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Pioneer History - An Account of the First Examinations of the Ohio Valley and the Earliest Settlement of the Northwest Territory By C. Stephen Badgley & S. P. Hildreth
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In the year 1787, George Washington was President of the newly formed Government of the United States of America. The vast area west of the Appalachian Mountains to the Mississippi River was... More > acquired from Great Britain by the Treaty of Paris in 1783. The British had forbidden white settlement there to appease the Indians. At the end of the American Revolution, the United States now claimed this territory by “Right of Conquest” over Great Britain and with the creation of the Northwest Ordinance of 1787 opened it up for white settlement against the protests of the Indians who still considered it their land. The first permanent American settlement northwest of the Ohio River was Marietta in the year 1788. It was not an easy life for these early pioneers. This book chronicles the events from the earliest explorations of the territory, the purchase of lands by The Ohio Company, the early settlements and the trying times of the early pioneers who settled and tamed this original Northwest Territory.< Less
Volume 0013, 11th Northwest Territories general election --- 124th Delaware General Assembly By Print Wikipedia
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Volume 0013, 11th Northwest Territories general election---124th Delaware General Assembly Print Wikipedia is a both a utilitarian visualization of the largest accumulation of human knowledge and a... More > poetic gesture towards the inhuman scale of big data. Michael Mandberg wrote software that parses the entirety of the English-language Wikipedia database and programmatically lays out nearly 7500 volumes, complete with covers, and then uploads them to Lulu.com for print-on-demand. Print Wikipedia draws attention to the sheer size of the encyclopedia's content and the impossibility of rendering Wikipedia as a material object in fixed form: Once a volume is printed it is already out of date. It is also a work of found poetry built on what is likely the largest appropriation ever made. As we become increasingly more dependent on information and source material on the Internet today, Mandiberg explores the accessibility of its vastness.< Less
The Oregon Territory, Its History and Discovery By Travers Twiss
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Buckrun: A Mysterious Novel of the Great Northwest By Mona Peppard Jensen
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Long before Oregon became a territory, folks in the valley were proud of their ancestors who were the first settlers. A century later, their descendants were intrigued and curious about a long ago... More > unsolved mystery that connected the valley to the majestic forest high in the hills above them. Two families live near the entrance to the primitive, towering trees. A boy from one family and a girl from the other venture into the dense forest where they share a glorious secret they dare not reveal to others. Then came a day in the forest when an incident involving the two young people caused a shocking upheaval in the lives of both families. The turmoil escalated into bitterness, deceit and terrible crimes that went undetected far too long. The light of truth brought forth remarkable changes in their lives that they would never have dreamed possible. You will discover the true meaning of family ties that lead to an amazing ending you are not likely to forget.< Less
The Fry Site: Archaeological and Ethnohistorical Perspectives on the Maumee River Ottawa of Northwest Ohio By David M. Stothers & Patrick M. Tucker
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The Fry site (33Lu165) was an Ottawa (Odawa) farmstead on the lower Maumee River of Ohio that existed A.D. 1814-1832. Excavations revealed an Ottawa bark burial with trade goods, a cabin or shack,... More > and an animal pen or compound. The material culture consisted of a wide variety of Native and Euro-American manufactured artifacts, including trade silver. The bark burial with trade goods is dated A.D. 1780-1809, slightly earlier than the farmstead occupation. The farmstead is connected with the Roche de Boeuf and Wolf Rapids bands of Ottawa that were removed to Kansas Territory in 1832. The Ottawa Tribe of Oklahoma are the descendants of these Maumee River Ottawa.< Less
The Fry Site: Archaeological and Ethnohistorical Perspectives on the Maumee River Ottawa of Northwest Ohio By David M. Stothers & Patrick M. Tucker
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The Fry site (33Lu165) was an Ottawa (Odawa) farmstead on the lower Maumee River of Ohio that existed A.D. 1814-1832. Excavations revealed an Ottawa bark burial with trade goods, a cabin or shack,... More > and an animal pen or compound. The material culture consisted of a wide variety of Native and Euro-American manufactured artifacts, including trade silver. The bark burial with trade goods is dated A.D. 1780-1809, slightly earlier than the farmstead occupation. The farmstead is connected with the Roche de Boeuf and Wolf Rapids bands of Ottawa that were removed to Kansas Territory in 1832. The Ottawa Tribe of Oklahoma are the descendants of these Maumee River Ottawa.< Less
Life at Puget Sound: With Sketches of Travel in Washington Territory, British Columbia, Oregon and California By Caroline C. Leighton
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Snow Shoes and Canoes Or, The Early Days of a Fur-Trader in the Hudson Bay Territory By William Henry Giles Kingston
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: William Henry Giles Kingston (28 February 1814 – 5 August... More > 1880), often credited as W. H. G. Kingston, was an English writer of boys' adventure novels.William Henry Giles Kingston was born in Harley Street, London on 28 February 1814. He was the eldest son of Lucy Henry Kingston (d.1852) and his wife Frances Sophia Rooke (b.1789), daughter of Sir Giles Rooke, Judge of the Court of Common Pleas. Kingston's paternal grandfather John Kingston (1736-1820) was a Member of Parliament who staunchly supported the Abolition of the Slave Trade, despite having a plantation in Demerara. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Henry_Giles_Kingston< Less
Notes of a Twenty-Five Years' Service in the Hudson's Bay Territory Volume I. By John McLean
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William Tyler By Donald Gardner Stacy
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William Tyler "emigrates" on foot to the town of North Fork following the burial of his mother's charred remains. He goes there in observance of her dying wish, that her son not remain a... More > hermit throughout his adult life. Once in North Fork, Tyler soon takes on the job of delivery driver for a Northern Pacific Railroad secondary line and later studies telegraphy in the hope of improving upon his lot.< Less

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