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History of Chester County, Pennsylvania, with Genealogical and Biographical Sketches Volume 187, (Paperback) Loot Price: R2,250 Discovery Miles 22 500
History of Chester County, Pennsylvania, with Genealogical and Biographical Sketches Volume 187, (Paperback): John Smith Futhey
History of Chester County, Pennsylvania, with Genealogical and Biographical Sketches Volume 187, (Paperback): John Smith Futhey

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History of Chester County, Pennsylvania, with Genealogical and Biographical Sketches Volume 187, (Paperback)

John Smith Futhey

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1881 edition. Excerpt: ...their trade, and former purchases of land were confirmed. Treaties were subsequently frequently made with them. At a treaty held at Philadelphia in July, 1742, Canapatego, a chief of tlte Onondagas, thus reprimanded and taunted the Delawares, who were present, for continuing on lands they had sold: " We conquered you; we made womzn of you; you know you are tame and can no more sell land than women." In the course of time the Delawares were enabled to throw 0B' the galling yoke imposed on them by their conquerors, and at a treaty made in 1756 Teedyuscung, their chief, extorted from the chiefs of the Six Nations an acknowledgment of their independence. The last of the Lenni Lenapes resident in Chester County was " Indian l-Iannah." as she was usually called. The circumstance of her being for many years the sole survivor of her people (in this section of country) entitles her to a notice which the merit of her character alone would not have procured. She was one of a family that called themselves Freeman, and inhabited for a number of years one of a small cluster of wigwams near the Anvil tavern, in Kennet township. After the death of her relatives she went and dwelt in a log house near the present Northbrook Station on the Vilmingt0n and Reading Railroad, on the lands of Humphry Marshall, or, as she considered it, on her own land, it being on the one-mile reservation on the Brandywine. During the summer she traveled much through different parts of the county, visiting those who would receive her with kindness, and selling her baskets. As she grow old she quitted her wigwam and dwelt in friendly families. At length she became a public charge on the township, and on the opening of the Chester County...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2013
First published: September 2013
Authors: John Smith Futhey
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 45mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 890
ISBN-13: 978-1-230-02943-6
Barcode: 9781230029436
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-230-02943-5

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