Pioneer history: being an account of the first examinations of the Ohio Valley, and the early settlement of the Northwest territory. Chiefly from original manuscripts, containing the papers of Col. George Morgan, those of Judge Baker, the diaries of Joseph Buell and John Mathews, the records of the Ohio Company &c.

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Title

Pioneer history: being an account of the first examinations of the Ohio Valley, and the early settlement of the Northwest territory. Chiefly from original manuscripts, containing the papers of Col. George Morgan, those of Judge Baker, the diaries of Joseph Buell and John Mathews, the records of the Ohio Company &c.

Description

Topics include La Salle's discovery of Ohio, Bouquet's expedition to Muskingum and Colonel George Croghan's report on his visit to the Western tribes,the first settlements in Ohio, crops planted, illnesses experienced, Native American attacks, etc.
Full version of this text available at Pioneer History.

Creator

Hildreth, Samuel Prescott

Source

The Filson Historical Society Rare Book Collection

Publisher

Cincinnati: H. W. Derby & Co.

Date

1848

Contributor

Croghan, George; Buell, Joseph; Mathews, John

Relation

bbf0090

Type

book

Identifier

RB 977 H644 1848

Citation

Hildreth, Samuel Prescott , “Pioneer history: being an account of the first examinations of the Ohio Valley, and the early settlement of the Northwest territory. Chiefly from original manuscripts, containing the papers of Col. George Morgan, those of Judge Baker, the diaries of Joseph Buell and John Mathews, the records of the Ohio Company &c.,” The Filson Historical Society , accessed February 3, 2023, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/5782.