indian country, 130
join England, 1775,
345 fighis battle of Point Pleasant,

130
during Revolution,
214 to 216 obliged to return by Lord Dunmore,

131
commissioner to treat with Indians,

1778,
Jay, John, minister to Spain,

222
Lexington, Ky. settled,

217
his treaty with England, 415, note, 459
Legionville,

377
Jefferson, fort, (on Mississippi,) built_1780,

222
Lewis and Clarke, their expedition,

495
attacked and abandoned,
234 Lewis, Colonel, in 1813,

537 10 539
Jefferson fort (in Ohio) built,

200. 201
Joliet goes with Marquette to seek the Missis-

Little Meadows,

64
sippi,

Little Turtle,

371. 420, nole
loses his papers,

8

Logan, Secretary of Pennsylvania, wishes
Joutel, bistorian of La Salle's voyage to mouth

west secured,
of Mississippi,

21

Logan, murder of the family of, 123 to 128
goes to explore coast of Golf,

21
his revenge,

129
commands at bay of St. Louis,

23
his speech,

132
his troubles,

24 Logan, Benjamin, crosses mountains, 1775, 141
reaches Mississippi and Illinois,

27
hls rescue of Harrison,

166
Johnson, Sir William, at Niagara,

99
goes to Holston for powder,

167
makes treaty, 1765,

101
calls convention, 1784,

265
proposes new colony,

109
attacks Shawnee towns,

279
sends to Indians to keep peace, 129 Louisiana taken possession of for France by
his death,

145
La Salle,

8
Johnson, Guy, influences Indians, 1775, 145. 148

supposed wealth of,

33
meets Indians, 1777,

163
transferred to Crozat,

33
Jolly's statement as to Greathouse, 1794, 129

resigned by him and given to Missis-
Jones, goes with Clark to Va. 1776,

160
sippi Company,

34
is killed on his return, 361.

west of Mississippi transferred to Spain, 176
Jumonville, death of 64.

measures relative to purchase of by U.
States,

483 to 486
Kaskaskia, founded by Gravier,

30
organised,

489
river, villages near in 1721,

36

Lonsdale, lord, proposeg to colonize Louisiana, 44
in 1750,
38 Logstown, Weiser, sent to,

45
in 1770 and 71,

54
176. 178 treaty of in 1752,
Keith, Governor, wishes West secured, 42

where situated,

54.55 & notes

50
Kentucky, Indian claims to, 46. 107, 108, 110 Loyal Co.

113
explored,

111 to 119 Long Hunters,
first settlers,

121, 138 Louisville, neighborhood of peopled,
first families in,

149

established by law,
recognised as part of Virginia, 152 to 161 population of, 1784,

265, note.

Loramie's store,
petitions Virginia, 1776,

157 to 159
in 1777,

305. 329. note.
Losantiville,

164 to 168
chooses burgesses,

174
Lovejoy killed,

575
divided into three counties,
229 Luth, Sieur du, meets Hennepin,

16
organised, 1781,
234 Lyman, General, asks grant of land,

106
235
emigration of girls to,

120
goes to Natchez,

308
re-organised,

261 Ludlow, Israel,
rapid growth of,

265
proposes separation from Virginia, 266. 271. Marquette and Dablon found St. Mary's mis
282. 285. 280. 320.

sion,
views upon federal constitution, 287 Marquette founds station St. Ignatius, at Mac-
disappointed in not being made a state

kinac,
in 1788,
312 Marquette's expedition,

S to 9
admitted to the Union,
420 Mascoutens,

note 6
amends her constitution,

470) Mary St., falls of first visited,

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Matagorda bay, bay of St. Louis, or bay of Moravians, befriended by British,

248
St. Bernard, La Salle in,

22 Morgan, George, at New Madrid, 317 & note.
Massac, fort, or Massiac,

41, note Mormonism, its rise and bistory, 577 to 583
Marshe's account of Lancaster treaty, 1744, 47 | Murray, of Kentucky,

428
Mackinac attacked, 1814.

551
taken, 1763,

92 Names of tribes, lakes, &c. &c. 9. note, 11. note.
taken, 1812,
530 Natchez, foundation of,

33
MeDonald marches into Indian country, 129

contest of natives of, and French, 36
Massachuselts Council fear Indians, 1775, 144

General Lyman, goes to, &c. 120 & note.
McColloch, Major, his escape, 1777,
173 New Orleans laid out,

35
May, George, surveyor in Kentucky,

Charlevoix's description of,

35
220, 224. 234. 256
a place of deposit,

461
Maulding, settles on Red river,

223

ceases to be,

476
Martin's station taken,

224 New York, proceedings in relative to war of
Malden, Full prepares to attack,

527
1751,

61.62
Mackintosh, Fort,

199
proposes to cede lands,

227
Massacre of Chicago, 1812,
530 Needham, journal of Mr.

43
Maryland objects to land claims of Virgin- New Mexico, explored from Boston, in 1678,
ia, &c.
226

44. 45
Massacre at Frenchtown, 1813.
539 Necessily. Fort, built and taken,

65
Marriages in West in early times, 237 10 240 Newtown, battle of,

215
Mac Gary, bis conduct at Blue Licke, 253 New Jersey objects to iand claims of Virgi.
MacArthur's expedition into Canada,
552 nia, &e.

223
Marshall, Thomas, surveyor in Kentucky,' New Madrid,

317 and note.
234. 256. Neville, General John,

437. 444. & note.
Marietta founded, &c.
302 Nicholas, of Kentucky,

428
McKee, Alexander, Indian agent, 335, note. Northwest taken formal possession of by
May, William, sent to Indians, 1792, &c.

French,

5
381, note, 406. measures to defend the, 1812,

525
McFarland, killed attacking Neville's house, 446 North American Land Company,

459
Malden deserted by British,
547 Nullification in Kentucky,

466
Mesnard founds mission on Lake Superior,

in Obio,

560
Mesconsin or Wisconsin river,
6 Observatory, Cincinnati,

583
Mercer, C. F. has original papers, 49, note. Ochequiton, or Alabama river,

44
Colonel, sent to Eugland,

91 | Occupying claimant law of Kentucky, 464
Medals placed by French along Ohio, 51 Ohio River, when first visited, &c.
Meadows, Great and Little,

64

42. 45 and notes.
Meadow Indians, Clark's treatment of, 192 Ohio Company of 1748, 49 note, 50. 87. 165. 109
Meigs, fort, built,
541 Ohio Company of 1786,

283. 288
besieged,
543 conclude purchase,

291
Mississippi, reached by De Soto,

3
prepare to settle,

299
reached by Marquelle,
6 reach the Muskingum,

301
names of,
note, 9. 22. 31. found Marietta, &c.

301 to 305
mouth reached by La Salle,

18
settlements of spread,

320
d'Iberville,

31
siale of settlements, 1791,

345
Mississippi Company, or Company of West, Ohio, state of, measures in relation to forming,
or Company of Indies,
34

475, 477 to 480
takes Louisiana,

35 | O!dham, Colonel,

368, 369 & note.
resigns it again,

36 Ordinance for government of Northwest Ter.
1769,

108
ritory,

292 to 298
Mississippi, troubles with Spain, relative to,

dividing lands in Northwest territory, 269
221. 280. 285 Orleans Territory formed,

489
views of Washington respecting, 1787, 287 Oswego, British and Indians meet at,

163
trade opened upon,
286, 309. 323 Ouabouskigon or Ohio,

7
Miamis river of La Salle same as St. Josephs
of lake Michigan,
13 Pamphilo de Narivaez, explores Florida

1
Miami confederacy, was it conquered by the Paris, peace of

89
Iroquois,
46. 47. note. Parsons, General, letter from,

275
Miani Great, sort and trading station, built Patterson, Colonel,

304. 308
on, 1752,
51 Pinet, father, founds Cahokia,

30
Miami village on Maumee, importance of, 353 Pickaw illany,

54 and note.
Miami University, steps relating to, 486. 509 Pitt fort, plan of,

63, note.
Missouri river, names of,
7, 11, 43 attacked by Indians, 1763,

96
Missouri admitted to Union,

561
dismantled,

123
Military duty in early times,

242 Pittsburgh, Indians meet at 1775, 146. 147
Military claimants of Virginia lands, 266 Pipe, Captain,

148
Miller, Christopher,
400, note, 404 Pittman, Captain, visits Illinois,

176
Miro, Governor,
427 Pittsburgh, laid out, &c.

264
Mill, first, in West,
320, uote. Arthur Lee's account of

265
Mill for paper making, first in West,

463
various facis as to,

553
Mitchell, Professor,
584 Pickering, treats with Iroquois, 1791,

349
Mississin neway expedition, 1812,

537 Ponce de Leon discovers Florida,
Michigan admitted to Union,
573 Pownall's Topography,

52, note.
war with Ohio,

574 Post's missions to the western Indians, 83 to 85
Mobile, founded by D’Iberville,
33 Post settles on the Muskingum,

149
Montour, interpreter at Logstown, 55 & note. Posis of Northwest retained by British, 260 to 264
Montour, Cajharine,
55 & note. given up to United States,

462
Moravians in the West,
149. 150 Posts (mails) in West,

313. note.
Moravians taken hy British to Sandusky, 231 Pontiac, visits Major Rogers,
tried at Detroit,

232
visits Henry,

89
threatened by Americans,
233 unites Indians against English,

91
murdered by Americans,
244 attacks Detroit,

93 to 97
issues bark money,

96

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Pontiac deserted his followers,
97 De Soto, authorities, in relation to,

note ?
killed in Mlinois,

100 Spotswood, Governor, crosses Alleghanies,
Point Pleasant, ballle of,

130. 131 Spanish claims 10 Mississippi and West, 221. 90
Pond's mission, 1972,

375 Spaniards lakc St. Josepbs,
Power, Thomas,

488 Spanislı property seized al Vincennes, 281
Prudhomme lost at Chickasaw bluffs,

17 Stobo, Captain, account of French at Fort
Fort, La Salle at,

19
Du Quesne,

63 note.
Fort, built,
17 hostage of French,

65
Proces verbal of La Salle as to discovery of Stanwix, Fort,(Fort Schuyler or Rome,) 106. 146
Mississippi,

17 Stirling, Captain, takes possession of Illinois, 176
Presqu'ile (Erie) French fortify,

53 Spain, attempts to separate the western states
taken by Indians, 1763,

96. note.
from Union,

313, 427
Proclamation of 1763,

97 a'tempts to excite Indians, (1790-95)
Printing Presses, first in West, 287 and note.

396. 97
Puans, bay of, saine as Green bay,

19 difficulties with in 1797, &e,

461, 465
Putnam, Rufus,
283. 379, 382

1816,
Raystown (Bedford) march from hy Forbes, 81 Spanish intrigues in Kentucky,
Rey, James, supplies Harrodslurgh, 1777, 166 Speculations in land in West,

459. 481
Randall and others, land speculators, 459 Siales, names of proposed western,
Redstone (Brownsville)

64 Suites, Benjamin,

299. 305. 307
Redhawk kiiled,

163 Story, Daniel, first teacher and preacher in
Reynolds & Girty,
251 Ohio Company's purchase,

320
Religion in West in early times,
244 Stedman's mission, 1792,

375
Recovery, Fort, built,

400 Steamboats in West,

522 to 524
allacked,

403 Superior, lake, visited by French,
Reserve, Virginia, northwest of Ohio, settled, 455 Sullivan, invades lands of Iroquois,

215
Connecticut,
457, 473 Symmes, J.C. applies for land,

999
Rigdon, Sidney,
578 issues proposals, &c.

304 to 309
Rock Fort on Illinois river,

19
his contract, &c.

305, note. 453
Rocheblave commands Kaskaskia, 1778, 186. 189
Rosalie, Fori, (Natchez,)

33 Taylor, Captain (now General) 2. defends
Rogers, Major, Robert, goes to Detroit, 87 fort Harrison,

531
crosses Ohio,
88 Tennessee river, English forts on,

45
Rogers, Colonel, attacked by ludiane, 1779, 217 Teedyuscung,

82, 83, 85
Ruddle's station taken,

224 Territory oorthwest of Ohio, cessions of, 105.

230, 258. 284
Saint Mary, falls of, visited by French,

4 settlers forbidden to enter, 257. 260. 970
Saint Anthony, falls of, discovered by Henne.

ordinance respecting sale of lands in, 969
pia,

16
laws passed in, to 1795,

459
Saint Louis, fort on Winois river,

19 chooses representatives,

466. 467
Saint Louis bay, (Malagorda bay, La Salle in, 92 laws passed by representatives,

469
Saint Bernard bay, (same as bay of St. Louis,) 22 divisions among the people of,

475
Saint Jerome, or Wabash, river,
41 Territory Mississippi,

465
Saint Pierre, French columander in West, in

Nilinois formed, &c.

509
1753,

60
Orleans.

489
Sandy Creek voyage,

79
Indiana formed, &c.

472
Saint Clair, Arthur, arrests Connolly, 1774, 122

Michigan formed, &c.

190
accuses Connolly,

123
Indiana, slavery in,

506
Saint Louis, origin of and history, 178 to 183 Tecuinthe, his efforts, &c. 489, 492. 495. 507. 509
Saint Josephs iaken by Spaniards,
230

510
B1. Clair asks court of Inquiry,
376 meets Harrison, 1810,

512
field of his defeat visite 1,

377. 399
goes south, 1811,

514
fort,

383
killed,

518
Governor, his unpopularity,

474 Thompson, Gen. surveys on Licking, 100-nole
Saint Ildefonso, treaty of,
474 Theit in west in early tlmes,

249
St Clair's expedition,
353 to 370 Thames, battle of,

547 to 550
Bargent Winthrop,
465, note. Tippecanoe, battle of,

515
Schools in Ohio,
565. 568 Tigress taken by British,

552
Sciolo, attempt to settle on, 1785,
271 Todd, Colonel, in 1770,

161
Senal, a Jesuit, killed among Chickasaws, 37 | Tonti, La Salle's lieutenant,

10
Feven years war begins,

78
left at fort Crevec@ur,

14
Seduction in West rare in early times,

243
forced to leave the Illinois,

15
Sebastian's Intrigues with Spain,

427
sent to Count Frontenac in 1689,

19
Shelby, Governor, goes to aid Harrison, 545

remains in west till 1700, or later, 28. 99
Fori, rounded and taken,

552 Tramontine order founded by Spottswood,
Evan and Isaac, at baitle of Point Plea. Trent, William, sent to Ohio,

51. 57
131 commands on frontier,

60. 62
Shingiss, Delaware warrior,
59 & noie. deed to, by Iroquois, 1768,

107
Shepherd, Colonel, commands fort Henry, 169 Treaty of Lancaster,
Six Nations or Iroqnois, (see Iroquois) 46. note. Logetown,

54
Simcoe, Governor,
384. 411. Winchester,

57
Slanderers in West in early times,

243

Carlisle,
Slavery in Northwest Territory,

292
Easton,

81 and bote. 81. 85
Slough, Captain,
368, 369 and note. Fort Pitt in 1760,

87
Smith, James, Colonel, at Fort Pitt,

76
Paris, 176

89. 90
in Kentucky,

111
Detroit, 1764,

99
Smyth, Dr. bis travels and account of Hender.

Muskingum, 1704,

100
135 German Flats, 1765,

101
Smitb, Joe,
577 Fort Sianwix, 1768,

106 to 108
death of,
582 Lochaber, 1770,

107- nole. 103
Boto, Ferdinand de, goes to Florida,

2
Wataga, 1785,

136
crosses Mississippi.

with Delawares, 1778,

200
dies,

of Greenville, 1814,

553

sant,

son,

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Treaty of Ghent,

553 Walker, Dr. 107 and note. J11 and note. 223
of Great Britain and U. States, 1783, 256. 261 Walpole co.

105. 106. 109
fort Sianwix, 1784,
267. 324 Wappotomica attacked, 1774,

129
Melntosh, 1785,
267. 325 Warrior's road,

55 and note. 114
Finney, mouth of Great Miami, War of 1812, causes of,

5.25
1786,

274. 325 Washington, L. & A. concerned in Ohio co.
Harmar, 1789.
317. 325 George, sent west,

58
with G. Britain, 1795, 415-nole. 459. 462 during war,

60 to 66
with Spain, 1795,

460
buys western lands,

110 and note
of Greenville, 1794,

415 to 420
goes west, 1770,

110. 119. 121
Treaties with Indians, 481. 480. 488. 402. 494. views as to Mississippi,

287
506. 508. 509. 558 views on settling West,

257
Transylvania company,
135 Washington, fort,

321
purchase lands,
137 Wataga treaty,

136
denounced by Dunmore,

137 Wayne, his movements in West, 376. 377. 389.
organise government,
141 to 144

398. 403. 406 to 410. 411
Truman, his mission to Indians, 378. 381--note death of,

463
Twigt wees, who they were,
52 and note Wayne, fort,

411
relations with Pennsylvania, &c. 54 & nole Weiser, Conrad,

45. 48 and note
killed in defending English,
53 Wells, Samuel, noble act of,

234
in 1765,
103 West in 1750,

38. 35
Tupper, Benjamin,

283 English claim to,

43. 46 47
General, in 1812,
536 re-entered by English, 1760,

86
Turner, Lieutenant, conquered,
552 grants in, by Virginia,

87
trouble respecting,

257
Vandalia, the tract so called, 1788,

109 cession of, io U. States, 225. 230. 258. 284
Vandreuil fears English in West,

50
manners and habits of,

235 to 244
Vanbram, inierpreter al capitulation of fort Westfall,

131
Necessity,
65 Wetzell, Lewis,

233
Venango, Washington at, &c. 59 & note. 51--note Wheeling,

168 to 174
French at,
52 and note, 61 Whileeyes, Captain,

128. 1.48
Vincennes, when founded,
30-note. 40 Whiskey insurrection,

432 to 452
in 1765,
101 Winchester, treaty at, in 1753,

57
killed among Chickasaws,
37 Winchester, General, in 1812,

535
besieged by Clark,

207
at rapids of Maumee,

537
Vivier, letters from, relative to West, 38. 39 Will's Creek, Cumberland,

58. 60. 64
Virginians buy west of Iroquois, 1744, 48 Wilkinson, James, in Lexington,

265
French idea of,

186. 187
acquires influence,

272
Virginia sends Commissioners west, 1753, 57

goes to New Orleans,

286. 309. 323
raises troops,
60. 62 goes against Wabash Indiane,

352
changes organization of troops,
66 charges, &c. against

426
in 1756,

78
his connection with Burr,

505
land laws,
218. 227 Wood, Colonel, his travels,

43. 44. 46--note
first land cession,

230 Worsley, Lieut. takes Tigress, &c.
second do
257 Wyandots, or Hurons,

note 4
agrees to independence of Kentucky,
273 and note Zane, family of, settle at Whecling,

121
reserve, northwest of Ohio, sellled, 455

Colonel, opposes Cresap,

123. 125

Isaac, captive among the Indians,
Wabash, early used by travellers,
41. 52

169 and note
settlements in 1765,
102. 103 Elizabeth, heroic conduct of,

172
Wabash and Illinois companies,
177 Zeisberger seltles in Allegbany, &c.

150
Wabash Indians and U.S. 318. 321. 329. 350, &c.

552

ERRORS AND OMISSIONS.
Some typographical errors, not noticed below, are to be found in this volume, but the
reader can correct them without difficulty.
Page 30 Note † 1st line, after “Paris, 1781," insert “vol. vi.”

35 Note * 2nd line, after "Indiana" insert "vol. i."
41 Note flast line, for "ii" read “No. 2."
43 Nole * 1st line, for "354 read “344."
50 25th line, tor *57" read “1751."
52 Note | 1st line, for "typography" read “opography."
54 Note † 4th line, place the colon after “Pickaway."
57 Note * 2nd line, for “484" read “434."
do Instead of the note || "Sparks, Wash, vol. II. p. 230," read "Spark's Franklin, iti. 230."

and for“I" in the 4th note, read "II"
58 Note 1, for "326" read "428."
68 In 5th line from bottom, after “appendix to the" insert “ad volume of the."
84 Transpose the notes.
91 5th line, for "1764" read "1774."
96 Note t, for "83" read "106."
107 Note * 1st line, for "was" read “were."
116 In the head line, for "1767" read “1769."
127 3d line, for “Wangusta," read “West Augusta."
131 last line, for “Fort” read "Camp."
138 Note *, after “series" insert "vol, 11."
152 Note * 6th Jine, after “series" insert“vol. i. 278."
178 2d line from bottom, for "Abbudie" read “Abbadic."
202 23d line, for “Colonel Bowman” read "Major Bowman.” N. B, John Bowman was Col.

Joseph Bowman, Captain, and then Major. 260 Note || for "G. W. Leigh" read “B.W." 268 Note * 1st line, for “say" read “says." 278 Note * after “Elall" insert "the Wilderness and War path." 336 Note † 2d line, for "1781" read "1791." 341 In head line, for “Ferguson's" read “Armstrong's." 406 3d line, for “Trueman” read “Freeman." 510 6th line from bottom, for “Johnson" read “Johnston." 526 12th line, for "conduct" read "cause." 529 Insert as a note to the passage'ending “red coats,” in 5th line from bottom ; “Brock's official

report, quoted by Armstrong, i. 35." 530 Note 1, for "in his evidence" read “in his defence." 543 Note 1, for "72" read “372." 553 Under the head of 1816 should be inserted the admission of Indiana to the Union.

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