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Essays on the present crisis in the condition of the American Indians

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William Penn on the present crisis in the condition of the American Indians. First published in the National Intelligencer, under the signature of William Penn.

Letter from General Anthony Wayne to Isaac Shelby, 26 September 1793

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Orders from General Anthony Wayne calling upon Isaac Shelby to raise a militia of fifteen hundred men with Shelby in command for the protection of Kentucky.

Letter from John and Susan Corlis to Joseph, George, and Mary Ann Corlis, 14 April 1816

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In the first part of the letter, John Corlis writes to George of the poor real estate market and his tight money supply but states that he will be able to cover George's recent drafts. He hopes that George will get the greatest yield from his crops,…

A topographical description of the western territory of North America

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A topographical description of the western territory of North America, containing a succinct account of its climate, natural history, population, agriculture, manners and customs, with an ample description of the several divisions into which that…

Letter from James Young Love to Eliza Tunstal, 10 May 1813

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Written from the "foot of the Miami [River] Rappids," to Eliza Tunstal in which Love describes a battle at Fort Meigs on the Maumee River in Ohio. He states that while the American soldiers were holding their own against the British and Native…