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The Ohio frontier : an anthology of early writings, Emily Foster, editor

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The Ohio frontier : an anthology of early writings
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The Ohio frontier
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an anthology of early writings
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Emily Foster, editor
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Summary
Few mementoes remain of what Ohio was like before white people transformed it. The readings in this anthology -- the diaries of a trader and a missionary, the letter of a frontier housewife, the travel account of a wide-eyed young English tourist, the memoir of an escaped slave, and many others -- are eyewitness accounts of the Ohio frontier. They tell what people felt and thought about coming to the very fringes of white civilization -- and what the people thought and did who saw them coming. Each succeeding group of newcomers -- hunters, squatters, traders, land speculators, farmers, missiona
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Ohio River Valley Series
The Ohio frontier : an anthology of early writings, Emily Foster, editor
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The Ohio frontier : an anthology of early writings, Emily Foster, editor
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt130j8tv
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Contents
  • Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Illustrations and Maps; Series Foreword; Acknowledgments; Introduction; PART ONE: Europeans Discover Ohio 1750-1782; The First English Journal of the Ohio Country: Christopher Gist's Journals, 1750-1751; The Burning of Pickawillany: Captain William Trent's Journal of His Trip from Logstown to Pickawillany, 1752; James Smith's Captivity among the Indians: The Memoirs of James Smith, 1755-1759; The Indians Preach to the Preacher: Charles Beatty's Missionary Trip to the Ohio Indians, 1766
  • A Would-Be Missionary: The Journal of the Reverend David Jones, 1772-1773Moravian Indians Migrate to Ohio: John Heckewelder's Diary of the Trip to Gnadenhutten, 1773; The Massacre of Chief Logan's Family: Henry folley's Account, 1774; Who Is There to Mourn for Logan! Chief Logan's Speech, 1774; Trade and War: A Letter from Governor John Venn to the Shawnees, 1774; An Early Tourist: The Journal of Nicholas Cresswell, 1775; Negotiating with the Indians: The Journal of Colonel Richard Butler, 1775; An Official Description of the Ohio Country: Selections from Thomas Pownall, 1776
  • The Rescue of Jane Stoops from the Indians: Three Accounts of Samuel Brady's Rescue of Jane Stoops, 1780An Expedition against the Indians: Henry Wilson's Account of George Rogers Clark's Campaign against the Shawnees, 1780; The First White Child in Ohio: John Heckewelder's Memoir of the Birth of His Daughter, 1781; Colonel Crawford's Death at the Stake: William Croghan's Report on the Tragic Aftermath of the Battle of the Olentangy, 1782; PART TWO: The Tomahawk, the Sword, and the Plough 1783-1815; Rousting the Squatters: Ensign Armstrong's Report on Destroying Squatters' Cabins, 1785
  • Marietta in Its Infancy: The Journal of Colonel John May, 1788-1789These Beautiful Shores: Descriptions of Ohio by Manasseh Cutler and St. John de Crevecoeur, circa 1789; Recollections of an Early Cincinnati Settler: A Letter from Luke Foster, 1789; Growing Up Indian: The Memoir of Jonathan Alder, 1786-1805; Early Marietta Settlers: Joseph Barker's Journal, 1795 and After; A Winter Journey Down the Ohio: Francis Baily's Journal of a Tour to Unsettled Parts, 1796-1797; A Picnic in Old Chillicothe: From the Diary of the Reverend James Smith, 1797
  • The Pioneer Household: Thomas Ewing's Childhood Adventures, 1798-1800A Circuit-Riding Preacher in the Western Reserve: A Memoir of the Reverend Joseph Badger, 1801-1803 and After; Work and Play in Trumbull County: Leonard Case's Memoir, 1800 and After; A Waynesville Quaker: A Letterfrom Samuel Linton, 1804; A Letter from Worthington: Ruhamah Hays Writes to Friends Back in Connecticut, 1805; Mahoning County Hero: Roswell Grant Remembers James Hillman, circa 1806; A German Missionary in Ohio: The Reverend Paul Henkel Preaches at Brush Creek, 1806
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